2020 Evangel Football News

  • Evangel Football Falls at Culver-Stockton to Open Season
    September 19, 2020
    CANTON, Mo. – The Evangel football team opened its long-awaited 2020 season Saturday with a 34-17 loss to Culver-Stockton, as the Wildcats scored 18 unanswered fourth-quarter points to topple the Crusaders for the first time in six years.
  • Evangel Opens 2020 Football Season Saturday at Culver-Stockton
    September 17, 2020
    The Evangel Crusaders will open their 44th season of varsity football Saturday (Sept. 19) with a Noon (CDT) road contest against the Culver-Stockton Wildcats at Ellison Poulton Stadium in Canton, Mo.
  • Evangel and Clarke Season Opener Postponed to Oct. 10
    September 04, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The upcoming Evangel football game against Clarke University, originally scheduled for Sept. 12, has been postponed. The difficult decision for the postponement was decided by each institution's president on Friday.
  • Evangel Football Completes 2020 Coaching Staff
    September 03, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel Football head coach Chuck Hepola announced the final pieces to his 2020 coaching staff Thursday, with the appointments of former Crusaders Chase Gehring, Ethan Smith and Jermaine Walker to assistant coaching positions.
  • Lee Selected as William V. Campbell Trophy Nominee
    August 31, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel senior running back Darrius Lee has been nominated for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded annually by the National Football Foundation to the nation's top football scholar-athlete.
  • Heart Conference Releases Return to Play Guidelines
    August 24, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Heart of America Athletic Conference Council of Presidents (COP) has approved the Heart Promise, a detailed document that provides guidelines to each member institution on returning to play for the upcoming season.
  • Evangel Adjusts Kickoff Time for Season Opener
    August 14, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Evangel University announced game time change for its 2020 season opening football contest against Clarke on Sept. 12. The Crusaders and Pride will now kick off the new season with a 1 p.m. kickoff at Tiger Stadium in Ozark, Mo.
  • Crusaders Tabbed Third in Heart Preseason Football Poll
    August 05, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Evangel Crusaders football team has been picked to finish third in the 2020 Heart of America Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league office announced Wednesday.
  • Heart of America Doubles-Down on Fall 2020 Start
    July 31, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner, Lori Thomas, has confirmed that the Heart still intends to resume play this fall according to the guidelines established by the NAIA Council of Presidents (NAIA-COP), the Heart Council of Presidents (COP), and the Heart Task Force.
  • All-New EvangelAthletics.com Launches with Brand New Mobile App
    July 22, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Evangel University Athletics has launched a new and improved mobile app along with a newly redesigned website in partnership with FromNow On and PrestoSports.
  • Heart of America Announces Plan to Move Forward with Fall Sports
    July 20, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner, Lori Thomas, has announced that the conference will move forward with fall sports as scheduled for the upcoming season.
  • Evangel Football Ranked No. 17 in Preseason Publication
    July 15, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel Crusaders football team saw its first ranking of the 2020 season checking in at No. 17 in the College Football America Yearbook 2020 NAIA Preseason Top 30.
  • Evangel Football Announces 2020 Schedule
    March 09, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Evangel football team has announced its 2020 schedule and kickoff times on Monday.