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For You, the Lehigh Football News Junkie

The football season is almost upon us, and you want information. Information about Lehigh football, information about Lehigh (and other FCS games) on TV, and even the places where you can find out about the stuff that, well, isn't so well reported. This post will detail pretty much everything you'll ever need.

At Lehigh, the sports fan is blessed with (of course) this blog - which gives a common place for news, game previews, and commentary. After you're done reading all the content on here (and at the official Lehigh athletics web site), you might want to check out some of the other media out there. Thankfully, the Mountain Hawks are blessed with two local media outlets (The Allentown Morning Call and the Easton Express-Times), and one school paper (The Brown & White) with very good Lehigh football coverage. Additionally, I like to check out the Groller's Corner blog at the Morning Call (by Keith Groller) for those extra Lehigh tidbits that don't make the paper.

If that isn't enough Lehigh coverage for you - or if you want to look deeper in the offseason than the archives allow - you can look at the archived articles from 2008 at the CSN Log at this link (which filters the view to be only Lehigh-related articles). Not only does this archive writeups of Lehigh's spring game, you get national articles involving Lehigh folks that you may not know existed, like this recent report from the Charleston Post & Courier detailing a tradition that the Citadel head football coach Kevin Higgins took with him from his days at Lehigh. (Note also the presence of three Lehigh football alumni on his coaching staff: Dave Cecchini, Matt Mohler, and Aashon Larkins.)

Want more? Two message boards - the Voy.com message boards and Any Given Saturday - serve as a posting place for many a Lehigh fan. They also give you important bits of breaking news too: for example, the news that freshman WR Travis Artim left the team and has transferred to D-II Shippensburg. (He joins DL Charles Brallier and RB Kwesi Kankam as players who have either quit the team or transferred this year.)

By now, you probably also want to know about Lehigh on TV. Locally, Lehigh games generally show up on Service Electric 2 or WFMZ 69 Allentown, while games are also either broadcast live or an tape delay at Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh (or Fox College Sports Atlantic). WFMZ also televises the Lehigh Sports Magazine every Monday.

Can't get to a TV? Listen to the game on ESPN Radio AM 1230 or 1320 in the Lehigh valley.

Through the Lehigh broadcast package (powered by Yahoo! broadcast), you can not only get audio and video of all the televised games (handy if you don't live in the area), you also can get access to exclusive audio and the Lehigh Sports Magazine shows - and the weekly press conferences, too.

(Lehigh games will also be listed in the complete composite FCS TV schedule, which I maintain. This lists all the FCS games on TV in 2008.)

If you need more media than this, then, well, you're obviously way sicker than I am.

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