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Faulkner takes second-straight conference tourney title

Faulkner won its second-straight SSAC tournament title on Sunday. (Photo by Ryan Bartels/Faulkner Athletics)

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(May 8, 2017)

Fourth-ranked Faulkner (47-10) scored six runs, all on homers, to claim the 6-3 victory over Middle Georgia State (43-14) for its second straight tournament title at Paterson Field on Sunday.

The Eagles overcame an early 3-0 deficit to earn the win.


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SSAC TOURNEY: Faulkner women wins on overtime over Martin Methodist

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(March 3, 2017)

Kayla Tillman was 7-for-9 on 3-point attempts and her buzzer-beater at the end of regulation sent Faulkner (19-12) into overtime and an eventual 74-73 win over Martin Methodist (21-10) in the first round of the SSAC Women's tournament on Thursday at the Cramton Bowl Multiplex.


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NSD 2017: Faulkner adds 38 on signing day

Faulkner's new class includes running back Mason Waters of Lassiter High School (Ga.). (Photo courtesy Daniel Varnado/Special to Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

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(February 1, 2017)

Faulkner head football coach Charlie Boren and his staff announced 38 new additions to the Faulkner football roster. The current signing class is comprised of 28 high school signees and 10 mid-year transfers.

The prep class is highlighted by three outstanding offensive skill players in Lassiter (Ga.) running back Mason Waters, Andalusia (Ala.) running back Jamal Hourel and Charles Henderson athlete Jabronski Williams.


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Faulkner's Hill earns national weekly award

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(January 4, 2017)

Faulkner's Di'mar Hill has been named the NAIA Men's Basketball Player of the Week in the third selection of the season the national office announced this week.

Hill was also named the player of the week in the Southern States Athletic Conference.


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NSD 2016: Faulkner signees have local flavor

Staff Report
(February 3, 2016)

Tarrance Scott and LaDarian Fields, a pair of key receivers who helped Park Crossing capture the 6A, Region 2 championship last season, signed scholarships to play at Faulkner University at a ceremony in the school gymnasium Wednesday morning.


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Faulkner eliminated from title run

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(May 29, 2015)

LEWISTON, Idaho - The three up-the-middle senior starters embraced, each trying to console one another. The tears flowed for catcher Robert Llera, shortstop Edgar Figueroa and centerfielder Chris Madera - their Faulkner careers having come to a close two wins shy of their ultimate goal.


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Faulkner falters late but still alive in NAIA World Series

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(May 28, 2015)

LEWISTON, Idaho - Faulkner had a trip to the championship round of the 59th annual Avista-NAIA World Series firmly in its grasp on Wednesday, but let it slip away.

Leading 3-0 with one out and nobody on base in the top of the ninth inning, St. Thomas (Fla.) got off the deck to score three times to send the game to extra innings, then scored three more runs in the 10th to shock the Eagles, 6-3, at Harris Field.

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Faulkner wins shootout over homestanding Lewis-Clark in NAIA WS

Dario Polanco reacts to his first-inning home run with a look back at Faulkner dugout in the Eagles' 12-10 win over Lewis-Clark on Tuesday in the NAIA World Series.(Photo contributed)

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(May 27, 2015)

Behind the hard-throwing Patrick McCarthy's gutsy performance on the mound and an offense sparked by Southern States Athletic Conference Player of the Year Chris Madera, Faulkner battled back from early three- and four-run deficits to grab a pulsating 12-10 victory to remain unbeaten in the 59th edition of the NAIA's showcase event.

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AUM softball, Faulkner baseball stay unbeaten in NAIA World Series play

Combined Report
(May 26, 2015)

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The No. 2 seed Auburn Montgomery softball team scored four times in the first two innings and Cassie Jones struck out 14, as it remained in the winner’s bracket at the NAIA Softball World Series with a 5-1 victory over No. 3 seed Lindsey Wilson at the Jensen Softball Complex Monday... The Faulkner Eagles held off a late rally to defeat Embry-Riddle in the NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho on Monday.


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Faulkner gets second seed in national tourney

Contributed
(May 18, 2015)

While other top seeds suffered upsets, Faulkner rolled through the Montgomery Bracket of the Baseball National Championships Opening Round and has been rewarded with the No. 2 seed in the 59th annual Avista-NAIA World Series which begins next week at historic Harris Field in Lewiston, Idaho.

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Faulkner headed back to NAIA World Series

Chris Madera cranked out a seventh-inning homer to propel Faulkner to a win Thursday.(Photo courtesy Faulkner Unv Athletic Media Relations)

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(May 14, 2015)

Things started poorly for Faulkner in its championship round matchup with Campbellsville (Ky.) here Thursday afternoon. Brian Bass, Chris Madera and others, however, made sure it ended well.


Faulkner fell behind by a pair of runs on two occasions but got great relief pitching from Bass and a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning from Madera as it punched its ticket to the Avista-NAIA World Series for the third straight season with a 5-3 victory over the Tigers at Harrison Field.

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AUM takes conference title; Faulkner wins series

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(April 25, 2015)

Auburn Montgomery started fast and hung on for a 6-3 victory in the first game of a doubleheader here Friday afternoon, allowing the Warhawks to capture the Southern States Athletic Conference championship. Faulkner rebounded in Game 2, blasting AUM 17-4 to take two-of-three games in the regular season-ending series at the AUM Baseball Complex.


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Faulkner wins first game of key series against AUM

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(April 24, 2015)

Faulkner’s Jack Charleston kept Auburn Montgomery without a hit for the first 6 2/3 innings and allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings, as the Eagles took the championship-deciding Southern States Athletic Conference series opener 8-1 Thursday at the AUM Baseball Complex.


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Faulkner impressive in annual spring game

Faulkner football coach Charlie Boren was pleased with Friday's annual spring game. (Photo contributed)

Contributed
(April 18, 2015)

Faulkner head football coach Charlie Boren liked what he saw during Faulkner’s annual Spring Game, a situational scrimmage of just more than an hour Friday night at Billy D. Hilyer Stadium.


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Boren high on Faulkner's signing class

Wideout Quan Latham of East Mississippi CC is part of the Faulkner class that signed on Wednesday. (Photo contributed)

Contributed
(February 5, 2015)

The core of the Faulkner football coaching staff is heading into its fourth spring intact, and an impressive list of accomplishments continues to grow – three straight winning seasons, back-to-back Mid-South Conference division championships and two NAIA post-season berths in a row. The thread that weaves through it all, according to head coach Charlie Boren, has been the ability of his staff to continue to improve the talent level in the program.


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Faulkner to face conference foe in NAIA first round

Contributed
(November 16, 2014)

Faulkner head coach Charlie Boren and his Eagles found out Sunday afternoon they'd be facing a familiar foe in next Saturday's first round of the NAIA Football Championship Series.


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Robinson, Hoskins earn conference honors; Faulkner moves up in NAIA poll

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(September 23, 2014)

On the heels of their heart-stopping 55-52 overtime victory at Reinhardt Saturday, Faulkner quarterback Terrell Robinson and linebacker Mitchell Hoskins have been named the Mid-South Conference’s offensive and defensive players of the week, the league office announced Monday.


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Sanderson steps down as Faulkner basketball coach

Jim Sanderson has retired as head basketball coach of Faulkner effective immediately. (Photo contributed)

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(September 3, 2014)

Jim Sanderson, who during an illustrious career as Faulkner’s head basketball coach took the program to unprecedented heights, has retired.

Scott Sanderson, Jim's brother, will take over as interim head coach.

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Faulkner picked10th in first NAIA poll

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(August 12, 2014)

The expectations are already climbing for Charlie Boren’s first season as Faulkner’s head football coach. In the preseason Top 25 poll released Monday by the NAIA, his Eagles are ranked No. 10.

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Faulkner holds first workout under new coach

Contributed
(August 4, 2014)

With players arriving over the weekend, first-year Faulkner head football coach Charlie Boren finds himself in a unique position. He admits to feeling added pressure in his new role as the leader of the program, but embraces it with a great deal of excitement.

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Former Stanhope, Faulkner star Adams makes MLB debut

Former Stanhope Elmore and Faulkner Unv. star Austin Adams made his Major League debut this weekend. (Photo courtesy MLB/Cleveland Indians Baseball Club)

Combined Reports
(July 13, 2014)

Former Stanhope Elmore High School and Faulkner University pitcher Austin Adams has been assigned to the Cleveland Indians major league club, the organization announced last Friday.

Adams made his first appearance on Saturday against the Chicago White Sox, pitching one-third of an inning.


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Boren new Faulkner football coach

Faulkner has named Charlie Boren as the new head football coach. (Photo contributed)

Contributed
(June 16, 2014)

Charlie Boren has been named Faulkner’s new head football, the university announced Monday afternoon. Boren, the assistant head coach the past two seasons, replaces Brent Barker, who resigned last week to accept a position in his home state of Texas.


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Faulkner's Barker resigns to take job in Texas

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(June 12, 2014)

Faulkner head football coach and athletic director Brent Barker resigned Thursday, having accepted the athletic director’s position for the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District just north of Fort Worth in his home state of Texas.


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Local players taken in MLB Draft

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(June 7, 2014)

Faulkner pitchers Jay Gause and Thomas Dorminy were both selected in the 10th round of Major League Baseball's first-year player draft Friday, becoming the second and third Eagle players to go in the top 10 rounds in the past three years.


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Faulkner's season ends at the hands of Lewis-Clark

Faulkner's Robert Llera tags out Cody Weiss at home after a perfect throw from Chris Madera.. (Photo courtesy Dale Grosbach)

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(May 28, 2014)

LEWISTON, Idaho - Second-ranked Lewis-Clark State College ended fourth-ranked Faulkner's season Tuesday afternoon, blanking the Eagles 6-0 in the Avista-NAIA World Series at Harris Field


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Faulkner wins World Series opener

Faulkner celebrates opening win in NAIA World Series. (Photo courtesy Dale Grosbach)

Contributed
(May 24, 2014)

LEWISTON, Idaho - Faulkner's Luis Sanchez singled in Edgar Figueroa in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Eagles to a pulsating 5-4 victory over Georgetown here Friday in the opening round of the 2014 Avista-NAIA World Series at Harris Field.


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Faulkner men's golf team leads national tourney after second day

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(May 15, 2014)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Faulkner’s men's golf team moved up from second place and holds a two-stroke advantage atop the 29-team field in the NAIA National Championship at LPGA International.


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Faulkner advances to championship round of NAIA regional

Combined Reports
(May 14, 2014)

Fourth-ranked Faulkner stayed unbeaten in the Montgomery Bracket of the 2014 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round here Tuesday, riding the dominant pitching of Jeremy Holcombe and Patrick McGrady to a 5-1 victory over MidAmerica Nazarene at Harrison Field.


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Gause brings order in Faulkner's win over Point

Faulkner's Jay Gause records one of his 16 strikeouts in Monday night's victory over Point . (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulkner Unv. Athletics)

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(May 13, 2014)

Faulkner’s Jay Gause brought some seeding sense to the Montgomery Bracket of the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round late Monday night, striking out 16 and allowing only one hit en route to a 7-0 victory over Point (Ga.) at Harrison Field.


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Faulkner wins two to stay alive in SSAC Tourney

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(May 3, 2014)

Thomas Dorminy overpowered the Auburn Montgomery Warhawks in a Southern States Athletic Conference tournament elimination game Friday at Paterson Field, allowing just three hits while striking out 11 as the fourth-ranked Eagles stayed alive with a 6-0 victory over their cross-town rivals.


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Faulkner avoids elimination in SSAC Tourney; AUM falters

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(May 2, 2014)

Faulkner built an early five-run lead then held on to edge William Carey 5-3 here Thursday afternoon to stay alive in the Southern States Athletic Conference tournament at Paterson Field.


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AUM upsets Faulkner in SSAC baseball tourney

Contributed
(May 1, 2014)

P.J. Leto struck out 11 Faulkner hitters and stranded 14 base runners to help the Auburn Montgomery baseball team past the No. 4 Eagles 5-4 in the opening round of the Southern States Athletic Conference Tournament Wednesday at Paterson Field.


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Eagles look to replace Hollingsworth as spring drills open

Faulkner’s David Cochran will battle for the starting job at quarterback for the Eagles this spring. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/ Faulkner Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(March 18, 2014)

The main focus of the past two years of spring practices for the Faulkner football team has been on defense, with head coach Brent Barker and his staff confident with where they stood on offense, considering All-American quarterback Josh Hollingsworth and other experienced players were there to provide continuity.

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SSAC TOURNEY: All local teams eliminated

Combined Reports
(March 7, 2014)

Martin Methodist made 14-of-26 3-point attempts and Faulkner had no answers, as the RedHawks blasted the Eagles 88-70 here late Thursday night in the Southern States Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals at The Multiplex at Cramton Bowl.


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Faulkner women beat Brenau

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(February 25, 2014)

A decisive second-half run allowed Faulkner to take total control, and Brenau's ice-cold shooting effort prevented any form of a comeback as the Lady Eagles sprinted past the Golden Tigers 74-59 here Monday night in a Southern States Athletic Conference East Division matchup at Tine Davis Gymnasium.


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Faulkner sweeps Blue Mountain

Contributed
(Feburary 18, 2014)

NEW ALBANY, Miss. - Faulkner rode a six-run second inning and a strong outing from senior right-hander Julian Esquibel to a 10-1 victory over Blue Mountain here Monday and a sweep of their Southern States Athletic Conference three-game series.


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Eagles win eighth straight over AUM

Cortez Riley scores over Paul Harris in the Eagles' eighth straight victory over AUM on Thursday. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/ Faulkner University Athletic Dept.)

Combined Reports
(January 17, 2014)

With Auburn Montgomery clawing back from a double-digit deficit midway through the second half, Faulkner turned to Stephen Strachan to turn the tide. The freshman guard from the Bahamas scored seven straight points, helping the Eagles fight off the Warhawks 63-49 here Thursday night in a battle of Southern States Athletic Conference cross-town rivals.


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Hayes leads Lady Eagles to win over AUM

Christina Hayes knocks down a jumper in Faulkner's win over AUM. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/ Faulkner University Athletic Dept.)

Combined Reports
(January 17, 2014)

Playing in her last home game against her cross-town rival, Faulkner senior guard Christina Hayes picked a perfect time to have the biggest outing of her career against Auburn Montgomery.


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Hollingsworth named All-American for second year

Faulkner's Josh Hollingsworth finished his career as the No. 4 career passing yardage leader in the NAIA. (Photo courtesy Faulkner Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(December 19, 2013)

For the second time in his three years at Faulkner, quarterback Josh Hollingsworth has been named to the NAIA Coaches' All-American team, released today by the American Football Coaches Association.


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Faulkner's season ends at goal line

Contributed
(November 24, 2013)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - In a driving snowstorm and with its season on the line, No. 9 Faulkner came up inches short against sixth-ranked Saint Francis here Saturday afternoon, with the Cougars escaping D'Arcy Stadium with a 20-13 victory in the first round of the 2013 NAIA Football Championship Series.


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Faulkner grabs first-ever NAIA football playoff bid

Quarterback Josh Hollingsworth and the Faulkner Eagles will make their first ever appearance in the NAIA football playoffs next Saturday. (Photo courtesy Faulkner Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(November 18, 2013)

A weary, but excited Faulkner football team arrived back here at 3 Sunday morning, some 10 hours after it had secured its first-ever NAIA playoff berth with a 42-14 victory over Kentucky Christian in Grayson, Ky. Despite the grueling trip, both players and coaches liked what they saw upon returning to campus.


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Faulkner handles Kentucky Christians, awaits playoff berth announcement

Contributed
(November 17, 2013)

GRAYSON, Ky. - Senior quarterback Josh Hollingsworth passed for 554 yards and five touchdown passes to lift No. 10 Faulkner to a 42-14 victory over Kentucky Christian here Saturday afternoon at Knights Stadium, securing the Eagles' first-ever berth in the NAIA post-season playoffs.


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Faulkner picked to win national title in baseball

Contributed
(November 13, 2013)

Defending national champion Faulkner is No. 1 in the NAIA’s coaches’ preseason baseball poll released this week by the association. Patrick McCarthy’s Eagles finished the 2013 season with a 56-11 record, winning both the Southern States Athletic Conference regular season and tournament titles before sweeping through the Avista-NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho, to capture the title.


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Lady Eagles fall to Talladega despite Hayes' record night

Faulkner's Christina Hayes scores two of her record-breaking 40 points Monday against Talladega College. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulker Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(November 12, 2013)

Undefeated Talladega grabbed control early and error-prone Faulkner could never fully recover as the Lady Tornadoes upset the 14th-ranked Lady Eagles 75-68 here Monday night at Tine Davis Gymnasium.


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Faulkner wins big on Senior Day

The Eagles' Marte Sears intercepts a pass in the end zone, which he returned 101 yards for a touchdown in Faulkner's win on Saturday. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulker Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(November 10, 2013)

With the program’s first NAIA playoff spot in its sites, 12th-ranked Faulkner turned to its defense here Saturday afternoon against Campbellsville. The nation’s leading offense was held well short of its customary day but the Eagles’ defenders responded, scoring a pair of touchdowns to spark a 52-17 rout of the Tigers in a Mid-South Conference West Division battle at Billy D. Hilyer Stadium.


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EAGLES FOOTBALL: Faulkner moves up in poll; Hollingsworth garners weekly award

Contributed
(November 5, 2013)

Faulkner continues to climb in the weekly NAIA Top 25 football poll, moving up three spots to No. 12 in the rankings released Monday afternoon by the associationů Josh Hollingsworth has been named the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week after spearheading the Eagles’ 66-14 blowout of league rival Belhaven on Saturday.


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Faulkner women drop exhibition game to FSU

Contributed
(November 4, 2013)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Faulkner Lady Eagles got to see the highest level of NCAA Division I basketball here Sunday, facing the Seminoles of Florida State in an exhibition matchup and The Tucker Center. Head coach Reed Sutton's team stayed with FSU for awhile before size took over, with the Seminoles pulling away for a 96-58 victory.


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Faulkner stays put in newest NAIA poll

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(October 29, 2013)

Faulkner remained No. 15 in the weekly NAIA Top 25 football poll released Monday afternoon.


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FOOTBALL NOTES: Auburn's Marshall named top offensive player for week; Faulkner makes move in NAIA poll

Combined Reports
(October 22, 2013)

Auburn junior quarterback Nick Marshall was named the SEC offensive Player of the Week for eighth week of the season... Faulkner, coming off a dominating 44-7 road victory over 25th-ranked Cumberland, has moved up to No. 15 in the latest Top 25 football poll, released Monday afternoon by the NAIA.


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Faulkner wins on the road at Cumberland

Staff Report
(October 19, 2013)

LEBANON, Tenn. – No. 19 Faulkner played perhaps its most complete game in its six-plus year history here Saturday afternoon, dominating both sides of the ball en route to an impressive 44-7 rout of No. 25 Cumberland in a Mid-South Conference West Division battle at Nokes Lasater Field.

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Faulkner beats No. 5 Georgetown

Tailback Demetre Baker runs through a defender on the way to the end zone for a Faulkner score . (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulkner Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(October 6, 2013)

The challenge was immense for the Faulkner football team here Saturday afternoon. Having suffered back-to-back heartbreaking losses, the Eagles welcomed the highest-ranked team to ever play at Billy D. Hilyer Stadium. And their high-powered offense would be facing the top defense in the country in a game Faulkner coaches quietly felt was a must-win for momentum heading into the back half of the season.

After the dust settled in a battle that included a video-game like third quarter, Brent Barker’s Eagles had made a statement most-assuredly heard throughout the NAIA football world.


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Faulkner wins easily over Webber International

Faulkner's Andrew Mahan records one of his four sacks in the Eagles' season-opening victory. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulkner Unv)

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(September 1, 2013)

The first night game on John Mark Stallings Field at newly-named Billy D. Hilyer Stadium went just as planned for Faulkner here Saturday night, with the offense, defense and special teams all playing key roles in the Eagles 51-21 dismantling of Webber International in the season opener for both teams.

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Barker calls Faulkner scrimmage 'successful'

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(August 21, 2013)

With a large crowd on hand and fall-like temperatures in the air, the Faulkner football team enjoyed a successful scrimmage last Saturday night as the Eagles continue to work toward their season opener.


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Stevenson shines in Faulkner's first scrimmage

Faulkner running back LaDavion Williams catches a pass in Saturday's scrimmage. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulkner Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(August 11, 2013)

Junior wide receiver A.J. Stevenson caught three touchdown passes and the Faulkner offense controlled the day as head coach Brent Barker and his staff sent the Eagles out for their first fall scrimmage Saturday morning at John Mark Stallings Field.

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Faulkner opens preseason workouts

Faulkner defensive end Andrew Mahan goes through fundamental drills Monday at Eagles’ first practice. (Photo courtesy Ryan Bartels/Faulkner Athletic Dept.)

Combined Reports
(August 6, 2013)

According to head coach Brent Barker, the excitement level surrounding his Faulkner football team is at an all-time high, with the Eagles coming off their first-ever winning season a year ago. With 14 starters returning, and arguably the program’s most impressive crop of newcomers, the goals for 2013 are lofty and unprecedented.

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McCarthy finalist for coach of the year award

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(June 17, 2013)

Faulkner's Patrick McCarthy, who guided the Eagles to the program's first-ever NAIA national championship this season, is one of five finalists for the first Skip Bertman National Coach of the Year Award, the College Baseball Hall of Fame announced Saturday.

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Faulkner places five on NAIA All-American team

NAIA World Series MVP Johnny Shuttleswoth was one of five players from Faulkner to be named All-American. (Photo courtesy Faulkner Unv. Athletic Dept.)

Contributed
(June 4, 2013)

Five players on the national champion Faulkner baseball team have been selected to the 2013 NAIA All-American team, chosen by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association Selection Committee and announced Monday afternoon by the association.


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NATIONAL CHAMPS: Faulkner wins first-ever baseball title

Faulkner players celebrate their title moments after the final out of the NAIA World Series. (Photo courtesy Referee Photo)

Contributed
(May 31, 2013)

LEWISTON, Idaho - After the first out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Faulkner right fielder David Bishop started tearing up. After the second, he literally started crying. "I was hoping they weren't going to hit the ball to me after that," the senior said, "because I don't think I'd have been able to see it."

Bishop was just one of many wearing Faulkner blue fighting back emotion here Thursday night, as Patrick McCarthy's Eagles finished off a perfect week with an 11-4 victory over Lewis-Clark State to capture the program's first-ever NAIA World Series championship at Harris Field.

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Faulkner a win away from NAIA baseball title

Faulkner's Julien Esquibel allowed only five hits without issuing a walk in leading Eagles to doorstep of national championship. (Photo courtesy Referee Photo)

Contributed
(May 30, 2013)

LEWISTON, Idaho - The Eagles rode a strong pitching performance from Julien Esquibel and a pair of four-run innings to an impressive 8-4 victory here at Harris Field, allowing it to move within one win of the program's first NAIA national championship. Faulkner (55-11) is still unbeaten in the double-elimination tournament, and will face once-beaten Lewis-Clark State Thursday night at 8:30 central time in the championship round.

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Faulkner tops Embry-Riddle, faces conference foe Lee

Faulkner reliever Tyler Carter's strong showing earned the victory for the Eagles on Tuesday, his first of the season. (Photo courtesy Referee Photo)

Contributed
(May 29, 2013)

LEWISTON, Idaho - Faulkner junior right-handed reliever Tyler Carter held Embry-Riddle scoreless for 4 2/3 innings and the top-ranked Eagles turned to the long ball in battling from behind to capture a 10-3 victory Tuesday night at Harris Field to become the only unbeaten team left in the 57th annual Avista-NAIA World Series.

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Faulkner hangs on to advance

David Bishop's home run helped the Faulkner Eagles build a big lead on the way to the narrow 7-6 win. (Photo courtesy Referee Photo)

Contributed
(May 28, 2013)

LEWISTON, Idaho - David Bishop's three-run home run helped top-ranked Faulkner build a big lead, then the Eagles had to rely on their bullpen in relief of sick starting pitcher Will Dismukes en route to a pulsating 7-6 victory over The Masters on Monday evening in the Avista-NAIA World Series at Harris Field.

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Faulkner wins series opener

The Eagles' Sergio Sanchez tags out Missouri Baptist's Joe Stropp at third after a perfect throw from center fielder Antonio Kendrick. (Photo courtesy Referee Photo)

Contributed
(May 26, 2013)

Wearing along with most of his teammates the initials "FS" on his wrist tape, Zak Colby stroked a two-out single up the middle to plate the game's only runs in the Eagles' 2-0 victory over the Spartans.
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