Ferrum College: A Centennial of Sports

Jerry Little and Bear Bryant

Student Athlete Profiles


“Being here at Ferrum has given me the opportunity to become a better athlete, student, and person. I couldn’t have asked for a better college experience. “Ferrum was a great fit for me because it is a small campus and everyone knows everyone. All of my professors know me and I can get extra help […]

New Coaches and Staff


Christopher Bache, Assistant Football Coach Bache joined the Ferrum football coaching staff in April 2013. He came to Ferrum from NCAA Division I Kent State University, where he served from December 2010 through January 2013 as offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. Kent State closed out the 2012 season with an 11-3 overall record. Prior […]

Fall ’13 Semester Round Up

Asa Fox

In fall sports action, men’s soccer placed three players on the All-Conference team. Asa Fox made the USA South All-Conference first team. Fox is only the second men’s soccer player in school history to be so honored. Aaron Gustine and Christian Turcios were both named to the second team. Gustine is Ferrum’s first-ever men’s soccer […]

Ferrum Wins USA South “Cans Across the Conference”

Cans Across the Conference

Ferrum won the 2013 USA South Athletic Conference “Cans Across the Conference” competition. Almost 6,100 canned goods, more than twice the total posted by second-place Methodist University, were collected by Ferrum folks. The Panthers are winners for the first time and will be presented the “Cans Across the Conference” trophy at a home basketball game. […]

Equestrian Club Returns to Ferrum Campus

Equestrian Club

A new partnership with Healing Strides of Virginia, a therapeutic riding facility in Boones Mill, brings students riding, learning, and service opportunities. In addition to weekly riding lessons and horsemanship clinics to improve their skills, student club members will volunteer five hours each week at the facility in Boones Mill. College President Jennifer Braaten is […]

Winter 2013-2014 Sports Update

Ferrum College Wrestling

The wrestling team closed regular season action with a 32-21 win over the Apprentice School February 21 at home. Coach Nate Yetzer’s team was 6-3 this season and competed in the NCAA East Regionals on March 2 at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The top three wrestlers in each weight class earn automatic bids into […]

Spring Sports Preview

Ferrum's Women's Lacrosse Team

The women’s lacrosse team has opened the spring season at 1-1 overall with a hard-fought 15-9 win at home over Sweet Briar College. In the 2014 USA South Women’s Lacrosse Preseason Coaches’ Poll, coach Karen Harvey’s team is the preseason favorite to win the USA South women’s lacrosse title. The Ferrum College baseball team has […]

Coaches Show and Home of the Panthers on ESPN Radio in Virginia


Each week, the Ferrumpanthers.com Coaches Show streams live Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. The show is also archived on ferrumpanthers.com for later listening. Ferrum Director of Student Leadership & Engagement Dave Newcombe is the host. Newcombe talks with coaches and athletes each week about what’s going on in their sport. The athletic department also hosts […]

Ferrum Family of Kickers

Eddie Huff ’75, Coach Hank Norton, and Jim Huff ’68

More than one sibling playing football for the same school is rare, but certainly not unheard of. A rarer occurrence is a pair of siblings playing the same position on the same football team for the same coach. The rarest, however, is a pair of siblings playing the same position on the same football team, followed […]

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