SAC Columnist

SAC Columnist

Chuck Bitner earned a degree in Business Administration from Bloomsburg University in 2001. He is employed in the banking industry and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Alyssa and their six cats.

In his spare time, Chuck enjoys traveling to football games, home remodeling, reading, sports photography and watching all forms of auto racing.



SAC Playoff Preview - Regional Final

December 5th, 2019 4:00pm

Lenoir-Rhyne advanced to the super region two final for the second consecutive season with a 49-21 win at home over Carson-Newman. The Bears earned the privledge of hosting a third straight playoff game with the regional final set to kickoff at Moretz Stadium against West Florida of the Gulf South Conference.

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SAC Playoff Preview Round Two

November 28th, 2019 6:00am

SAC v. SAC in Round two of NCAA playoffsTwo of three SAC teams in the Division II playoffs advanced last weekend with Lenoir-Rhyne winning at home as a heavy favorite over Miles and Carson-Newman prevailing on the road in an upset of #3 seed Bowie State.

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SAC Week 12 Playoff Preview

November 21st, 2019 1:00pm

It's playoff time! After eleven grueling weeks of football, the NCAA Divsion II playoff bracket has been set.

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SAC Week 11 Preview

November 15th, 2019 5:00am

Week 10 may have been the best weekend of the 2019 SAC football season. We got some close, competitive action from games that I didn’t really think would produce it.

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SAC Preview Week 10

November 7th, 2019 2:00pm

We're into double digit weeks now which means we are heading towards the checkered flag on this 2019 season. It's always a little sad to see the regular season winding down since most teams will be done after next Saturday, but we still have a lot games to go and we have the post season coming up, which always delivers a few thrillers.

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SAC Preview Week Nine

October 31st, 2019 9:00am

First regional rankings releasedOn Monday, the first round of regional rankings was released by the Division II championship committee. Here are the rankings for Super Region two, with D2 win-loss record in parenthesis.

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Thoughts on Super Region Two rankings

October 28th, 2019 3:30pm

First regional rankings releasedOn Monday, the first round of regional rankings was released by the Division II championship committee. Here are the rankings for Super Region two, with D2 win-loss record in parenthesis.

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SAC Preview Week Eight

October 24th, 2019 2:00pm

I swear I am not looking ahead to next week’s game between Lenoir-Rhyne and Wingate. I swear I am not…

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SAC Preview Week Seven

October 17th, 2019 6:00am

When the SAC football schedule came out earlier this year, there were three games that I immediately circled as games I have to get to. Those three games involve the SAC’s top teams (Lenoir-Rhyne, Wingate and Carson-Newman) playing each other.

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SAC Preview Week Six

October 10th, 2019 5:00am

A wise film character once said Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

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SAC Week Five Preview

October 3rd, 2019 5:00am

Round four of the SAC football season reinforced that football is most definitely a week to week sport. What happened last Saturday may not be any indication of what will happen this Saturday.

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SAC Preview Week Four

September 26th, 2019 5:00am

Before we get into the week four games, there is some more important news worthy of our attention. SAC Players announced as semifinalists for William V.

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SAC Preview Week Three

September 18th, 2019 3:00pm

Week two was pretty good for the South Atlantic Conferene with Lenoir-Rhyne, Catawba and Wingate all earning solid wins on the road and Mars Hill opening the home portion of the schedule with a blow out win. Newberry and Limestone both lost at home but were very competitive with playoff caliber teams from the GSC and UVa-Wise gave FCS Tennessee Tech way more of fight than they wanted.

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SAC Week Two Preview

September 12th, 2019 6:00am

Week one of the South Atlantic Conference football season mostly played out as expected, with only a few minor surprises. The big three (Lenoir-Rhyne, Wingate and Carson-Newman) all earned impressive wins and UVa-Wise had a nice start to their SAC tenure with a fine win at home over Chowan.

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SAC Week One Preview

September 3rd, 2019 6:00pm

  The 2019 SAC football season kicks off this weekend with four games on Thursday night and five on Saturday.

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SAC Preview 2019

August 24th, 2019 6:00pm

2019 SAC Football PreviewAs I say every August, the greatest time of the year is upon us. Time to forget our jobs, shirk adult responsibilities and kiss our loved ones good bye until Thanksgiving.

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