Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference


ANDERSON BLUFFTON DEFIANCE
"Ravens" "Beavers" "Yellowjackets"
Anderson, IN Bluffton, OH Defiance, OH
EARLHAM FRANKLIN HANOVER
"Quakers" "Grizzlies" "Panthers"
Richmond, IN Franklin, IN Hanover, IN
MANCHESTER MOUNT ST. JOSEPH ROSE-HULMAN
"Spartans" "Lions" "Engineers"
North Manchester, IN Cincinnati, OH Terre Haute, IN

Comments

Manchester and Defiance have new helmet designs for the 2016 season (shown above). Earlham has used at least two new designs thus far in 2016 (one shown above).


Historical Helmets

ANDERSON

? - 1998 1999 - 2003 2004 - 2006
2007 - 2011 2012 - 2014 2015 -

BLUFFTON

? - 1998 1999 2000 - 2007
*see note 1 below
2008 - 2011 2012 2013
2014 2015 -

*1 The decal on this helmet design was worn only on the right sides of the helmets during the first few years that it was in use, with the left side left "blank".


DEFIANCE

? - 2003 2004 - 2007 2008 - 2011
2012 - 2015 2016 -
*see note 1 below

*1 The "DC" logo is present on the left side of this design only; the right side has uniform numerals (as depicted below).


EARLHAM

? - 2002 2003 - 2010 2012 - 2014?
2011 - 2014? 2015 2016 -
*see note 1 below
2016 -

*1 This design has the large "EC" on the left side of the helmet only; the right side features white uniform numerals (as depicted below).


FRANKLIN

1991 - 1999 ? - 2002 2003 - 2006
2007 2014 2008 - 2013; 2015 -
*see note 1 below

*1 In 2014 Franklin used a special helmet decal in recognition of former team member Nick Schultz, a law enforcement officer who was killed in the line of duty in September 2014. The decal featured a shield containing Schultz's name, his football uniform number 79, and smaller numerals "365" at the bottom of the shield. This decal was worn only on the left side of each helmet, with the usual "F"/shield logo worn on the right sides, and was apparently used for most of the 2014 season.


HANOVER

? - 2006 2007 2008 - 2014
2015 -
*see note 1 below

*1 This design has the large panther logo on its left side only; the right side features red uniform numerals (as represented below).


MANCHESTER

? - c.1999? ? - 2004 2005
2006 - 2010 2011 2012 - 2013
2014 - 2015 2016 -
*see note 1 below

*1 This design has the logo on its left side only; the right side has uniform numerals (as represented below).


MOUNT ST. JOSEPH

? - 2000? 2001 2002 - 2004
2005 - 2011 2012 - 2013 2014
*see note 1 below *see note 2 below
2015 -

*1 In 2012 the "MSJ" logo was worn on the left side of each helmet, while white uniform numerals were worn on the right sides.

*2 The 2014 helmet design featured a special logo commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Mount St Joseph football team.


ROSE-HULMAN

c.1990s(?) ? - 2000 2001 - 2002
2003 - 2004 2005 2006
2007 - 2010 2011 - 2014 2015 -