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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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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McCoy: Neither Food Poisoning Nor Marist Can Slow UD Offense
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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McCoy: San Diego Ignores Rain To Rip Flyers, 50-38
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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McCoy: Nestor, Injuries, And Stetson All Problems…Too Much For UD
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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McCoy: Defense Struggles, But ‘O’ Carries UD Past Valpo
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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UD’s Trautman Record Setting, Flyers Rip J’ville
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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Duquesne, Mistakes, Frustrate Dayton In Home Opener
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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Simon Interception Squeaks Dayton Past Robert Morris
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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Something Wonderful On The Wabash…Flyers Win Opener
Sep
7

Something Wonderful On The Wabash…Flyers Win Opener

Game saver…Redshirt freshman Zach Rumpke’s interception (below) with 29 second remaining sealed a ‘remarkable’ UD Flyers win over Indiana State on opening day. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Flyers To Open Season At Indiana State….
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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McCoy: UD Flyers Seniors Go Out In A Blaze Of Glory
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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McCoy: Flyers Wake Up Late, Upset By Rhode Island
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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McCoy: UD Takes Revenge On Saint Louis With A ‘Redout’
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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McCoy: UD Fights Back, But Loses To VCU, 69-68
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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McCoy: UD Does It The Hard Way In Win Over Duquesne
Feb
3

McCoy: UD Does It The Hard Way In Win Over Duquesne

They were down by eleven points down with fourteen minutes left, but Dayton rallied behind Obi Toppin’s 26 points (left) and late three-point shooting from Jalen Crutcher for a thrilling win over Duquesne. Read Hal McCoy’s account for the game in today’s Press Pros UD feature.

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Hal: Toppin Put The Toppings On UD’s Win Over St. Joe’s
Jan
30

Hal: Toppin Put The Toppings On UD’s Win Over St. Joe’s

Toppin’s treadmarks were all over Saint Joseph’s uniforms after the Flyers scored a 75-64 Atlantic-10 win.  The statistics say enough about Toppin’s night, 25 points and 12 rebounds. But they don’t say enough. (Pictured) Obi Toppin hand delivers this dunk to St. Joe’s Charlie Brown.

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Rim Shrinks Like A ‘Mason’ Jar…Flyers Lose Heartbreaker
Jan
24

Rim Shrinks Like A ‘Mason’ Jar…Flyers Lose Heartbreaker

The Flyers found points down the stretch hard to come by – scoreless in the final four minutes – and lost a heartbreaker to George Mason Wednesday at UD Arena, 67-63. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal McCoy: UD’s Crutcher A Diamond On The Court
Jan
13

Hal McCoy: UD’s Crutcher A Diamond On The Court

Jalen Cruther’s transformation to a dependable scorer continued Sunday, with 19 points, in the Flyers’ win over Massachusetts. Hal McCoy writes the story for the latest Flyer update on Press Pros.

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McCoy: Flyers’ Zone Makes Richmond Itsy-Bitsy Spiders
Jan
6

McCoy: Flyers’ Zone Makes Richmond Itsy-Bitsy Spiders

UD’s Josh Cunningham and Obi Toppin captured the real estate under the basket the way U.S. Grant took downtown Richmond. And turned Richmond into Itsy-Bitsy Spiders. Read more on the Flyers by Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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McCoy: Flyers Survive Another 2nd Half Letdown To Beat Georgia Southern
Dec
29

McCoy: Flyers Survive Another 2nd Half Letdown To Beat Georgia Southern

UD fell prey to their alarming trend of streaking out to a comfortable, only to lose it in the second half. Fortunately, they won again, over Georgia Southern, and were so entertaining that hardly anyone noticed. Hal McCoy tells the story in today’s Press Pros.

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