Topic: Football

JCU football team drops heartbreaker to Heidelberg

Great offensive numbers plus bad defensive numbers equals an awful lot of points. That formula appeared to fit last Saturday’s game to a tee when the Blue Streaks took on the Student Princes of Heidelberg University. In a game that featured more than 1,000 yards of combined offense and ten touchdowns, it was ironic that…

One turnover means few problems in JCU’s win over Quakers

So many storylines led to a statement win for the John Carroll University football team last Saturday against Wilmington College. On the heels of sophomore running back DaQuan Grobsmith, John Carroll won in convincing fashion, 38-17. The Blue Streaks (2-3, 2-2 OAC) epitomized the meaning of “smash-mouth football,” as they ran for 250 yards on…

Ross has high expectations for himself, JCU football program

John Carroll fifth-year senior Frank Ross came to John Carroll University in the fall of 2006 as a self-proclaimed “scrambling quarterback who was a good athlete, but had only a decent arm.” Calling himself a “good athlete” seems to be selling himself short. Good athletes don’t break school records as Ross has done.  After switching…

Football dropped by Mount Union

Whether it’s home or away, the ability to pull out a win on the football field against the University of  Mount Union, ranked second in the nation by d3football.com, has been a challenge for all programs over the past two decades. It’s no different for the John Carroll Blue Streaks, as Saturday’s 51-7 victory gave…

Football team drops season opener to Case

After nearly a quarter of a century, one of Cleveland’s biggest football rivalries was renewed last Saturday night at Case Field on Cleveland’s east side.  John Carroll University kicked off the 2010 football season just down the road. In the end, the host Case Western Reserve University Spartans outlasted JCU, 30-13. John Carroll (0-1, 0-0…