Even layups came hard...Dayton falls for the third straight game to the kind of team they should be fattening up against. Read Hal McCoy.

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McCoy: UD Flyers Take Another Body Blow
Nov
20

McCoy: UD Flyers Take Another Body Blow

Even layups came hard…Dayton falls for the third straight game to the kind of team they should be fattening up against. Read Hal McCoy.

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McCoy: Flyers Fall Flat Again, Lose To Lipscomb
Nov
18

McCoy: Flyers Fall Flat Again, Lose To Lipscomb

Just when the Flyer Faithful believe it can’t get worse after a loss to UMass Lowell, it gets worse. The UD basketball team gave an even uglier presentation of itself Wednesday night, losing to Lipscomb University, 78-59, and they were woeful in all facets of the game. But at least one fan won a new car by puttering around at halftime.

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McCoy: Something Called UMass Lowell Lowers Boom On UD
Nov
14

McCoy: Something Called UMass Lowell Lowers Boom On UD

UD stumbled and bumbled and fumbled its way into another late-game deficit Saturday night.  But this time the crowd noise wasn’t enough to pull them out of the hole.  They needed more baskets

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McCoy: For UD it’s Chisholm, Chisholm, Chisholm, Etc.
Nov
13

McCoy: For UD it’s Chisholm, Chisholm, Chisholm, Etc.

Running back Jake Chisholm tied a UD record with five touchdowns as the Flyers upset PFL leader Davidson, 38-29, to finish with a winning record (6-4,  5-3 in the Pioneer Football League).

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Hal McCoy: Crowd Saves UD From Going Down In Flames
Nov
10

Hal McCoy: Crowd Saves UD From Going Down In Flames

UD’s Flyers looked down and defeated, trailing mid-major University of Illinois-Chicago by nine points with 10 minutes left.  But a raucous home crowd gave them a lift, and a push across the finish line for a ten-point win in the season opener. Read Hal McCoy.

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McCoy: Flyer Footballers Step On Stetson, 41-13
Nov
7

McCoy: Flyer Footballers Step On Stetson, 41-13

The ‘Terrific Tandem’ of quarterback Jack Cook and running back Jake Chisholm, with some cameo appearances by the Bubonics Brothers, helped Dayton’s Flyers score a 41-13 victory over the Stetson University Hatters. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.

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McCoy: A Star May Have Been Born In UD Arena
Nov
2

McCoy: A Star May Have Been Born In UD Arena

It was only small Division II Cedarville, but a packed house at UD Arena thoroughly enjoyed the University of Dayton’ basketball team’s 94-60 exhibition victory spliced together by 11 freshmen and led by sophomore transfer (from the University of Georgia) Toumani Camara, who scored 20 points and slammed down a pair of dunks to thrill the throng. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.

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McCoy: Offense Has Its Day As Flyers Stop Butler
Oct
30

McCoy: Offense Has Its Day As Flyers Stop Butler

The Butler Bulldogs piled up more yardage than did UD’s Flyers, 527 to 443, and ran 90 plays t9 54 for the Flyers, but they pay off in points and UD outscored Butler 38-31 as quarterback Jack Cook and running back Jake Chisholm had big days. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.

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McCoy: Flyers Basketball Team Feels No Respect
Oct
28

McCoy: Flyers Basketball Team Feels No Respect

Flying High? The unanimous choice to win the A-10 basketball title is St. Bonaventure, which leaves some of the Dayton Flyers a bit frosty.  The good news is…the choosers haven’t gotten it right for years. Read Hal McCoy in Thursday’s Press Pros.

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McCoy: UD Flyers Run Into ‘Trap Game’ At Valparaiso
Oct
23

McCoy: UD Flyers Run Into ‘Trap Game’ At Valparaiso

The Flyers took its first possession and looked as if they wouldn’t stop until they reached the banks of Lake Michigan. The Beacons took it right away with that long second half kickoff return. Despite a 1-5 record, the Beacons outscored the Flyers Saturday afternoon on Brown Field, 45-28.

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McCoy: Officials Play ‘Drop The Hankie’ On UD Flyers
Oct
16

McCoy: Officials Play ‘Drop The Hankie’ On UD Flyers

The University of Dayton Flyers football team saw yellow all over Welcome Stadium turf, 11 penalties for 114 yards to only two penalties for 10 yards against Marist, which used the help to defeat the Flyers, 20-17. Nevertheless, UD had a chance to pull it out late but misfired on a fourth-and-three pass.

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McCoy: UD Flyers Ride The Chisholm Trail To 28-10 Win
Oct
10

McCoy: UD Flyers Ride The Chisholm Trail To 28-10 Win

University of Dayton’s Jake Chisholm rushed for  season’s best 144 yards to lead the Flyers to their first road win of the season, a 28-10 decision over Drake as the Flyers hold Bulldogs’ top running back, Cross Robinson to 27 yards on 14 carries. Read about the Flyers in Sunday’s Press Pros.

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Dayton Loses Heartbreaker To Morehead In Overtime
Oct
2

Dayton Loses Heartbreaker To Morehead In Overtime

They fought to tie it in the final two minutes, but Dayton came up short to Morehead Saturday, 45-38, in overtime. Read about the Flyers in Sunday’s Press Pros.

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McCoy: Flyers Barge Back From 23-0 Deficit
Sep
25

McCoy: Flyers Barge Back From 23-0 Deficit

After falling behind by 23 points in the first quarter to Presbyterian and its unorthodox way of playing football, the University of Dayton Flyers scored 49 unanswered points and won, 63-43, in a game UD coach Rick Chamberlin called, “Wild and woolly,” and it was much, much more than that as the Flyers won the Pioneer Football League Opener. Read more UD Football by Hal McCoy inside todays Press Pros.

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McCoy: Salukis Take Large Bite Out Of Flyers
Sep
19

McCoy: Salukis Take Large Bite Out Of Flyers

The University of Dayton football team took a couple of giant steps upward in scheduling Southern Illinois, the eighth-ranked team in the Football Championship Subdivision, and the Flyers suffered one of their all-time worst defeats, but kept their scoring streak alive. Read more UD Football by Hal McCoy inside todays Press Pros.

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McCoy: Flyers Shake Off Rust, Post 17-10 Win Over EIU
Sep
11

McCoy: Flyers Shake Off Rust, Post 17-10 Win Over EIU

After not playing a game for 658 days, the University of Dayton football team failed to score in the first half and fell behind, 3-0, but behind runningback Jake Chisholm, quarterback Jack Cook and a completely new offensive line the Flyers took complete control in the second half to beat Eastern Illinois, 17-10. Read more UD Football by Hal McCoy inside todays Press Pros.

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McCoy: UD Football Hopes To ‘Cook’ Up A PFL Title
Aug
13

McCoy: UD Football Hopes To ‘Cook’ Up A PFL Title

Considered too short in high school to play quarterback in college, UD’s Jack Cook has proved he’s no worse, and no less a prospect than guys like Drew Brees and Kyle Murray.

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McCoy: UD Football Team Will Ride ‘The (Jake) Chisholm Trail’
Aug
11

McCoy: UD Football Team Will Ride ‘The (Jake) Chisholm Trail’

The guy you know the least about by season’s end may be the one you know the most about regarding Dayton football.  Running back Jake Chisholm is short in stature, but his productive skills cast a long shadow. Hal McCoy writes about him in today’s Press Pros.

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McCoy: UD Hopes Football Flyers Match New Practice Facilities
Aug
6

McCoy: UD Hopes Football Flyers Match New Practice Facilities

On media day for University of Dayton football it was hard to tell what coach Rick Chamberlin was more excited about…football itself, or the new practice digs underway adjacent to UD Arena.  Both portend to be pretty nice. Hal McCoy writes for today’s Press Pros.

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McCoy: UD’s Easterling Says PFL Title, NFL Career Possible
Aug
5

McCoy: UD’s Easterling Says PFL Title, NFL Career Possible

University of Dayton safety Brandon Easterling (below, in red) has his sights sets on football now, and some football later…and a PFL title in between to help make up for two years of lost time. Hal McCoy writes Flyer football for Press Pros.

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