Hal: Dayton Flyers Bridge Collapses With A Loss To Valparaiso

The team’s motto this year was, “Build That Bridge,” but the bridge was never completed and collapsed many times this season for a lack of big plays at important and opportune times.  Dayton suffers just its second losing season in 40 years with Saturday's loss at Valparaiso. Read Hal McCoy's account in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal: Dayton Flyers Bridge Collapses With A Loss To Valparaiso
Nov
18

Hal: Dayton Flyers Bridge Collapses With A Loss To Valparaiso

The team’s motto this year was, “Build That Bridge,” but the bridge was never completed and collapsed many times this season for a lack of big plays at important and opportune times.  Dayton suffers just its second losing season in 40 years with Saturday’s loss at Valparaiso. Read Hal McCoy’s account in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
11

Hal McCoy: UD Wins The Opener On A Prayer…Kind Of!

All’s well that ends well…Anthony Grant directs traffic and the game-winning play before a packed house of onlookers – the Dayton Flyers win his debut as head coach in a thriller. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s Flyer feature.

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Hal McCoy: UD Continues Late Rebound With Win Over Marist
Nov
4

Hal McCoy: UD Continues Late Rebound With Win Over Marist

Cole Kaparos wiggled in for a touchdown (above) and the Flyers took advantage of good health, experience, and end-of-season momentum to win their third straight and fourth in the last five…36-17, over Marist.

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McCoy: Flyers’ Second Half Defense Shuts Butler Down…
Oct
28

McCoy: Flyers’ Second Half Defense Shuts Butler Down…

The Flyers clamped the jaws of life on Butler in the second half, outscoring the Bulldogs 17-0 and rescuing a big hearted 27-22 victory on a brisk and blustery Saturday afternoon at Welcome Stadium. Read more of the Flyers big win inside today’s feature by Hal McCoy.

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Flyers Deliver On The Road With A Win Over Davidson, 48-22. . .
Oct
21

Flyers Deliver On The Road With A Win Over Davidson, 48-22. . .

The Flyers took off like a stealth jet, with quarterback Alex Jeske in attack mode with 15 completions in 22 attempts for 223 yards and two touchdowns. Read more about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros UD feature.

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Campbell Fighting Camels Leave Dayton Stranded In The Desert…
Oct
14

Campbell Fighting Camels Leave Dayton Stranded In The Desert…

Stranded in the desert with a 0-0 tie in the first half, the game was still very winnable.  It was Camel weather, and the Flyers just couldn’t get over the hump against the Campbell Fighting Camels.  Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s UD feature.

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Dayton Baseball, Fall 2017: New Expectations, And Commitment!
Oct
12

Dayton Baseball, Fall 2017: New Expectations, And Commitment!

Under first-year coach Jayson King the faces are familiar, but the air around Woerner Field has a distinctly differently feel. He promises – more of the same come spring 2018.

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Hal McCoy: Big Plays, And Big Defense, Help UD Beat Drake
Oct
7

Hal McCoy: Big Plays, And Big Defense, Help UD Beat Drake

Alex Jeske returned to play quarterback (above), and the Dayton defense showed up to shut down the Pioneer League’s top-rated passer. Put ’em together…and the Flyers strike for an impressive road win on the road over Drake. Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros Flyer feature.

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Hal:  Flyers’ Struggles Continue…Lose To San Diego
Sep
30

Hal: Flyers’ Struggles Continue…Lose To San Diego

San Diego hogged the football and dominated Saturday’s PFL contest at Welcome Stadium, sending the UD Flyers to their fourth defeat of the season, and their worst mark since 2006. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal McCoy:  Shocking Collapse As UD Falls To Morehead State
Sep
23

Hal McCoy: Shocking Collapse As UD Falls To Morehead State

UD built a confident first half lead…and then it was gone with the wind and Morehead quarterback Lawson Page. Morehead comes from behind to win a shocker, 34-28. Read more on the UD loss from Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros Feature.

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Hal McCoy:  To Err, And To Lose…UD Falls To Duquesne
Sep
17

Hal McCoy: To Err, And To Lose…UD Falls To Duquesne

Sean Prophit’s touchdown lunge (above) was a highlight, but it was the lowlights that plagued Dayton Saturday in a frustrating loss to visiting Duquesne. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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UD Football:  When Less Seems More…
Sep
10

UD Football: When Less Seems More…

UD’s home-opening win over Division I Southeast Missouri served as friendly reminder…that the best things in life (and especially sports) are easier than you think, and not to be taken for granted.

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Hal: UD Plays ‘Large’ In Win Over Southeast Missouri…
Sep
9

Hal: UD Plays ‘Large’ In Win Over Southeast Missouri…

Out-sized, Dayton’s running game simply wore down the bigger Southeast Missouri Redhawks Saturday for the Flyers’ first win of the season. Read more on the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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McCoy:  All Good Things Must Come To An End…
Sep
2

McCoy: All Good Things Must Come To An End…

Their charmed existence over Robert Morris ran out. Dayton falls in the season opener on a freshman kicker’s 26 yard field goal, 13-10. Read more about the game from Hal McCoy… with our debut of Flyer football in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat
May
10

Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat

Like “deja vu all over again”, Dayton and Wright State hooked up Tuesday with the exact same results of their game earlier this season. Funny, unless you’re a Flyer fan…or Tony Vittorio. Read the latest Flyer update in today’s Press Pros.

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Dayton Plays Past Errors To Take Series From A-10 Leader VCU
May
7

Dayton Plays Past Errors To Take Series From A-10 Leader VCU

What A ‘Relief’….Connor Echols salutes his eighth inning homer as he circles the bases, and the Dayton Flyers survived Sunday’s high winds and six errors to come back and beat the A-10’s top team, the VCU Rams. Read about it in the latest Flyer baseball update on Press Pros.

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UD Holds On To Hope With Win Over VCU…
May
7

UD Holds On To Hope With Win Over VCU…

Kevin Piersol and the UD Flyers beat the best team in the A-10 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader to keep their hopes alive for a conference tourney berth. Read about it from Greg Billing in the latest update on Flyers baseball from Press Pros.

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April showers … When it rains it pours for Flyers, who drop to 2-12 in April
Apr
19

April showers … When it rains it pours for Flyers, who drop to 2-12 in April

Inconsistency struck again at Spectrum Stadium. The UD Flyers committed miscues and couldn’t come up with that clutch hit in an 11-7 loss to Toledo on Wednesday.

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Snakebit, Or Worse…Flyers Drop Series To George Mason
Apr
15

Snakebit, Or Worse…Flyers Drop Series To George Mason

The Flyers scored early, and often enough through the first five innings; but could not withstand prosperity. They lost the first game of their Saturday twinbill, and the series, to George Mason.

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The Numbers Don’t Lie…UD Drops Series Opener To George Mason
Apr
14

The Numbers Don’t Lie…UD Drops Series Opener To George Mason

Hard To Watch? Dayton’s Connor Echols’ mood reflects his frustration Friday as the Dayton Flyers’ season woes continued. The Flyers lost to George Mason in game one of their weekend A-10 Conference series. Read more on the game in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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