Keys, Jr., voted MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jimmy Keys, Jr., was named Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, blocking a field goal and making an interception in a 35-34 comeback victory at Ave Maria University.


Fourth-quarter comeback carries CU past Ave Maria

AVE MARIA, Fla. – Dezmon Huntley scored twice on short runs in the fourth quarter and Jimmy Keys, Jr., blocked a punt and registered an interception in the final period as well, as Cumberland overcame a 13-point deficit to post a 35-34 victory over Ave Maria University here Saturday in football action.


Second quarter burst carries UAPB past Phoenix

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – After sitting through more than two hours of rain and lightning delays, three Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterbacks combined for 363 passing yards and three touchdowns and UAPB scored 31 points in the second quarter en route to a 55-0 win over Cumberland in football action here Saturday night at Simmons Bank Field.


Sang, Benson among players honored by NFF

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jeff Benson and Austin Sang are among nearly 1,200 college football players nationwide participating during the 2018 season while working on master’s degrees from their respective universities, as announced Wednesday by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.


Former CU football coach Herschel Moore passes away

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University football coach and Sports Hall of Fame member Herschel Moore passed away Tuesday morning in Nashville at the age of 91.


White, Kline garner MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Aaron White and Sean Kline earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Week honors, respectively, on Monday after helping the Phoenix to an overtime victory over Union College, as announced by the league office.


Phoenix overcome early deficit, win 31-28 in overtime

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sean Kline booted a 35-yard field and Jimmy Turner ended the game with an interception in overtime, as Cumberland overcame an early 14-point deficit for a 31-28 victory over Union College in the home opener here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


CU Phoenix Band marching to Nokes-Lasater for football games

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland Phoenix Marching Band will begin a new tradition with Saturday’s football season-opener this week, marching from campus to Nokes-Lasater Field. The band is asking students and fans to join them in the one mile walk that begins at Noon this Saturday.


Miscues, penalties result in opening 26-14 loss for CU

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Dezmon Huntley and Telvin Rucker each scored touchdowns, but a blocked punt for a touchdown and another miscue on special teams helped Bluefield College post the final 23 points of the game in a 26-14 victory over Cumberland in football action here Saturday night at Mitchell Stadium.