Louisville Male finishes atop final USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Male completed just the second perfect season in Kentucky state history, and the Bulldogs ascended to No. 1 in Thursday’s final USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 poll. Male (39-0), which outscored its opponents 338-39 this year, leapfrogged both Neshoba Central and Norco in the last ranking of the season. …

Willsey, Crisswell and Houchens named 2018-19 MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of Week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Guiding their programs to state championships, Bella Willsey of Edison High School (Elmira Heights, N.Y.), Emma Crisswell of Williams Valley High School (Tower City, Pa.) and Kelsie Houchens of Male High School (Louisville, Ky.) were selected MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of the Week for their outstanding play during the week …

Texas Lutheran named 2019 NFCA Division III National Coaching Staff of Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – First-time national champion Texas Lutheran University was voted the winner of the 2019 NFCA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year award, the Association revealed on Monday.   Led by head coach Wade Wilson and assistants Olivia Van Hook, Dennis Moe and Ed Zarzabal, Texas Lutheran (40-8) advanced to its first …

Stiles, Carney, Pfadenhauer named 2018-19 MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of Week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Makenzie Stiles of Deposit (N.Y.) High School , Molly Carney of Howell (Mich.) High School and Alyssa Pfadenhauer of Danville (Iowa) High School were selected MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of the Week for their outstanding play during the week of June 3-9. East RegionIn a 6-1 win over Eldred, Stiles …

Eleven programs earn 2019 NFCA Division I Regional Coaching Staff of the Year awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eleven programs were honored by the NFCA as 2019 Division I Regional Coaching Staffs of the Year, announced the Association Tuesday afternoon. Representing each of the NFCA’s 10 Division I regions, these respective coaching staffs – Oklahoma, Minnesota, Virginia Tech, Louisiana Tech, Southeast Missouri State, Oklahoma State, James Madison, Washington, Alabama, Florida, …

National champs Augustana named 2019 NFCA Division II National Coaching Staff of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Following Augustana University’s run to a 2019 NCAA Division II national championship, head coach Gretta Melsted and her staff have been voted by their peers as the NFCA Division II National Coaching Staff of the Year, the Association announced Wednesday morning. Melsted, along with assistant coaches Nat Wagner and Kelsey Thompson, guided …

Waiting game atop USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The postponement of Kentucky’s state tournament last week forced a waiting game atop the USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 poll. Unbeaten No. 3 Louisville Male (36-0) was poised to possibly overtake the two teams ahead of it if they won a state championship. But the weather was able to do …

National champs UCLA unanimous No. 1 in final 2019 USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Coaches Poll

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Following a run to its 12thnational championship, UCLA is the unanimous No. 1 program in the final 2019 USA Today/ NFCA Top 25 Coaches Poll of the season. The Bruins (56-6), collected all 32 first-place votes and 800 points. UCLA ‘s 10-1 postseason mark culminated with the program’s first national title since 2010. Entering …

First-time champs Southern Oregon named 2019 NFCA NAIA National Coaching Staff of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Coming off the program’s first NAIA national title, Southern Oregon University head coach Jessica Pistole 2019 and her staff have been voted by their peers as the 2019 NFCA NAIA National Coaching Staff of the Year, the Association announced Wednesday afternoon. Pistole, along with assistant coaches Duane Pardue, Cheyenne Bricker, Harlee Donovan …

National champs Augustana named 2019 NFCA Division II National Coaching Staff of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Following Augustana University’s run to a 2019 NCAA Division II national championship, head coach Gretta Melsted and her staff have been voted by their peers as the NFCA Division II National Coaching Staff of the Year, the Association announced Wednesday morning. Melsted, along with assistant coaches Nat Wagner and Kelsey Thompson, guided …