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Ferrum College to Host NCAA Men’s Wrestling Tournament in 2023

In 2019, Ferrum hosted the NCAA Men's Wrestling Tournament at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, VA. 2019 photo. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced site selections for national championship events for the 2023 through 2026 cycle, and Ferrum College has been selected to host the 2023 Division III Men's Wrestling [...]

Ferrum College to Host NCAA Men’s Wrestling Tournament in 20232020-10-15T13:47:38+00:00

Ferrum Athletics Announces Updated Plans for Fall ’20

Director of Athletics John Sutyak has written the following letter to the Ferrum College community announcing Ferrum Athletics' updated plans for fall 2020: Dear Ferrum Community, In conjunction with the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announcement this afternoon, Ferrum College will not compete in any external athletic competition before January 1, 2021, due to the ongoing [...]

Ferrum Athletics Announces Updated Plans for Fall ’202020-07-21T21:20:53+00:00

Norton Outdoor Adventures Endowment Established in Coach Hank Norton’s Honor

Legendary Coach Hank Norton Through gifts from family, friends, and former football players of Coach Wilbert Henry “Hank” Norton, an endowment honoring Coach Norton’s 34 years of service to Ferrum College has been established. The endowment will support The Norton Outdoor Adventures, formerly known as Ferrum Outdoors, and will pay tribute to [...]

Norton Outdoor Adventures Endowment Established in Coach Hank Norton’s Honor2020-08-05T12:28:37+00:00

Over 40 Student-Athletes Participate in Zoom Meeting to Foster “Healing and Understanding”

Over 40 student-athletes attended Adams' online meeting to have a safe place to ask questions and get real answers. With emotions running high following recent events in our nation, Ferrum College Head Football Coach and alumnus Cleive Adams ’02 decided to take action. Adams reached out to Athletic Director John Sutyak with [...]

Over 40 Student-Athletes Participate in Zoom Meeting to Foster “Healing and Understanding”2020-06-10T20:10:05+00:00

Riggs Named Head Men’s Wrestling Coach at Ferrum College

Ryan Riggs, who has been with the Panther wrestling program the past four seasons and recently completed his second year as associate head coach, will become the next head men’s wrestling coach at Ferrum College. "We are extremely pleased that Ryan Riggs has agreed to be the next head men's wrestling coach at Ferrum [...]

Riggs Named Head Men’s Wrestling Coach at Ferrum College2020-04-01T12:17:43+00:00

Alumnus Cleive Adams ’02 Named Head Football Coach

Adams stands with President David Johns during Adams' 2019 induction into the Ferrum College Sports Hall of Fame. Athletic Director John Sutyak has announced the hiring of alumnus Cleive Adams '02 as the new football coach at Ferrum College. “I am excited to welcome Cleive Adams back to Ferrum as our new [...]

Alumnus Cleive Adams ’02 Named Head Football Coach2020-03-30T20:46:40+00:00

Athletics Director John Sutyak Reflects on His First Two Months at Ferrum College

Director of Athletics John Sutyak Director of Athletics John Sutyak reflected on his first two months in his new role with a letter of introduction to Ferrum College alumni. Dear Ferrum Panther Alumni, As I sit in the Norton Center, it is hard to believe that I have been here now over [...]

Athletics Director John Sutyak Reflects on His First Two Months at Ferrum College2020-03-18T16:17:42+00:00

Ferrum College Track & Field Programs Coming in Fall 2020

Mark White will serve as Ferrum College's track and field coach. Ferrum College has announced the addition of men's and women's track and field programs, slated to being in the fall 2020 semester. Mark White, who is in his second year as head coach of the Ferrum men's and women's cross country [...]

Ferrum College Track & Field Programs Coming in Fall 20202020-01-07T19:28:49+00:00

Talum Smith ’20 Receives Courage Award at Wrestle Like A Girl Gala

Talum Smith '20 (center) stands with President David Johns and Head Women's Wrestling Coach Breonnah Neal at the October 30 Wrestle Like A Girl Gala. Ferrum College senior and member of the women’s wrestling team Talum Smith was honored Wednesday, October 30, 2019, during the Wrestle Like A Girl Fourth Annual Gala. [...]

Talum Smith ’20 Receives Courage Award at Wrestle Like A Girl Gala2019-10-31T18:55:19+00:00

Ferrum College’s Brian Mann is First-Ever Student-Athlete to Earn Academic and Athletic All-American Recognition

Ferrum College junior Brian Mann from Pearisburg, VA, has been named to both the 2018 American Football Coaches Association Division III All-American Team, and the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-American NCAA Division III Football Team.  He is the College’s first ever student-athlete to earn academic and athletic All-American recognition. Mann, who is majoring in business [...]

Ferrum College’s Brian Mann is First-Ever Student-Athlete to Earn Academic and Athletic All-American Recognition2018-12-14T21:22:59+00:00