CWRU Spartans Tour & Promote Football in Italy: May 9 – 17, 2015

Experience Italy and la vida dolce – from Rome, through Tuscany, past Milan and to the tip of Lake Como.

DUBUQUE SPARTANS OVERWHELM BEARS IN TOULOUSE, FRANCE

The University of Dubuque Spartans travelled from their stay in Barcelona to promote American football in a second European country with a two-day tour and competition in Toulouse, France.  On a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the Ours  (French for ‘Bears’) turfed American football facility the Spartans put on a dynamic display of big play capability in a dominating 77-0 victory.

OWU ROLES TO VICTORY OVER AQUILE IN FERRARA ITALY

The Battling Bishops rolled to victory over the Aquile American Football Club in Ferrara, Italy by a final score of 63-0. The developing Aquile program, new members of the Italian Football League that plays the highest level of American football in Italy, were no match for the Bishops who demonstrated the experience, depth and expertise of American football played by American players.

Team AFW ELITE News Coverage

The AFW Elite squad made up of top US High School players not only made American proud with their 19-0 shutout win in Paris, they also enjoyed a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel throughout France and absorb the perspective provided only by international travel. Local CBS affiliate News Channel 8 covered the trip and produced this special.

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Dubuque Spartans Overwhelm Bears in Toulouse, France

Dubuque Spartans Overwhelm Bears in Toulouse, France The University of Dubuque Spartans travelled from their stay in Barcelona to promote American football in a second European country with a two-day tour and competition in Toulouse, France.  On a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the Ours  (French for ‘Bears’) turfed American football facility the Spartans put on a dynamic display of big Continue Reading

Spartans Practice with Four-Time Defending Champions of Spanish League

Spartans Practice with Four-Time Defending Champions of Spanish League Culminating a long day of seeing numerous sites in Barcelona outside of Bari Gattic the University of Dubuque Spartans held a late evening practice with the L’Hospitelat Pioners just outside of Barcelona.  The Pioners have won the championship of the highest league of American football in Spain the past four years.  Continue Reading

Dubuque Spartans Land in Barcelona

Dubuque Spartans Land in and Enjoy Barcelona The University of Dubuque Spartans landed in Barcelona on Wednesday morning to begin a fantastic journey in this special part of the world.  After check-in at the hotel and a refreshing shower the team, staff and family members went to the beautiful Port Olimpic to enjoy a plentiful lunch with a view of Continue Reading

OWU Rolls to Victory over Aquile in Ferrara Italy

OWU Rolls to Victory over Aquile in Ferrara, Italy Ferrara, Italy – Sunday May 18, 2014 The Battling Bishops rolled to victory over the Aquile American Football Club in Ferrara, Italy by a final score of 63-0.  The developing Aquile program, new members of the Italian Football League that plays the highest level of American football in Italy, were no Continue Reading

OWU Football Tours Italian Riviera, Pisa & Florence

OWU Football Tours Italian Riviera, Pisa & Florence During their tour the Battling Bishops football team of Ohio Wesleyan University took in numerous sites in northern Italy before the culmination of their tour in Rome. After arrival at the airport in Milan, the group headed into the business and financial hub of Italy to view Sforza’s Castle then venturing to Continue Reading