2019 HCAC Football Headlines

  • HCAC Announces Fall Academic Teams
    December 04, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. - The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference has announced the fall honorees for Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC. Academic All-Conference selections have at least a cumulative 3.5 GPA and are varsity athletes.
  • HCAC Announces Fall Sportsmanship Teams
    November 25, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) announced the Christopher M. Ragsdale Sportsmanship teams for the Fall 2019 season.
  • Mike Leonard Steps Down After 17 Years on the Franklin Sidelines
    November 22, 2019
    FRANKLIN, Ind. - After a stellar 17 years leading the Franklin College football program, Mike Leonard is stepping down as head coach, Director of Athletics Kerry Prather announced today. Leonard will remain at the college, assuming responsibilities within the office of development and alumni engagement.
  • HCAC Announces 2019 Football All-Conference Honors
    November 19, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) unveiled the 2019 football All-Conference Teams and Player of the Year awards on Wednesday.
  • Hanover to Open Postseason Play at No. 2 Mount Union
    November 18, 2019
    HANOVER, Ind. – The 2019 NCAA Division III National Playoff field was announced Saturday evening as the Hanover Panthers drew Mount Union University in the opening round.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 11
    November 18, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football season came to a close following week 11, with Hanover College winning the outright regular season title, and a trip to the 2019 NCAA Division III Football Playoffs. The Panthers capped off the regular season, defeating Franklin College in the 89th Victory Bell game.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 10
    November 11, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football race saw a leader emerge in week 10, with Hanover College clinching at least a share of the regular season title and the league’s automatic bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Football playoffs. The Panthers defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 42-13 on Saturday, to secure their berth to the playoffs.
  • Hanover Defeats Rose-Hulman and Punches Ticket to the NCAA Playoffs
    November 09, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Hanover College football team kept its win streak alive as they defeated Rose-Hulman en route to their second consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference title securing at least a share Saturday afternoon and another national playoff berth, 42-13.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 9
    November 04, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. –With two weeks left in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football race, the HCAC title could be on the line in week 10. The league’s top-two teams, Hanover College (5-0) and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (5-1) go head to head on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Terre Haute.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 8
    October 28, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – Following week eight, a leader emerged in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football race, with Hanover College the lone team left undefeated at 4-0. Mount St. Joseph University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are right behind, with 4-1 mark’s in league play.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 7
    October 21, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football teams are heading down the homestretch, with four weeks of conference play remaining in the 2019 season.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 6
    October 14, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – Two Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football teams remain unbeaten heading into week seven, with Mount St. Joseph University and Hanover College leading the pack with 3-0 league marks after each posted convincing wins in week six.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 5
    October 07, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football season rolled on in week five with conference play continuing throughout the league. The league continued to showcase its high-powered offense, with Hanover College posting 70 points in a shut-out win over Anderson University. Mount St. Joseph University also put up big figures in a 59=6 rout of Defiance College. Franklin College snuck out a win in the closest match of the week, a 29-28 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 4
    September 30, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – Week four was a big one in the 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football season, as teams met in their first conference matchups of the year. The HCAC showcased its high-powered offense, with three of the winning teams posting scores in the 50’s.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 3
    September 23, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – In the third week of the 2019 season, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football teams saw a preview of conference action, as league teams met in non-conference matchups. Due to a reduction in conference teams, some teams will meet more than once in the 2019 season, with this week’s matchups not counting toward league standings.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 2
    September 16, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – In the second week of the 2019 season, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) football teams continued their non-conference play, with big games throughout the region.
  • HCAC Football Notebook, Week 1
    September 09, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) saw its football members open the 2019 season in week 1, with many of the league going head-to-head with nationally ranked competition.
  • Hanover Picked to Repeat as HCAC Champs in 2019
    August 27, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – The reigning Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Football Champions, Hanover College, are picked to repeat as league leaders in 2019 in a vote of the conference’s head coaches as they top the HCAC Football Preseason Poll.