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Dukes ready to start CAA football season

James Madison University's Jimmy Moreland tries to tackle North Carolina's Elijah Hood as he runs for a touchdown in the first half of their game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Sept. 17. The Dukes play at Maine today. AP

September 24, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team starts its Colonial Athletic Association conference schedule today against the University of Maine.

Redshirt senior trio leading way for JMU offensive line

The James Madison University offensive line, led by redshirt seniors Matt Frank, Mitchell Kirsch and Kyle Rigney, has played a key role in the success of the offense this season. The Dukes are averaging 539.7 yards per game. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

September 22, 2016

HARRISONBURG — Five years ago Matt Frank, Mitchell Kirsch and Kyle Rigney came to James Madison University’s football team together. There’s been a lot of changes in the program since then, but the trio of offensive lineman is still together.

Dukes ready to face North Carolina

September 17, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University football coach Mike Houston knows a little about playing Football Bowl Subdivision teams. Last year he coached The Citadel, a Football Championship Subdivision team, to a 22-21 upset victory over the University of South Carolina.

Balanced offense sparks Dukes to victory

September 11, 2016

HARRISONBURG — Last week James Madison University’s football team mostly ran the ball, but on Saturday the Dukes showed they could be effective in the running and passing game.

Dukes look to build off season opener

September 10, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University’s football team will have quite a challenge today trying to top how they played in their season opener.

Skyline-Brentsville football highlights week in local sports

September 6, 2016

Skyline looked like a different football team last Friday against Broadway when compared to the Hawks’ squad that showed up in the season opener against Central two weeks ago. Now the Hawks are hoping to carry that positive momentum into Week 3.

JMU football notebook: Johnson, Abdullah to share RB duties

August 30, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston said on Tuesday that running backs Cardon Johnson and Khalid Abdullah will both be listed as starting running backs for Saturday’s home game against Morehead State University.

Dukes aiming to improve defense

August 29, 2016

HARRISONBURG – The last two years have been rough for James Madison University’s football team on defense.

JMU has good dilemma with Mitch, Schor

James Madison University's Connor Mitch throws a pass during practice this summer. The transfer from the University of South Carolina is battling with Bryan Schor for the starting quarterback spot. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 24, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team has a good problem to have. The Dukes have two quarterbacks, both of whom are capable of leading the team this season.

JMU football notebook: Houston pleased with Dukes’ progress

JMU's Bryan Schor  makes a pass against William & Mary last season. Schor and the Dukes open the season on Sept. 3 against Morehead State. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 23, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University has only 10 days left before its first game of the season, and first-year coach Mike Houston said the coaching staff will begin to scale back on how hard they are working the players to get them ready for next week.

JMU’s Kloosterman ready to take on starting role

James Madison University  junior tight end Jonathan Kloosterman runs after making a catch against Colgate last season. The Strasburg graduate is excited for the opportunity to be the starting tight end this season for the Dukes. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 19, 2016

HARRISONBURG – Jonathan Kloosterman has played a role in James Madison University’s football team during his first two years at the school, but this season his role will be getting bigger.