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Head Coach Doug Geiser walks on the field at Jack Miller Stadium during 2023 fall practices.

AU football releases 2024 schedule after successful previous campaign

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor February 7, 2024

The full 2024 schedule can be found at the bottom of the article. The Ashland University football team has officially unveiled the Eagles' 2024 schedule to the public. After finding plenty of success...

Eagle quarterback Trevor Bycznski hands off the ball to running back Patrick Blubaugh.

AU football finishes 2023 season with bowl win against McKendree

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor December 2, 2023

The Ashland University football team took down the McKendree Bearcats, 23-20, in the America's Crossroads Bowl game on Friday, Dec. 1, to secure the program's first-ever bowl victory. The contest, which...

The Ashland University football team walks onto the field ahead of the season finale against Kentucky Wesleyan.

Eagles prepare for first-ever bowl game against McKendree

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor November 29, 2023

While it may seem like the Eagles' season was over a few weeks ago after the team took down Kentucky Wesleyan, they aren't done just yet. The Ashland University football team has accepted an invite...

Eagle running back GeiVonni Washington takes off past a Northwood tackler.

‘Thunder and Lightning’: The Eagle backfield continues impressive strides

Ethan Jenkins, Reporter November 23, 2023

The running back duo of Gei’vonni Washington and Larry Martin has been the legs behind the Ashland ground game all season long, capping off both of their careers.  Washington and Martin took over...

The Eagles took down the Panthers with stifling defensive efforts.

AU football caps off regular season finale with dominant 56-23 win

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor November 12, 2023

The Ashland University football team capped off the 2023-24 regular season with a big-time win over the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers, 56-23, with offensive firepower displayed from start to finish. The...

Wideout Dezmin Lyburtus lines up for a play against his former team: the Ferris State Bulldogs.

Dezmin Lyburtus: From new face to old reliable 

Ethan Jenkins, Reporter November 12, 2023

The 2022 season saw the departure of Garrett Turnbaugh, Logan Bolin and Malik Wooldridge leaving a big hole at all three starting receiver positions for the Ashland University football team.  The coaching...

Eagle running back Larry Martin motions to the sky after finding the endzone.

Eagles pull off nail-biter, 37-35, in fourth overtime period

Ethan Jenkins, Reporter November 4, 2023

Intensity and physicality were on display all afternoon as the Ashland University Eagles football took on the University of Findlay Oilers in the 51st all-time meeting between the two squads.  Heading...

The Eagle special teams unit continues to shine throughout the 2023-24 Great Midwest Athletic Conference regular season.

AU Eagles sneak past Thomas More at home, 28-20

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor October 28, 2023

Another week, another win for the Ashland University football team. On Saturday, Oct. 28, the Eagles and Thomas More Saints went toe-to-toe with one another at Jack Miller Stadium, with the Eagles coming...

Eagle quarterback Trevor Bycznski hands off the ball to running back Larry Martin at Jack Miller Stadium.

Eagles blowout Storm in 99th Homecoming outing, 31-19

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor October 21, 2023

The Homecoming celebrations are set to start early after the Ashland University football team showed up and showed out in front of its home crowd at Jack Miller Stadium. Heading into the outing on Saturday,...

Eagle quarterback Trevor Bycznski hands the ball off to running back Larry Martin against Northwood.

The quarterback successor to Austin Brenner: Trevor Bycznski

Ethan Jenkins, Reporter October 17, 2023

At the beginning of the 2023 campaign, the Ashland University Eagles football team had no idea who would be the team's starting quarterback after the departure of Austin Brenner.  Throughout preseason...

Eagle quarterback Trevor Bycznski practices pregame against the Timberwolves.

Eagles dominate Timberwolves from start to finish, 35-3

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor October 14, 2023

Now three straight. That is the current win streak for the Ashland University Eagle football team after traveling four hours north to take on the Northwood University Timberwolves in Midland, MI. The...

Eagle defensive end Chris Julian continues to shine in the 2023-24 season.

Eagles win ninth all-time outing against Cavaliers, 21-7, in dominant showing

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor October 7, 2023

The Ashland University football team has now found its first multi-game win streak of the 2023-24 season as the Eagles were able to pull off a victory at home over the Walsh University Cavaliers. On...

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