2019 Football News

  • Vickers Named PAC Newcomer of the Year
    November 19, 2019
    Greenville, Pa – Ten Bethany College Football players were named to Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) All-Conference Teams released by the league this afternoon. Leading the Bison in awards was freshman defensive back, Dadrick Vickers who was named this season’s PAC Newcomer of the Year.
  • Football Concludes 2019 with Loss at Saint Vincent
    November 16, 2019
    Latrobe, Pa – The Bethany College football team traveled to Latrobe, Pa for a PAC contest against the Saint Vincent Bearcats Saturday afternoon. The Bison ended the 2019 season with a 27-10 loss to the Bearcats.
  • Vickers Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    November 12, 2019
    Bethany, W.Va – Bethany College freshman Dadrick Vickers (Miami Gardens, Fla. | Miami Norland) was recognized nationally on the D3fooball.com Team of the Week following his defensive play Saturday in the Bison 37-7 victory over Thiel.
  • Gibson and Vickers Earn PAC Weekly Honors
    November 11, 2019
    Greenville, Pa – Senior football defensive lineman, Daniel Gibson (Braddock, Pa | Woodland Hills) was announced as Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the week while freshman defensive back, Dadrick Vickers (Miami Gardens, Fla. | Miami Norland) was announced as Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Rookie of the Week for their performances last week against the Thiel Tomcats.
  • Strong Defense Prevails Bison over Tomcats
    November 09, 2019
    Bethany, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team hosted the Thiel College Tomcats in a PAC matchup Saturday afternoon. Prior to the contest, Bethany College football honored their 22 seniors and celebrated the 125th anniversary of Bethany College Football. Strong defense prevailed the Bison over the Tomcats, 37-7.
  • Game Notes: Bethany vs. Thiel (Week 9)
    November 08, 2019
    WEEK 9: Bethany College Bison (3-5, 3-4 Presidents' Athletic Conference) vs. Thiel College Tomcats (0-8, 0-7 Presidents’ Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, November 9, 2019 • Where: Bethany, W. Va • Stadium: Bison Stadium • Kickoff: 1:25 p.m. • Series vs. Thiel: Tomcats lead, 39-34-1 • Series Streak: Bethany has won 1 • Last Meeting vs. Thiel: Bethany 20, Thiel 0 (2018)
  • Blango Named ECAC DIII South Defensive Player of the Month
    November 05, 2019
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced the Football Players of the Month for October 2019. Senior Chas Blango (Pittsburgh, Pa | Mount Lebanon) was recognized as the ECAC Division III South Defensive Player of the Month for the month of October.
  • Blango Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 22, 2019
    Bethany, W.Va- Bethany College senior Chas Blango (Pittsburgh, Pa | Mount Lebanon) was recognized nationally on the D3football.com Team of the Week following his defensive play Saturday in the Bison 23-19 win over Carnegie Mellon.
  • Blango Earns PAC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    October 21, 2019
    Senior football defensive lineman, Chas Blango (Pittsburgh, Pa | Mount Lebanon) was announced as Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the week for his performance last week.
  • Bethany's Defense Propels Bison over Tartans
    October 19, 2019
    Bethany, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team hosted the Carnegie Mellon Tartans for a PAC contest Saturday afternoon. The Bison squeaked by the Tartans, 23-19. With the victory, the Bison move to 3-4, (3-3), while the Tartans are now 5-2, (4-2).
  • Game Notes: Bethany vs. Carnegie Mellon (Week 7)
    October 18, 2019
    WEEK 7: Bethany College Bison (2-4, 2-3 Presidents' Athletic Conference) vs. Carnegie Mellon Tartans (5-1, 4-1 Presidents' Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 • Where: Bethany, W. Va • Stadium: Bison Stadium • Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. • Series vs. CMU: CMU leads 37-7 • Series Streak: CMU has won 4 • Last Meeting vs. Carnegie Mellon: CMU 17, Bethany 14 (2018)
  • Cole Earns PAC Special Team Player of the Week Honors
    October 14, 2019
    Greenville, Pa – Junior football kicker, Sean Cole (Charleroi, Pa | Charleroi) was announced as Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Special Teams Player of the week for his performance last week.
  • Football Edge Geneva, 27-24
    October 12, 2019
    The Bethany College football team hosted the Geneva Golden Tornadoes for a PAC matchup Saturday afternoon. The Bison edged the Golden Tornadoes, 27-24.
  • Game Notes: Bethany vs. Geneva (Week 6)
    October 11, 2019
    WEEK 6: Bethany College Bison (1-4, 1-3 Presidents' Athletic Conference) vs. Geneva Golden Tornadoes (3-2, 3-1 Presidents’ Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 • Where: Bethany, W. Va • Stadium: Bison Stadium • Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. • Series vs. Geneva: Geneva leads 34-13-1 • Series Streak: Bethany has won 1 • Last Meeting vs. Golden Tornadoes: Bethany 26, Geneva 20 (2018)
  • Bison Drop Road Contest to Presidents
    October 05, 2019
    Washington, Pa – The Bethany College football team traveled across the border to take on the Washington & Jefferson Presidents for a PAC contest Saturday afternoon. The Bison were defeated 69-21.
  • Game Notes: Bethany at W&J (Week 5)
    October 04, 2019
    WEEK 5: Bethany College Bison (1-3, 1-2 Presidents’ Athletic Conference) at. Washington and Jefferson Presidents (3-1, 2-1 Presidents' Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, October 5, 2019 • Where: Washington, Pa • Stadium: Cameron Stadium • Kickoff: 2:00 p.m. • Series vs. W&J: W&J leads 74-21 • Series Streak: W&J has won 5 • Last Meeting vs. Presidents: Presidents 27, Bison 20 (2018)
  • Bison Unable to Overcome Early Deficit to Titans
    September 28, 2019
    After a rainy weather delay Bethany College Football hosted the Westminster Titans in a PAC contest late Saturday evening. The Bison fell to the Titans 45-9 in the first home contest of the season.
  • Game Notes: Bethany Hosts Westminster for Homecoming (Week 4)
    September 26, 2019
    WEEK 4: Bethany College Bison (1-3, 1-1 Presidents' Athletic Conference) vs. Westminster Titans (3-0, 2-0 Presidents' Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, September 28, 2019 • Where: Bethany, West Virginia • Stadium: Bison Stadium • Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. • Series vs. Westminster: Westminster leads 41-12-2 • Series Streak: Westminster has won 4 • Last Meeting vs. Westminster: Titans 21, Bison 3 (2018)
  • Bason Earns PAC Weekly Honors
    September 23, 2019
    Senior football quarterback, Carlin Bason was announced as Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) offensive player of the week for his performance last week against the Waynesburg Yellow Jackets.
  • Football Rolls Past Waynesburg
    September 21, 2019
    Bethany College Football traveled to Waynesburg, Pa for a PAC matchup against the Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon. The Bison pulled away for a 41-17 victory over the orange and black. The green and White are now 1-2 (1-1) while Waynesburg is 0-3 (0-2).
  • Game Notes: Bethany at Waynesburg (Week 3)
    September 19, 2019
    WEEK 3: Bethany College Bison (0-1, 0-0 Presidents' Athletic Conference) at. Waynesburg Yellow Jackets (0-2, 0-1 Presidents' Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 • Where: Waynesburg, Pennsylvania • Stadium: John F. Wiley Stadium • Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. • Series vs. Waynesburg: Tied 6-6 • Series Streak: Bethany has won 4 • Last Meeting vs. Waynesburg: Bethany 22, Waynesburg 13 (2018)
  • Bethany Falls to Grove City in PAC Opener
    September 15, 2019
    Bethany College Football opened up PAC Conference play in Grove City, Pa on Saturday evening at Robert E. Thorn Field. The Bison fell to the Wolverines, 26-15.
  • Game Notes: Bethany Looks to Kickoff PAC Play Strong
    September 12, 2019
    WEEK 2: Bethany College Bison (0-1, 0-0 Presidents' Athletic Conference) at. Grove City Wolverines (1-0, 0-0 Presidents’ Athletic Conference) • When: Saturday, September 14, 2019 • Where: Grove City, Pennsylvania • Stadium: Robert E. Thorn Field (3500) • Kickoff: 7 p.m. • Series vs. Grove City: Grove City leads 12-9 • Series Streak: Bethany has won 6 • Last Meeting vs. Grove City: Bethany 27, Grove City 7 (2018) • Last Bethany Win: 2018; Bethany 27, Grove City 7
  • Football Falls in Season Opener
    September 07, 2019
    Bethany College Football lost its first game of the season to Ursinus in a non-conference matchup, by a final of 22-10 on Saturday in Collegeville, Pa.
  • Game Notes: Bethany Kicks Off 125th Season at Ursinus
    September 04, 2019
    WEEK 1: Bethany College Bison (0-0, 0-0 Presidents' Athletic Conference) at. Ursinus College Bears (0-0, 0-0 Centennial Conference) • When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 • Where: Collegeville, Pennsylvania • Stadium: Patterson Field (2500) • Kickoff: 12 p.m. • Series vs. Ursinus: Ursinus leads 2-1 • Series Streak: Ursinus won 2 • Last Meeting vs. Ursinus: Ursinu 35, Bethany 13 (2018) • Last Bethany Win: 2016; Bethany 23, Ursinus 13 • Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/ursinus/ • Live Stats: https://www.ursinusathletics.com/sports/fball/2019-20/boxscores/20190907_zxsu.xml
  • Bethany to Celebrate 125 Years of Football in 2019
    August 23, 2019
    Bethany will play its 125th season of football in 2019 and the Bison will celebrate the rich tradition and history of the program throughout the year by honoring the great games, moments, teams, players, coaches and staff from the past on November 9. Kickoff is set for 1:25 pm.
  • Bethany Tabbed Sixth in PAC Preseason Polls
    August 06, 2019
    Bethany College seventh-year Head Coach Bill Garvey and senior defensive lineman Daniel Gibson (Braddock, Pa | Woodland Hills) represented the Bison at the annual Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Football Media Day at the Carey Center Student Lounge on the campus of Saint Vincent College Tuesday afternoon.