The name Coach Eckert is not a new one to RiverHawks fans. Head Coach J. J. Eckert is the son of former head coach Tom Eckert. And, it’s not the first time J. J. Eckert has been on the football field at Northeastern State University. He spent a large part of his collegiate athletic career at Gable Field.
Northeastern State University is home of RiverHawks Football. The RiverHawks have a long history of football, dating back to 1909. The current generation of RiverHawks have a legacy to uphold.
A year removed from its best finish in program history, the Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders football team made history as it took home its first NAIA national title with a lopsided 45-13 win over Northwestern College (Iowa), solidifying its place as a top program in the nation.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jalon Jones threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Jackson State rolled past NAIA Edward Waters 53-0 in Deion Sanders’ coaching debut on Sunday. Kymani Clarke scored two rushing touchdowns. Warren Newman showed some dazzling speed as a wideout and kick returner and caught a 6-yard pass from Jones […]
Lindsey Wilson football, looking to build off historic 2019, wins first game in unprecedented season
The Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders football team dominated the University of Pikeville 49-0 in the team’s first game in 15 months, picking up where it left off after an undefeated regular season in 2019.
Mike Moroski’s historic past and incredible football knowledge is the driving force for a new age in College of Idaho football.
When an injury cost him the lower part of his right leg, former Georgetown College football player Kody Kasey was facing a difficult battle. However, through perseverance and toughness Kasey not only returned to the field, but used his story to inspire others.
The NAIA officially postponed fall sports championships to the spring season this week over concerns playing due to COVID-19. Although conferences will still be allowed to participate in fall sports if they so choose, over 50 schools had already ruled out playing prior to the announcement.
Following the best season in program history that included a trip to the NAIA FCS semifinals, Lindsey Wilson expects big things in its follow up season this year. With plenty of returning talent and a large class of new recruits, things are looking up for the Blue Raiders.