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On Campus Notebook: Luna has solid senior season for Royals

Juan Luna (Stonewall Jackson '13) had a very successful senior year for Eastern Mennonite University's men's soccer team. Luna was second on the team with six goals and two assists. He started and played in 15 of the team's 17 contests. Luna took 34 shots, including 15 shots on goal, and had ...

Defense dominates, Schor breaks school record in JMU victory

HARRISONBURG -- Another dominant defensive performance led to yet another James Madison University football win. The Dukes won their 20th straight game, with a 21-0 victory over the University of New Hampshire on Saturday. "It was a great effort by our defense," JMU junior cornerback Rashad ...

Dukes will have very young men’s basketball squad this season

HARRISONBURG -- It will be a different looking team this season for James Madison University's men's basketball team. The Dukes return only two players from last year's squad. JMU head coach Louis Rowe said that he hopes the team will play with the same energy and passion that they had last ...

Dukes facing familiar CAA opponent

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University will be facing a very familiar Colonial Athletic Association football opponent today. The Dukes will host New Hampshire at Bridgeforth Stadium at 3:30 p.m. in JMU's homecoming game,  the third time in the last two season the two teams will have ...

JMU’s Urquhart following in father’s footsteps

HARRISONBURG -- Cornell Urquhart didn't have to look very far for inspiration as a football player. The JMU senior defensive tackle said he's always looked up to his father, Cornell Urquhart Sr., who played for Virginia Tech's football team from 1982-84. "He's probably the biggest influence ...

Dukes looking to fill scoring void left by Hall

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's women's basketball coach Sean O'Regan was as surprised as anyone when the Dukes were picked to win the Colonial Athletic Association this season by the CAA coaches. The Dukes only lost one starter from last year's team, which finished second in the ...

JMU Football Notebook: Depth big key for Dukes this season

HARRISONBURG --James Madison University's depth has been a key factor all season. The Dukes' football squad has suffered numerous injuries, but it hasn't shown in the level of their play. JMU head football coach Mike Houston said that the team's depth was on display last week in their 46-14 ...

Dukes facing another strong defensive CAA team

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University will be going up against yet another strong Colonial Athletic Association defense today. The Dukes will play at William & Mary College today at 3:30 p.m. The Tribe have lost some close games this season, but they are fourth in the CAA in total ...

JMU Football Notebook: Alls making impact for Dukes since return

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University redshirt senior Terrence Alls has made a big impact at wide receiver since he returned three weeks ago from a suspension. JMU coach Mike Houston said his biggest impact has been his leadership by example to his teammates. "He does the things that good ...

Defense propels Dukes past Wildcats

HARRISONBURG -- For the second straight year it was James Madison University's defense that came up with some big plays to secure a victory over Villanova. The Dukes used a stellar defense and a few timely offensive plays to pull out a 30-8 Colonial Athletic Association football victory on ...

JMU has great turnout for ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’

HARRISONBURG --James Madison University had another great turnout for ESPN"s "College GameDay." The three-hour pre-game show was held at the Quad at JMU a7 9 a.m. Saturday. It was the second time in three years that JMU hosted the show. It was only the ninth time "College GameDay" did a ...

‘College GameDay’ analysts excited to be back at JMU

HARRISONBURG -- ESPN's "College GameDay" has returned to James Madison University and they are happy to be back. The three-hour college football pre-game show starts today at 9 a.m. from The Quad at JMU. The show was there for the first time two years ago, and ESPN "College GameDay" analyst ...

Dukes ready for showdown with Wildcats

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston is expecting today's Villanova game to be much like the one last year. The Dukes defeated the Wildcats 20-7 last season. It was a game where the Dukes overcame some adversity, quarterback Bryan Schor was injured in the ...

ESPN College GameDay returning to JMU this weekend

ESPN is coming back. ESPN announced Sunday morning that its weekly college football pregame show, ESPN College GameDay, will broadcast from James Madison University on Saturday. The show starts at 9 a.m. and lasts for three hours. The show will once again be held at the JMU Quad. JMU will ...

JMU’s Hawkins inspired by father

HARRISONBURG -- Kyre Hawkins doesn't have to look very far when he needs some inspiration or motivation. The James Madison University redshirt senior linebacker said his father has always played a huge role in his love for the game of football. Hawkins said his father played football in high ...

Dukes ready for first CAA road test against Blue Hens

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University football head coach Mike Houston said he expects every game to be a challenge in the Colonial Athletic Conference this season. Today the Dukes will get their first CAA road test. The Dukes will play at the University of Delaware today at 3:30 p.m. ...

JMU Football Notebook: Balanced offense continues to shine for Dukes

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University has relied on a balanced offense for the last couple of seasons and it showed again in last weekend's victory over the University of Maine. After a slow start, the Dukes ran for 191 yards, despite being a little short-handed. They relied a lot on ...