The Central Maryland Christian Crusaders competed in the Eastern Christian Conference Championship Tournament on November 5th 2016 at the Quantico Marine Corps Base Butler Field. The Crusaders faced off against the North Wake Saints from Winston Salem NC. IT was a hard fought game but the Crusaders came out on top 26-12. The Crusaders had touchdowns from Josh Lewis and Devin Williams and the team played well. The defense made several goal line stands and came away with a turnover on downs. Virginia Congressman Rob Whitman was on hand for the trophy presentation. It was a great day and a great way to end the regular season for the team. The Crusaders will once again compete in the NHFA National Tournament in Panama City Beach Florida from November 16th through the 20th.
The Central Maryland Christian Crusaders won the Maryland Middle School Athletic Conference Football Championship on November 4th, 2016 by beating the MD Christian Saints 46-19. This was the teams second straight Championship.
The 2016 Season will bring a new exciting element to the Crusaders Middle School Team. For the first time ever the Middle School Team will be open to Public School students as well as Homeschool and Private school students. To help lead this expanding team the Crusaders have brought in Coach Tony Holland who has more than a decade of local football coaching experience. Tony is also a Crusader dad. Joining Tony is one of his previous assistants Ian Beam.
The Central Maryland Christian Crusaders again traveled to Panama City Beach Florida on November 18th 2015 to compete in the National Homeschool Football Tournament. On the first day of the tournament the Varsity team defeated the Christ Prep Patriots 28-0. On Day two The Crusaders had a fun day in Destin FL riding Go Karts, playing Mini Golf, and shopping. Finally on day three the Varsity team battled The North Georgia Falcons in one of the toughest games the Crusaders have had. The Crusaders won the game 20-14 to win the 2015 National Beach Bowl and their second National Bowl Game in two years! For some seniors this was their last high school game and everyone on the team would agree this was a memory that will last a lifetime! The Richmond Disciples won the National Championship and the MD Christian Saints won the Sun Bowl giving the 3 Mid Atlantic Conference Teams in attendance a MAC sweep winning 3 of the 4 bowl games. Congrats to all!
The Mid Atlantic Conference held their Championship Saturday on November 7th at King George High School in King George VA. The Crusaders (3rd seed) faced the Northern Virginia Kings (4th seed) in the first game. It was a close back and forth game but the Crusaders were able to pull out a 21-18 win over the Kings to win the MAC Gold Cup. In game two the Central Virginia Disciples (1st seed) defeated The Maryland Christian Saints (2nd seed) 44-0 to win the MAC Championship.
The Central Maryland Christian Crusaders for the first time in team history traveled to Panama City Beach Florida on November 19th 2014 to compete in the National Homeschool Football Tournament. On the first day of the tournament the Varsity team defeated HSAA Blue Angels from Dallas Texas 37-27. On Day two The Crusaders JV team competed and ended with a 3rd place finish. Finally on day three the Varsity team battled Acadiana Commandos from Acadiana Louisiana. The Crusaders won the game 25-14 to win the 2014 National Homeschool Bowl and their first ever National Bowl Game! For several seniors this was their last high school game and everyone on the team would agree this was a memory that will last a lifetime!