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2019-20 Football News

  • Holmes competes at CGS Small School Showcase
    January 16, 2020
    Simpson safety Brendan Holmes participated in the College Gridiron Showcase Small School Showcase on Jan. 3-5 in Fort Worth, Texas at McNair Stadium to represent Storm football.
  • Bartlett, Holmes land on All-West Region Team
    December 10, 2019
    Simpson football seniors Sam Bartlett and Brendan Holmes were both named to the 2019 All-West Region Third Team on Tuesday.
  • Quartet lead Storm football on all-conference team
    November 26, 2019
    Senior wide receiver Sam Bartlett, senior linebacker Michael Connor, senior safety Brendan Holmes and junior offensive lineman Mason Spree highlight the 13 Simpson All-American Rivers Conference Football Team selections, as voted on by the league's nine head coaches.
  • Defense comes up big, secures win over Luther
    November 16, 2019
    The Simpson football defense recovered two fumbles inside the red zone to prevent Luther from scoring during a 16-10 victory to close out the season on Saturday inside Buxton Stadium on senior day.
  • Football Preview: Luther
    November 15, 2019
    Simpson football will honor its seniors on Saturday in the final game of the 2019 campaign as Luther visits Buxton Stadium for a 1 p.m. matchup.
  • Football quartet selected as academic all-district
    November 14, 2019
    Simpson football placed Sam Bartlett, Trey Chumbley, Joe Meyer and Joe Weppler on the 2019 Academic All-District 8 First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Bartlett sets TD receiving record at Loras
    November 09, 2019
    Senior Sam Bartlett made history on Saturday by grabbing his 15th TD reception of the season for a new program record, but Simpson football could not hang on to an early lead and lost 38-20 at Loras in American Rivers Conference action.
  • Football Preview: Loras
    November 08, 2019
    Simpson football looks to extend its winning streak to four games in the series against Loras on Saturday as the Storm visit the Rock Bowl in Dubuque, Iowa for a 1 p.m. contest.
  • Holmes named A-R-C Defensive Player of the Week
    November 04, 2019
    For the second time this season, Brendan Holmes has been named the American Rivers Conference Defensive Player of the Week for Simpson football, the league announced Monday.
  • Big third quarter propels Central over Simpson
    November 02, 2019
    Tanner Krueger passed for over 400 yards, Sam Bartlett and Austin Bell each had over 150-yards receiving but it was not enough as rival Central claimed a 51-34 victory during a high-scoring affair inside Buxton Stadium Saturday.
  • Football Preview: Central
    November 01, 2019
    The Simpson football team looks to get back on track this weekend as the Central Dutch visit Buxton Stadium for a 1 p.m. contest Saturday afternoon.
  • A-R-C announces Fall All-Academic Team
    October 31, 2019
    The American Rivers Conference released its 2019 Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday as Simpson had 52 student-athletes receive the honor. In total, 438 student-athletes were recognized from around the league’s nine schools.
  • Missed opportunities stall offense in loss at Coe
    October 26, 2019
    Miscues and missed chances were the theme for the Simpson football team during a low-scoring 10-7 loss at Coe Saturday afternoon as the Storm came short of pushing the streak to three straight wins over the Kohawks.
  • Football Preview: Coe
    October 25, 2019
    With a spot for second place in the American Rivers Conference on the line, Simpson and Coe meet as the Storm look to make it three wins in a row over the Kohawks. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday.
  • Storm come up short on homecoming to No. 9 Wartburg
    October 19, 2019
    Simpson’s defense held Wartburg to its lowest-scoring outing of the season, but could not pull off the upset and lost, 29-15, inside Buxton Stadium during homecoming weekend for Storm football.
  • Football Preview: Wartburg
    October 18, 2019
    Simpson hosts Wartburg this Saturday in the 75th meeting between the two programs. The Storm will be celebrating Homecoming this weekend during the contest. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
  • Football Midseason Report
    October 11, 2019
    The Simpson football team is off this weekend and looks to rest after a hard-fought 29-21 victory on the road at Nebraska Wesleyan last Saturday.
  • Storm grab 29-21 road win at Nebraska Wesleyan
    October 05, 2019
    Joe Meyer raced for 206 yards and one touchdown, Sam Bartlett hauled in two TD catches and Zach Kreider connected on three field goals to help Simpson football give Nebraska Wesleyan its first loss of the season by a score of 29-21 Saturday afternoon during the team’s homecoming events in Lincoln, Neb.
  • Football Preview: Nebraska Wesleyan
    October 04, 2019
    Simpson football is one of three teams in the American Rivers Conference with two league wins and looks to push it to three as the Storm travel to Lincoln, Neb. to take on Nebraska Wesleyan this Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • Bartlett's 3 TDs, suffocating defense lead Storm past Buena Vista
    September 28, 2019
    Tanner Krueger connected with Sam Bartlett on three of his our touchdown passes, Noah Brucker and Joe Meyer ran for 100 yards apiece and the defense pitched a shutout as the Simpson football team beat Buena Vista 46-0 on Saturday at Buxton Stadium.
  • Football Preview: Buena Vista
    September 27, 2019
    Buena Vista visits Buxton Stadium on Saturday for Simpson football’s American Rivers Conference home opener. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.
  • Ackerson tabbed A-R-C Special Teams Player of the Week
    September 23, 2019
    Freshman punter Mason Ackerson was named American Rivers Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the win over Dubuque on Saturday, the league office announced Monday.
  • Krueger tosses three TDs in win at Dubuque
    September 21, 2019
    Tanner Krueger tossed three touchdown passes to guide Simpson football to a 21-14 victory at Dubuque Saturday night to begin American Rivers Conference play.
  • Football Preview: Dubuque
    September 20, 2019
    Simpson and Dubuque meet on Saturday to open the first weekend of American Rivers Conference football play in 2019. Game time is slated for 6 p.m. in Dubuque, Iowa at Chalmers Field.
  • Holmes awarded Team of the Week honors
    September 17, 2019
    A day after being selected as the American Rivers Conference Defensive Player of the Week, Simpson football’s Brendan Holmes was named to the Team of the Week.
  • Bartlett, Holmes receive conference awards
    September 16, 2019
    Simpson wide receiver Sam Bartlett and safety Brendan Holmes were both recognized as American Rivers Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, the league announced Monday.
  • Bartlett grabs three TDs as Storm defeat Chicago
    September 14, 2019
    The Tanner Krueger and Sam Bartlett tandem proved to be the spark the Storm offense needed as they won 27-23 over the University of Chicago Saturday afternoon inside Bill Buxton Stadium.
  • Football Preview: Chicago
    September 13, 2019
    The Simpson football team looks to even its record on Saturday as the University of Chicago visits town for a 1 p.m. contest inside Buxton Stadium.
  • Storm fall on road at No. 10 Bethel to open season
    September 07, 2019
    The Simpson football team came short of an upset bid at No. 10 Bethel, 42-10, to start the 2019 season in the nonconference clash Saturday.
  • Football Preview: Bethel
    September 06, 2019
    The Simpson football team begins the 2019 season with a tough matchup on the road at No. 10 Bethel this Saturday. The Storm visit Royal Stadium for a 1 p.m. showdown in St. Paul, Minn.
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