Mississippi Gulf Coast and Lackawanna to face off in national championship

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Seven different teams have held the top two slots in the National Junior College football rankings this season, but it’s only the final regular season rankings that matter. Finishing the regular season No. 1 is Mississippi Gulf Coast (11-0), and No. 2 is Lackawanna (10-0), the only two undefeated teams in the …

National championship participants comes down to last week of season

PITTSBURG, Kan. – One week is left before the participants for this year’s National Junior College football championship are known. While both teams face top ten opponents, with wins this week, it should be No. 1 Mississippi Gulf Coast (10-0) and No. 2 Lackawanna (9-0) facing off December 5 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Mississippi Gulf Coast …

National Junior College Football Championship participants still murky

PITTSBURG, Kan. – It’s coming down to the wire as to who will be in Pittsburg for the National Junior College football championship. Conference semifinals are this week, and while Kansas junior colleges do not have a playoff system, their top contenders faceoff in regular season play these last two weeks. And the way this …

No changes in Top 5; defending champion driven to save season

PITTSBURG, Kan. – For only the second time this season, the Top 5 in the latest NJCAA Football Rankings is exactly the same as the previous week. In a season that has resembled Milton Bradley’s popular board game “Chutes and Ladders”, the Road to Pittsburg for the national championship has been messy, and it just …

Halfway through season and championship is anyone’s guess

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Seven polls have been released so far this season, and seven different teams have held one of the top two spots on the road to Pittsburg for the NJCAA Football National Championship. And that’s with the latest victim, Hutchinson (No. 4, 5-1), holding onto the No. 1 spot for five weeks. Mississippi …

Regular season match-up could be prelude to national championship

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The NJCAA national championship in Pittsburg is still ten weeks away, but #1 and #2 face off this week in regular season play. And, while several top five teams have lost this season, the top five remains the same with all of those teams winning this past weekend. Hutchinson (#1, 4-0) hosts …

Several Top 20 teams clash this weekend

PITTSBURG, Kan. – A September 28 matchup is beginning to look very interesting. Hutchinson (#1, 4-0) hosts Butler (#2, 4-0) that day. While Hutchinson is off this weekend, Butler faces Dodge City (0-3). Dodge City is winless, but this has been a season of upsets. A top five team and two additional top ten teams …

Chaos follows after top 4 rated teams already lose

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Tickets for the NJCAA Football Championship on December 5 are now on sale, but the Road To Pittsburg has become more difficult for many top programs. The top four teams in the preseason coaches poll all lost. It’s the first time since 2009 that the top four teams lost before the first …