#RoadToPittsburg

  • National championship participants comes down to last week of season

    November 4, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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

    October 14, 2019 by

    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… Read more

  • Halfway through season and championship is anyone’s guess

    October 7, 2019 by

    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… Read more

  • East Mississippi gains on Top 2

    October 1, 2019 by

    PITTSBURG, Kan. – Hutchinson (#1, 5-0) holds off Butler (last week’s #2, now #4, 4-1); and, Mississippi Gulf Coast (#2, 5-0) and defending champion East Mississippi (#3, 4-1) continue their march to the national title game in Pittsburg. This while another Top 5 team loses a big match-up. Hutchinson jumped to a 28-7 lead, but… Read more

  • Several Top 20 teams clash this weekend

    September 16, 2019 by

    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… Read more

  • Kansas teams atop NJCAA rankings

    September 10, 2019 by

    PITTSBURG, Kan. – Two Kansas community colleges have forced themselves to the front of the pack on the Road to Pittsburg for the NJCAA national championship. Hutchinson (#1 in the latest NJCAA Coaches Poll, 3-0) went into Council Bluffs to knock off Iowa Western (#15, 1-2) with a score of 34-27; and, Butler (now #2,… Read more

  • Chaos follows after top 4 rated teams already lose

    September 3, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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