2016 Walsh Football News

  • Sam Bourquin Interviews New Head Coach Dan Pifer
    December 20, 2016
    Dan Pifer is starting to make the media rounds and was interviewed on the radio by Sam Bourquin of 1590 WAKR on the radio yesterday afternoon.
  • Walsh Names Dan Pifer As New Football Head Coach
    December 16, 2016
    Walsh University Vice President and Director of Athletics Dale Howard has named Dan Pifer as the new head coach of the Cavalier football team. Pifer, a native of Celina, Ohio, joins Walsh from Olivet College.
  • Walsh University Announces Focused Search for New Football Coach
    November 23, 2016
    Walsh University has announced that it will be conducting a focused search for a new head football coach with the hope of announcing a new coach by early 2017.
  • Seven Named to All-GLIAC Team
    November 15, 2016
    The 2016 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Football postseason awards have been announced after voting conducted by the league's coaches. Seven Cavaliers have been named with Nick King earning the highest honors of the group on the All-GLIAC Second Team at linebacker.
  • Football Falls To Northwood In Season Finale
    November 12, 2016
    Walsh couldn’t withstand a second half scoring frenzy by Northwood as it fell 41-13 in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers (1-10, 0-10) trailed the Timberwolves (3-8, 3-8) just 10-6 at halftime, but the visitors scored 31 points in the final two frames to open the lead.
  • Cavs Blanked By Eagles
    November 05, 2016
    Walsh took on another nationally ranked team this week in No. 17 Ashland in the final road game of the season.
  • Cavs Travel to No. 17 Ashland For Final Road Game
    November 03, 2016
    Walsh hits the road for the final time this season as it heads No. 17 Ashland for the penultimate game of the regular season.
  • Cavs Fall To Panthers In Gridiron Action
    October 29, 2016
    Walsh fell to Ohio Dominican in its return to GLIAC action by a score of 42-13 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers are now 1-8 overall and 0-8 in the GLIAC while the Panthers improved to 6-3 in both categories.
  • Cavs Look To Build Upon Malone Win Vs. ODU
    October 27, 2016
    (NORTH CANTON, Ohio) – Walsh looks to build upon last week’s thrilling homecoming win against Malone as it hosts Ohio Dominican this Saturday at noon. The Cavaliers enter the contest at 1-7 while the Panthers are 5-3 and second in the South Division.
  • Cavs Hold Onto Trophy With Eighth-Straight Win Over Malone
    October 22, 2016
    For the eighth consecutive year, Walsh defeated Malone on the gridiron by a score of 24-21 to retain possession of the Bankert-Gallagher Memorial Trophy Saturday evening. The Homecoming win was the first of the season for the Cavaliers.
  • Battle for Bankert-Gallagher Trophy Takes Place Saturday
    October 19, 2016
    No game will be bigger this season than the one this weekend as Walsh hosts rival Malone for Homecoming. The battle for the Bankert-Gallagher Memorial Trophy kicks off Saturday at 6 p.m. from North Canton Memorial Stadium.
  • Walsh Falls to Wayne State In GLIAC Action
    October 15, 2016
    Walsh fell the No. 25 Wayne State by a score of 47-14 at Adams Field on Saturday afternoon in GLIAC action. The Cavaliers are now 0-7 on the year while the Warriors improved to 6-1 with the victory.
  • Football Heads To Motor City On Saturday
    October 13, 2016
    Walsh heads on the road to Michigan once again to take on No. 25 Wayne State in a GLIAC contest this Saturday. Kickoff between the Cavaliers (0-6, 0-6) and the Warriors (5-1, 5-1) is set for 12:07 p.m.
  • Tiffin Tops Walsh In GLIAC Action
    October 08, 2016
    Walsh fell to Tiffin by a score of 35-7 in GLIAC action at North Canton Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Cavaliers to 0-6 overall and in the conference while the Dragons improved to 4-2 overall and 3-2 in the GLIAC.
  • Football Hits Halfway Point With Tiffin
    October 08, 2016
    Walsh returns home to take on Tiffin this Saturday at noon from North Canton Memorial Stadium.
  • Football Falls On The Road at NMU
    October 01, 2016
    Walsh fell to Northern Michigan by a score of 54-14 in GLIAC action in the Superior Dome on Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers drop to 0-5 overall and in the GLIAC while the Wildcats improved to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the conference.
  • Football Heads To Upper Peninsula Second Time For Date With NMU
    September 28, 2016
    Walsh is gearing up for its second trip to the Upper Peninsula this season as the Cavaliers take on Northern Michigan this Saturday at 4 p.m. The Cavs enter the contest at 0-4 overall and in the conference while the Wildcats stand even at 2-2 in the same fields.
  • No. 2 Grand Valley Shuts Out Walsh In GLIAC Action
    September 24, 2016
    It was tough for Walsh to gather any momentum as it fell to No. 2 Grand Valley State 38-0 in GLIAC action on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The Cavaliers fell to 0-4 both overall and in the GLIAC while the Lakers remained unbeaten at 4-0 in the same categories.
  • Cavs, No. 2 Grand Valley Square Off Saturday
    September 21, 2016
    Week 4 will feature one of the most storied programs in Division II as Walsh takes on Grand Valley State University at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers enter this week 0-3 both overall and in the GLIAC while the Lakers are ranked No. 2 in the nation and are unbeaten with a 3-0 mark.
  • Cavs Come Up Just Short Vs. Cards
    September 17, 2016
    In its first game back at Memorial Stadium since the 1996 season, Walsh fell just short in a 27-17 loss to Saginaw Valley State on Saturday’s home opener. The Cavaliers fell to 0-3 both overall and in the GLIAC, while the Cardinals improved to 2-1 in the same categories.
  • Cavs Host Cards In Home Opener
    September 16, 2016
    Walsh will return to its roots this Saturday as it takes on Saginaw Valley State in the home opener at North Canton Memorial Stadium at noon. It’s the first meeting ever between the Cavaliers (0-2, 0-2) and the Cardinals (1-1, 1-1).
  • Cavs Drop To Chargers On Road
    September 10, 2016
    Walsh was defeated by Hillsdale by a score of 28-10 at Muddy Waters Stadium in GLIAC action Saturday evening. The Cavaliers are now 0-2 overall and in the GLIAC, while the Chargers remained unbeaten at 2-0 in their first conference contest.
  • Football Ready For First Meeting With Hillsdale
    September 08, 2016
    The Cavaliers look for their first win on the season as they head to Hillsdale College to take on the Chargers.
  • Cavs Fall In Season Opener at Michigan Tech
    September 03, 2016
    Walsh fell to Michigan Tech by a score of 33-7 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Sherman Field. It was the first meeting between the two teams since 2013.
  • Cavs Kick Off 22nd Season at Michigan Tech Saturday
    September 01, 2016
    Walsh kicks off its 22nd season on the gridiron in the Upper Peninsula against Michigan Tech on Saturday at 1 p.m. It’s the third time the Cavaliers will meet the Huskies and first time since the 2013 season.
  • Football Picked Fifth in GLIAC South
    August 03, 2016
    The 2016 Football GLIAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll has been released and Walsh is picked to finish fifth in the South Division.
  • Poster Giveaway Announced For Home Opener
    July 25, 2016
    The Cavs will host Saginaw Valley State in their home opener on Saturday, Sept. 17, at noon. The first 400 fans in attendance will receive an 18 x 24 2016 schedule poster sponsored by Sonic America’s Drive-In located across the street from Walsh University.
  • Gold Team Golden With Shutout in Spring Game
    April 09, 2016
    Defense stood out as the Gold team shined in a 9-0 shutout over the Maroon team in the Walsh football team’s annual spring game on a snowy afternoon at Vasco Field. All nine points came on special teams as the Gold team’s Logan Gray and Nate Vallee combined for three field goals.
  • Football Announces Individual and Team Camps for June 25
    April 08, 2016
    The Walsh University football team has announced two camps for this summer with one focusing on individuals and one being a 7-on-7 tournament. Both camps will take place on Saturday, June 25, for a full day of action.
  • Football Set For Spring Game Saturday
    April 08, 2016
    A big weekend lies ahead for the Walsh football team as it will cap its spring season with its annual Maroon-Gold spring game tomorrow at Vasco Field at 4 p.m. The forecast calls for snow, but that won’t deter the Cavaliers from strapping on the pads and lining up against one another.
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