College

Dukes eager to start playoffs against Wildcats

December 3, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team has lost in its first playoff game each of the last two seasons, and coach Mike Houston said he’s reminded his team that this year’s team is not the same team.

Davis making big impact for Dukes

JMU's Rashard Davis catches a pass for a touchdown as his foot connects with Richmond's Brendan Coniker during their game on Nov. 5. Davis has returned three punts for touchdowns this season. AP file

November 25, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University senior wide receiver Rashard Davis had an impact on JMU’s win over the University of Richmond earlier this season without even touching the ball.

JMU football notebook: Johnson shows potential in victory

November 21, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston has known all season that true freshman Cole Johnson had the ability to be special, and this past week JMU fans got a glimpse of it.

Plenty still at stake for Dukes against Elon

November 19, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University’s football team may have already clinched the Colonial Athletic Association title and a playoff berth, but they still have plenty to play for today when they host Elon University.

Winning CAA title special for JMU

James Madison's Cardon Johnson (25) runs in the first half of a game against North Carolina on Sept. 17. The Dukes have clinched the CAA title and a playoff berth. AP

November 16, 2016

HARRISONBURG — It was only fitting that James Madison University had a little adversity to overcome to pick up the outright Colonial Athletic Association title last weekend.

Dukes confident in all of their quarterbacks

November 16, 2016

HARRISONBURG — Throughout the season James Madison University football coach Mike Houston has been saying that freshman Cole Johnson is the future at quarterback. The future may be now for the Dukes.