Around the Region

Division III is too big to be covered by just one columnist, so we've broken the country down into eight parts. Our writers file weekly columns covering their part of the country.

THE LINEUP
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Northeast
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East
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Atlantic
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Mid-Atlantic
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Great Lakes
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South
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Central
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West
Matt Noonan Andrew Lovell
Sarah Sommer Brian Lester Erik Buchinger Nathan Ford
Matt
Noonan
Andrew Lovell
Sarah
Sommer
Phil
Soto-Ortiz

Joe
Sager 

Brian
Lester
Erik
Buchinger
Nathan
Ford
CCC, GNAC, LEC, MASCAC, NAC, NECC, NESCAC, NEWMAC E8, LL, NEAC, SUNYAC
CSAC, CUNYAC, MACF, NJAC, SKY CAC, CC, LAND, MACC AMCC, HCAC, MIAA, NCAC, OAC, PAC ASC, GSAC, ODAC, SAA, SCAC, USAC CCIW, MWC, NACC, SLIAC, WIAC IIAC, MIAC, NWC, SCIAC, UMAC

2017-02-22 DeSales Baird regains shooting touch When DeSales' Megan Baird started a new student teaching gig, it messed with her schedule, her energy levels and her shot. Now she's comfortable in that schedule and regaining her scoring touch. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
2017-02-21 WIAC champions, b'gosh! UW-Oshkosh had been on the verge of winning the WIAC title since shortly after coach Brad Fischer arrived. Last week the Titans broke through with senior point guard Taylor Schmidt leading the charge. Erik Buchinger has their story in Around the Central.
2017-02-21 Schlosser decides its time to step down Most coaches don't get the storybook ending where they're victoriously carried off the floor on their players' shoulders. But hopefully they have a lifetime of memories and relationships when they do coach their final game. That's the case for E'town's Bob Schlosser.
2017-02-21 Polar Bears stay hot Ohio Northern completed an unblemished regular season. The Polar Bears know that they have unfinished business after consecutive years of disappointment in the OAC tournament. For the ONU ladies, 25-0 is just the start. More in Around the Great Lakes.
2017-02-22 Better late than never SUNY Poly's top players only have an abbreviated stint playing for the Wildcats. They are making the most out of their time after transferring late in their college careers, learning to play with and lead eight freshmen. More in Around the East.
2017-02-21 Brandeis' sister act comes to a close The final week of the regular season will have lots of great stories, but not all of them will involve conference playoffs. Brandeis will play its final game this weekend, bringing a special journey for sisters Noel and Paris Hodges to a close. Matt Noonan has more.
2017-02-21 The keys to unlocking a UMAC crown Can anyone stop Northwestern from earning its seventh straight automatic NCAA tournament berth? What are the most important factors to winning a two-round conference tournament? Nathan Ford breaks it down with UMAC coaches in Around the West.
2017-02-21 Breaking new ground at LeTourneau The Yellow Jackets set goals to make history this season. So far, so good. Heading into postseason play with the first 20-win season and ASC East conference title in school history under their belts, the Jackets hope to keep rewriting the record books.