It’s game week for the LaGrange College football team, and the Panthers will make their season debut against a familiar opponent.
For the seventh straight year, LaGrange College and Birmingham-Southern will open their season against each other, and this year’s game will be played in Birmingham, with kickoff set for 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Birmingham-Southern leads the all-time series 4-2, and it has won the past four meetings.
LaGrange College is heading into its first full season with head coach Matt Mumme at the helm.
Mumme took over with three games remaining in the 2013 season, and he led the Panthers to a 2-1 record.
Mumme joined the staff as offensive coordinator before the season, and under his direction the Panthers had one of the most prolific passing offenses in the country.
Quarterback Graham Craig, who returns to lead the offense this season, led NCAA Division III in passing yards per game.
LaGrange College will make its home debut against Berry College on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.
LaGrange College’s USA South opener is Sept. 20 at Greensboro (N.C.).
MEN’S SOCCER: LaGrange College opened its season with a pair of losses over the weekend.
After losing to Louisiana College 4-2 on Saturday, LaGrange College fell to Millsaps 4-2 on Sunday.
In the loss to Louisiana College, Raymond Haas and Joshua Robbles had goals for the Panthers, and A.J. Wilson had seven saves in goal.
Both games were played in Jackson, Miss.
VOLLEYBALL: The Panthers dropped all four of their matches in the MckAttack Classic in Birmingham, Ala.
Katie Chancellor had 20 kills in the four matches combined, Mary Katherine Schmitz had 64 assists, Sterling Ancrum had 62 digs, and Sydney Marshall had 12 blocks.