Archive for UD Feature
Dec
8

McCoy: Flyers ‘Smoke’ St. Mary’s In Colangelo Classic

Impressive Dayton and Obi Toppin (below) took another step towards national recognition and raised their record to 7-1 in the Arizona desert with a win over the Saint Mary’s Gaels. Hal McCoy writes the story for Press Pros.

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Dec
4

UD, The Conquering Heroes, Dunks Houston Baptist

Give ’em what they come to see…Obi Toppin played above the rim (below) and the Dayton Flyers overcame a slow start shoot 59% and post an impressive 99-68 win over Houston Baptist Tuesday night. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
24

In Conclusion: Flyers Set Records, Improve Their Own

Record Setting…Adam Trautman (below) caught five passes to become the all-time Dayton leader for receptions in a season, and the Flyers’ improved their own mark for 2019 with a 51-38 win in the season finale. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Nov
20

Ryan Mikesell: “Rosie Would Have Loved It….”

The Dayton Flyers senior is playing the best basketball of his life, and life beyond basketball looks even better.  The best part?  His current role is a testament to what he learned at home. Read more in the latest UD update on Press Pros.

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Nov
19

Showtime: UD Tunes Up For Maui With Win Over Omaha

Big night in the new arena, the Flyers showed their most complete game of the year. Dayton tuned up for bigger things ahead Tuesday night with an impressive win at the Arena over Nebraska-Omaha. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
17

Znidar: New-Look Flyers Take Care of Charleston Southern

Obi Toppin put on an individual show…and the Dayton Flyers rallied behind him to put on a collective one, blasting Charleston Southern in a tune-up for the upcoming Maui Invitational tournament. Mark Znidar subs for Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
10

McCoy: Indiana State (without Larry Bird) Gives Flyers Stern Test In Opener

Indiana State, sans Larry Bird, gave the Flyers a stern test on opening night, in the ‘new’ arena, with a lot of new faces on the floor and a ton of anticipation in the stands. Hal McCoy was there for Press Pros.

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Nov
10

McCoy: Neither Food Poisoning Nor Marist Can Slow UD Offense

The perfect recipe…Dayton’s offense was again cooking, scoring 59 while giving up 35 in a win over Marist to move to 6 and 3 on the year, and 4 and two in the Pioneer Football League. Hal McCoy writes the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
26

McCoy: San Diego Ignores Rain To Rip Flyers, 50-38

Adam Trautman caught only three passes and UD was without No. 1 running back Sean Prophit. Translation: Jake Chisolm (below) was a more than capable stand-in, but the Flyers couldn’t stop a potent San Diego attack Saturday at Welcome. Read Hal McCoy’s accout in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
20

McCoy: Nestor, Injuries, And Stetson All Problems…Too Much For UD

Hurricane conditions and a well-prepared football team spelled doom for the UD Flyers…as the Stetson Hatters applied both in UD’s 38-21 Pioneer Football League defeat Saturday in Deland, Florida. Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
12

McCoy: Defense Struggles, But ‘O’ Carries UD Past Valpo

Another week and another record for Adam Trautman (below)…Dayton gives up more yards and points than they would have liked, but for good reason.  Nonetheless, the Flyers improved to 4 and 1 with a win in Indiana over Valparaiso. Hal McCoy writes the story in today’s Press Pro feature.

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Oct
5

UD’s Trautman Record Setting, Flyers Rip J’ville

Tight end Adam Trautman became the all-time leader in pass receptions, and quarterback Jack Cook set a record for most TDs in a game.  Aside from that, all the Flyers was send Jacksonville back to Florida with a 28-point loss. Hal McCoy writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
21

Duquesne, Mistakes, Frustrate Dayton In Home Opener

Frustrating…Little things, like tackling and missed assignments, cost the Dayton Flyers in Saturday’s home opener against Duquesne. The Flyers scored 31 points, but lost to a determined running attack, 35-31. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
14

Simon Interception Squeaks Dayton Past Robert Morris

Quarterback Jack Cook was again efficient – productive – and a lead-saving interception by safety Tim Simon helped the Dayton Flyers to a 34-31 win on the road against Robert Morris. Read more from Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
7

Something Wonderful On The Wabash…Flyers Win Opener

Encore Presentation…Redshirt freshman Zach Rumpke’s interception (below) with 29 second remaining sealed a ‘remarkable’ UD Flyers win over Indiana State on opening day. Remember how it happened in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
6

Flyers To Open Season At Indiana State….

The Dayton Flyers open Saturday on the road with Indiana State, and a stark comparison to college football as you know it.  But if you knew how the other half plays I think you’d like it…and it’s easy to like! Read our game preview of the Flyers and Sycamores in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
7

McCoy: UD Flyers Seniors Go Out In A Blaze Of Glory

For 27 minutes, the Flyer and Explorers played ‘Put Dents in the Backboards,’ shooting as if they all were members of the Amalgamated Bricklayers Union, Local 937. Then the Flyers exploded to emphatically win their 20th game of the season, 70-39, over LaSalle. Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
2

McCoy: Flyers Wake Up Late, Upset By Rhode Island

It should never have gone to overtime…but Trey Landers’ tip-in attempt at the buzzer hung on the rim and wouldn’t go in. The Flyers suffer an embarrassing overtime loss to Rhode Island Friday night at UD Arena. Hal McCoy writes the story for Press Pros.

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Feb
24

McCoy: UD Takes Revenge On Saint Louis With A ‘Redout’

The Flyers avenge an earlier defeat to St. Louis in front of a packed house…with balanced scoring, and an in-your-face effort on the boards. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the Flyers win in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
16

McCoy: UD Fights Back, But Loses To VCU, 69-68

Obi Toppin and Ryan Mikesell’s heroics went for naught…the Flyers’ late comeback from a 22-point deficit comes up short in loss to VCU. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros Flyer feature.

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