BELTON- Before Saturday night’s game against Southwestern even got underway, there were loud cheers from the crowd. Pete Fredenburg, the architect of the nationally-dominant UMHB football program, was recognized for his legendary role in the program’s history, with the field named “Fredenburg Field” in his honor.
WHITEWATER, Wis.- With just over three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the UMHB offense set up from the Wisconsin-Whitewater one-yard line. The UW-Whitewater faithful had been quiet for much of the fourth quarter, and it was easy to see why. The Crusaders of UMHB had backed up their ranking as the top team in the land, and were knocking on the door to a 10-point lead, already up 24-21 against the No. 6 team in the country.
The votes have been counted and it is time to announce True To The Cru’s Players of the Week presented by Montgomery Chiropractic.
BELTON- On the Sunday prior to top-ranked UMHB’s season-opener against No. 11 Muhlenberg, head coach Larry Harmon gathered his unity council, which consisted of some of the team’s most veteran leaders.
And he asked them a question. A simple question.
BELTON- It has begun to be an expected order each year when the ASC Preseason Poll is released: UMHB at No. 1, and league rival Hardin-Simmons at No. 2. Both programs have had their share of successes within the last decade, and together accumulated the 18 total first-place votes in the 2022 version of the poll, which was released Wednesday.
BELTON- The D3football.com Preseason All-America teams are out. And UMHB is well represented.