* HEADLINES *
NUMBER THREE TAKES A FALL – The NAIA’s unranked SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE MOUNDBUILDERS welcomed the number 3 team in the nation – the TABOR COLLEGE BLUE JAYS. Head Coach Ken Crandall had his team ignoring all the naysayers as the Moundbuilders proceeded to clobber the Blue Jays by a final score of 27-6! Congratulations to SC on their signature win so far this season!
FOUR HUNDRED WINS FOR USF – NCAA Division Two’s (23) UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS COUGARS notched their 400th victory in program history last night! Cougars QB Luke Papillion led the way passing for 287 yards and 3 TD’s. When the game was over USF had polished off their opponents – the visiting CONCORDIA (St Paul) GOLDEN BEARS – by a score of 38-9. Congratulations to USF on reaching this milestone!
HOUSE ON FIRE – The NAIA’s SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE are in just their FIRST year of intercollegiate football but have been impressing the nation as they continue kicking butt and taking names. Yesterday the Fire – led by RB Jarrell Reynolds’ 385 yards and SIX Touchdowns – improved to 3-1 with a 51-27 victory over the EDWARD WATERS COLLEGE TIGERS.
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TOP TWENTY-FIVE UPSETS – In addition to the Moundbuilders toppling (3) Tabor College the 6th ranked GEORGETOWN (KY) COLLEGE TIGERS were at home against the nation’s number 4 team – the FAULKNER UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Whom I still say should change their team name to the Furies – get it?). The Tigers came out on top against the Eagles by a final score of 27-10. ### And the CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY EAGLES brought down the (24) MIDAMERICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY PIONEERS in a tension-filled 24-18 home stand.
WHEN RANKED TEAMS CLASH – The (21) BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS celebrated a happy Family Weekend complete with a thrilling 16-6 victory over the visiting (25) EVANGEL UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS ### And the (12) ROBERT MORRIS (IL) EAGLES won a 20-7 home stand against the (19) MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS.
GRAND VIEW RESURGENT? – The 8th ranked Defending Champions of NAIA football – the GRAND VIEW UNIVERSITY VIKINGS – continue to bounce back up the chart after their loss of a few weeks back. Yesterday the Vikings won a 41-37 Instant Classic of a Homecoming game, defeating the number 10 SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS.
TOP FIVE TEAMS TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS – The (1) MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE MUSTANGS marked Homecoming with a 68-28 dismemberment of the MIDLAND UNIVERSITY WARRIORS ### The (2) BAKER UNIVERSITY WILDCATS on the other hand RUINED Homecoming for the PERU STATE BOBCATS, defeating them by a score of 24-10 ### And the (5) CARROLL COLLEGE FIGHTING SAINTS clobbered the MONTANA WESTERN BULLDOGS 31-14.
TRYING TO TURN THINGS AROUND – The AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY GYRENES got off the schneid for 2014, managing a 16-12 victory over the visiting CONCORDIA (AL) HORNETS in an edge-of- your seat game ### And the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY SPIRES notched their second win in a row, winning a 25-18 game for the ages against the BETHEL (KS) THRESHERS and raising hopes for a strong finish to the season.
HAPPY HOMECOMINGS – The alma mater of THE Tom Osborne – the HASTINGS COLLEGE BRONCOS – won a 59-46 Homecoming shootout over the BRIAR CLIFF CHARGERS yesterday ### Meanwhile the REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES celebrated with a 61-41 win over the UNION (KY) BULLDOGS ### And the VALLEY CITY STATE VIKINGS manhandled the WALDORF WARRIORS to the tune of 58-26 for their festivities.
EVEN MORE HAPPY HOMECOMINGS – The FRIENDS UNIVERSITY FALCONS absolutely demolished their Homecoming opponents – the KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY COYOTES – by a score of 53-14 ### And the DOANE COLLEGE TIGERS’ Homecoming was also their 100th game against the NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PRAIRIE WOLVES. The Tigers won easily 55-29.
A DOUBLE SHOT OF THAT OT LOVE – The (23) OTTAWA UNIVERSITY BRAVES and the visiting MCPHERSON COLLEGE BULLDOGS battled through Regulation and TWO Overtime periods before a winner was determined. The Bulldogs rallied to tie the game 31-31 to force OT. The 1st OT ended in a 38-38 tie and the 2nd ended with a 41-38 triumph for the Braves.
SNEAKIN’ AROUND THE CHICKEN COOP – With apologies to Lee Corso for nabbing one of his sayings. The DICKINSON STATE BLUE HAWKS have been very quietly enjoying a much-improved season compared to recent years. Yesterday the Blue Hawks evened their 2014 record at 3-3 with a 35-10 trouncing of the visiting UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN JIMMIES.
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSICS – The OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TIGERS, led by Head Coach Brian Fish, won an exciting 36-29 game against the visiting TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TROJANS ### And the PRESENTATION COLLEGE SAINTS eked out a one point win over the homestanding MAYVILLE STATE COMETS 40-39.
WORKING OVERTIME – Four Quarters weren’t enough for the (14) CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY BULLDOGS and their hosts, the UNIVERSITY OF PIKEVILLE BEARS. The Bulldogs came back from 17 points down to tie the game at 30-30 and force Overtime. In the extra session Cumberland shut out the Bears and then scored a Touchdown for a 36-30 victory!
SHUTOUTS – The (9) MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE VIKINGS proved “they can score 55” in a spectacular 55-0 shutout of their guests, the AVILA UNIVERSITY EAGLES (formerly the Avalanche) ### And the GRACELAND UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS blanked the CULVER-STOCKTON COLLEGE WILDCATS 45-0.
TWO IN A ROW FOR WIU – The WEBBER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WARRIORS, one week after defeating Menlo College, welcomed the ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM. Coach Kelly Scott’s boys led 14-7 after 1 Quarter and 28-13 at Halftime on their way to a 49-26 blowout win.
* NCCAA *
LIONS OFF THE SCHNEID – After going winless in September (except for a forfeit from Cole College) Coach Dustin Morgan’s TRINITY BIBLE COLLEGE LIONS at last notched their first victory of the 2014 season and did it on the road no less. The Lions absolutely dismembered the MARANATHA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SABRECATS by a score of THIRTY-NINE to NOTHING.
THREE IN A ROW FOR BETHEL – For the 3rd year in a row the BETHEL (TN) UNIVERSITY WILDCATS defeated the BLUEFIELD COLLEGE RAMBLING RAMS. The Wildcats were on the road at Mitchell Stadium where they beat Bluefield in 2012 and once again Head Coach Chris Elliott, the Regulator Guy (I’m kidding) navigated his team to a 49-21 beatdown victory over the Rambling Rams.
VARYING DEGREES OF BLOWOUTS – The WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS traveled to face the POINT UNIVERSITY SKYHAWKS on their own turf yesterday. The Royals shone on both sides of the ball in this 37-7 victory. ### And the NORTH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS welcomed the LIMESTONE COLLEGE SAINTS and sent them home reeling from a 38-9 drubbing.
ODDBALL SCORE OF THE DAY – The honor of Oddball Score of the Day was won by the clash between the KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS and their guests the CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS. KCU Head Coach Gene Peterson successfully guided his boys through this unusual game all the way to a victory by a final score of Knights 12 Tigers 6.
* USCAA *
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT, ALFRED STATE? – The ALFRED STATE PIONEERS welcomed their USCAA rivals the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS (formerly the Shipbuilders). The Builders led 27-13 at the break but the Pioneer defense limited Newport News to just a Field Goal in the 2nd Half, as Alfred Staet came back to win the game 44-30! RB Rasheed Williams ran for THREE HUNDRED THIRTEEN yards and FIVE Touchdowns!
INSTANT CLASSIC IN ST BONIFACIUS – The IOWA WESLEYAN COLLEGE TIGERS journeyed to take on the CROWN COLLEGE STORM in one of the best games of the day. The Tigers led 7-0 in the 1st Quarter on their way to a 14-12 Halftime advantage. The 3rd Quarter saw Iowa Wesleyan outscore the Storm 13-7 and, following a scoreless 4th the Tigers won 27-19. QB Caleb Huss threw for 3 TD’s for IWC.
WILL IT PLAY IN PEORIA? – The USCAA’s ROBERT MORRIS (IL) UNIVERSITY EAGLES welcomed the LOYOLA UNIVERSITY AT CHICAGO RAMBLERS to Peoria yesterday. The Eagles improved to 5-0 with this game, managing a FORTY-SIX to NOTHING evisceration of their opponents. Coach Loren Peacock and his team had the spectators at the East Side Center very happy.
WORKING OVERTIME – The KEAN UNIVERSITY COUGARS took on the USCAA’s visiting SOUTHERN VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS at Alumni Stadium. A 7-7 1st Quarter tie was still holding up at Halftime but the Knights led 14-7 after 3 Quarters of play. The Cougars came back to tie everything up 21-21 to send the game into Overtime. A missed PAT by the Knights gave the Cougars a 28-27 victory!
HEART- BREAKERRRR, HE’S THE MAN – Yes, it’s a reference to the theme song from the movie Goldfinger. With the DC METRO WOLVES’ RB Ian Fleming running for a TD in this game you just KNEW I was going to go there. The Wolves led the homestanding WILLIAMSON TRADE SCHOOL MECHANICS 24-23 with mere seconds to play in the 4th Quarter. The Mechanics were driving for a game-winning TD that instead became a fumble return for a DC Metro score, with 30-23 the final tally.
* NCAA DIVISION TWO *
TOP 25 UPSETS – Coach Will Wagner’s ANGELO STATE RAMS came back from a 17-14 Halftime deficit against the homestanding 20th ranked MIDWESTERN STATE MUSTANGS to win the game by a final score of 45-31 ### And the UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA WOLVES upset the number 22 WEST ALABAMA TIGERS in a 26-17 home stand.
COLLISION OF RANKED TEAMS – The 16th ranked PITTSBURG (KS) STATE GORILLAS took it on the road, hoping to bounce back from last week’s stunning loss. The Gorillas visited the number 21 MISSOURI WESTERN GRIFFONS and never trailed, ultimately winning the game 23-13. The brutal Gorilla defense regularly served up short fields for QB Anthony Abenoja and the Pitt State offense.
TOP FIVE TEAMS GETTING IT DONE – The (1) NORTHWEST MISSOURI BEARCATS decimated the NORTHEASTERN STATE RIVERHAWKS 49-7 ### The (2) CSU- PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES topped the ADAMS STATE GRIZZLIES 17-7 ### And the (4) HENDERSON STATE REDDIES crushed the NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA RANGERS by a score of 63-14.
GETTING A JUMP ON THE WEEKEND – On Thursday night Coach Reginald Ruffin’s MILES COLLEGE GOLDEN BEARS welcomed the BENEDICT TIGERS and handed them a “Ruffin Ready” 23-13 defeat ### Meanwhile the (12) DELTA STATE STATESMEN manhandled the homestanding FLORIDA TECH PANTHERS to the tune of 58-20 ### And the SHORTER UNIVERSITY HAWKS nearly doubled up on the visiting MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE CHOCTAWS 27-14.
WORKING OVERTIME – The UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN CHARGERS came back from being down 10-7 at Halftime against the homestanding STONEHILL SKYHAWKS to force Overtime with a 17-17 tie. The Chargers won it 23-17 in the extra session. ### The WASHBURN UNIVERSITY ICHABODS won a 27-24 OT affair against the FT HAYS STATE TIGERS ### And the UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES notched a 34-31 OT win on the road against the MISSOURI SOUTHERN LIONS.
SHUTOUTS – The EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY GREYHOUNDS were on the road against the TEXAS A&M AT KINGSVILLE JAVELINAS and took them down hard in a 31-0 shutout ### Meanwhile the (25) HUMBOLDT STATE LUMBERJACKS logged a 53-zip home shutout against the SOUTH DAKOTA M&T HARDROCKERS ### And the ALBANY STATE GOLDEN RAMS blanked the PAINE COLLEGE LIONS 17-0.
TIMBERWOLVES IN CANTON – The NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY TIMBERWOLVES traveled to Canton, OH to face the WALSH UNIVERSITY CAVALIERS. The Timberwolves were in control from the start, leading 7-3 in the 1st Quarter and 14-6 by the break on their way to a 24-13 triumph. RB Jared Briguglio rushed for 195 yards and 1 TD as Northwood improved to 3-2.
DOUBLING UP ON THE COMPETITION – The GRAND VALLEY STATE LAKERS, under Head Coach Matt Mitchell, logged a 42-21 road beatdown of the HILLSDALE CHARGERS ### And the HUSSON UNIVERSITY EAGLES took down the visiting NORWICH COLLEGE CADETS by a final score of 20-10.
ALMOST HEAVEN, WEST VIRGINIA – The WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN BOBCATS battled the GLENVILLE STATE PIONEERS. Head Coach George Shehl led his team to a win in this 38-35 Instant Classic. ### And the WEST VIRGINIA STATE YELLOW JACKETS took it on the road against the URBANA BLUE KNIGHTS and handed them an 18-13 loss.
ONE POINT NAILBITERS – The ASSUMPTION COLLEGE GREYHOUNDS found themselves on the road against the SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE OWLS. QB Trevor Vasey led his team to a 7-0 1st Quarter advantage which became a 12-7 deficit in the 4th before the Greyhounds won it 13-12. ### And the MISSOURI S&T MINERS won a similar road game, besting the ST JOSEPH’S PUMAS by a score of 14-13.
* NCAA DIVISION THREE *
NUMBER SEVEN FALLS IN OT – The SALISBURY UNIVERSITY SEA GULLS traveled to face the 7th ranked ST JOHN FISHER CARDINALS yesterday. The Sea Gulls led 7-0 in the 1st Quarter, 17-14 at the break, and 24-21 to end the 3rd. The Cardinals came back to tie the game 31-31 and force Overtime. In the extra session St John Fisher managed just a Field Goal while Salisbury notched a Touchdown for a 37-34 upset victory.
OTHER TOP TWENTY-FIVE UPSETS – The unranked WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON PRESIDENTS welcomed the number 20 THOMAS MORE SAINTS to Cameron Stadium. The Presidents improved to 4-0 while manhandling the Saints. A 17-7 1st Quarter lead ultimately became a 51-28 blowout win as QB Pete Coughlin went 25 of 35 for 383 yards and SIX Touchdowns.
EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE – The (1) Defending Champions, the UW-WHITEWATER WARHAWKS hammered the UW-LACROSSE EAGLES 38-7 ### Meanwhile the number 2 UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN- BAYLOR CRUSADERS had a bye week ### And the Warhawks’ biggest (some would say only) rivals – the (3) MT UNION PURPLE RAIDERS – eviscerated the CAPITAL CRUSADERS 75-0 in their own house.
WHEN RANKED TEAMS CLASH – The (5) LINFIELD COLLEGE WILDCATS were on the road against the (14) PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY LUTES. Linfield remained unbeaten as their 24-14 Halftime lead turned into a 41-14 win. ### And the (12) BETHEL (MN) ROYALS defeated the visiting (22) CONCORDIA-MOORHEAD COBBERS 27-17.
GETTING A JUMP ON THE WEEKEND – The MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERS took it on the road against the CURRY COLLEGE COLONELS. Tech QB Peter Williams had his team up 28-7 by Halftime and never looked back enroute to a 48-20 blowout. ### And the WILLAMETTE BEARCATS welcomed the GEORGE FOX BRUINS, trouncing them by a score of 38-6.
PERFIDIOUS ALBION – My fellow Napoleon geeks will like that title. The ALBION COLLEGE BRITONS battled the visiting HOPE COLLEGE FLYING DUTCHMEN. This back and forth classic saw the Britons leading 10-6 after 1 Quarter and trailing the Flying Dutchmen 20-16 at the Half. The 3rd Quarter ended with Albion behind just 23-22 but forcing Overtime when Regulation ended in a 30-30 tie. A missed PAT in OT gave Albion a 37-36 win.
BLUE OVER RED – The ILLINOIS COLLEGE BLUE BOYS welcomed the RIPON COLLEGE REDHAWKS to England Stadium yesterday. The 1st Half was tight as the Blue Boys’ 7-3 1st Quarter lead became just a 7-6 advantage by the break. In the 2nd Half Illinois College flexed their muscles, winning the game 21-6. Dakota Lammy of the Blue Boys rushed for 114 yds and 1 Touchdown.
ONE OT WAS NOT ENOUGH – The TRINE UNIVERSITY THUNDER played host to the ALMA COLLEGE SCOTS. The spectators at Zollner Stadium were witness to a scoreless opening Half which became just a 6-0 Thunder lead after 3 Quarters of play. The 4th Quarter was an offensive explosion and Regulation ended in a 16-16 tie. That became 23-23 after the 1st OT until Trine at last emerged with a 26-23 win in Double Overtime.
* NJCAA *
ONE AND TWO ROLL – The Top Two teams in the nation had no trouble staying unbeaten on Saturday. The (1) Defending Champions – the EAST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE LIONS – annihilated the visiting JONES COLLEGE BOBCATS in a FIFTY-FIVE to NOTHING shutout ### And the (2) IOWA WESTERN COLLEGE REIVERS notched a 45-3 road blowout of the GARDEN CITY BRONCBUSTERS.
NAILBITER IN COFFEYVILLE – The (5) HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS were on the road against the COFFEYVILLE COLLEGE RED RAVENS. The offenses were clicking early and the Blue Dragons led 21-14 in the 1st. A 28-21 advantage at Halftime became a 42-35 victory as Hutch improved to 6-0. RB Alvin Kamara rushed for 219 yds and 3 TD’s.
MUZZLING THE DOGS – New York’s ASA COLLEGE AVENGERS were less than gracious to their visitors from Massachusetts, the DEAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS. The Avengers were impressive on both sides of the ball as usual and managed that most difficult of tasks in this day of rules that bizarrely favor the offense: a shutout. The Bulldogs went home reeling from a 21-0 defeat.
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSICS – The MONROE COLLEGE MUSTANGS were on the road against the LOUISBURG COLLEGE HURRICANES and won a 20-17 game for the ages ### And the NASSAU COLLEGE LIONS won a thrill-packed gridiron Armageddon with the GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE BULLDOGS by a final score of 22-14.
SEVENTY-THREE OR BUST – The TRINITY VALLEY COLLEGE CARDINALS folded, spindled and mutilated the visiting COLLEGE OF DUPAGE CHAPARRALS in an unbelievable SEVENTY-THREE to FOURTEEN laugher. ### And the TYLER COLLEGE APACHES also put up 73 points to the 6 scored by their hosts, the TEXAS A&T SPARTANS.
ONE-POINT THRILLER – The DAKOTA COLLEGE AT BOTTINEAU LUMBERJACKS did battle with another team feeling it has something to prove – the VERMILION COLLEGE IRONMEN. The homestanding Lumberjacks left the Ironmen frustrated in their efforts to duplicate last season’s success by emerging victorious in this edge-of- your- seat 13-12 affair.
GETTING A JUMP ON THE WEEKEND – On Thursday night the MISSISSIPPI DELTA COLLEGE TROJANS played host to the NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI TIGERS and won a 14-7 Instant Classic ### Meanwhile the FOND DU LAC TRIBAL COLLEGE THUNDER won a 32-21 game against the visiting MESABI RANGE NORSE ### And the NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE RANGERS notched a 28-14 road victory over the HOLMES BULLDOGS.
THE COOLER-NAMED TEAM WINS – Once again I’ll say DON’T use that as a betting strategy but it was true in the case of these two games. First the EASTERN ARIZONA COLLEGE GILA MONSTERS authoritatively won a 28-16 road game with the PHOENIX COLLEGE BEARS. ### And the SCOTTSDALE COLLEGE FIGHTING ARTICHOKES defeated the homestanding PIMA COLLEGE AZTECS by a final score of 56-20.
VIKINGS DOUSE THE FIREBIRDS – Friday afternoon the HUDSON VALLEY COLLEGE VIKINGS did battle with their guests, the EAST COAST FIREBIRDS. Head Coach Michael Muehling kept his team composed even though they got more of a fight than they bargained for from the Firebirds. In the end the Vikings wound up winning a 26-20 game for the ages.
WORKING OVERTIME – The ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE MATADORS took on the visiting GLENDALE (AZ) GAUCHOS on Saturday. After four grueling Quarters of nerve-wracking action Regulation ended with the score knotted up at 44-44. In the extra session the Gauchos got a Field Goal, while the Matadors got the win with a Touchdown, making the final score 50-47.
* CCCAA *
NUMBER ONE TUMBLES -The 3rd ranked AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE BEAVERS once again knocked off the number one team in the CCCAA – this time the COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO BULLDOGS. The 17-7 Beaver advantage at Halftime culminated in a 24-14 upset win. QB Tanner Trosin had 1 TD through the air and another TD rushing.
… AND NUMBER TWO FOLLOWS – The (5) LONG BEACH COLLEGE VIKINGS welcomed the storied 2nd ranked MOUNT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE MOUNTIES. This was a true Battle Royal as a 14-14 1st Quarter tie became a 31-26 Mounties lead as the 4th Quarter began. The Vikings emerged with a 41-38 victory.
VAQUERO VICTORY – The SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE VAQUEROS have a stadium with the best view in the CCCAA. On Saturday the LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE COUGARS came calling. A 6-0 1st Quarter lead for the Cougars became a 16-6 Halftime advantage for the Vaqueros. LASC was playing catchup the rest of way as SBCC notched a 30-18 win. Vaqueros QB Brandon Edwards threw for 235 yds and 3 TD’s.
DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN – 30-18 was the score so nice they registered it twice! The COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS CORSAIRS welcomed the MENDOCINO COLLEGE EAGLES for a pigskin brawl. The Eagles led 6-0 in the 1st Quarter and 12-9 at the break. The Corsairs then turned it on offensively to win by the aforementioned 30-18 tally. RB Jacob Duilio rushed for 123 yards and 2 Touchdowns in the win.
DOUBLE NICKEL – The SOUTHWESTERN (CA) COLLEGE JAGUARS took it on the road against the SAN DIEGO MESA COLLEGE OLYMPIANS. The Jaguars were on top 21-0 by the end of the 1st Quarter and never let up, going on to win by a score of 55-0. In the win the SC Quarterbacks Isaraelu Paopao and Luis Perez threw for 3 Touchdowns and 2 Touchdowns respectively.
GETTING A JUMP ON THE WEEKEND – There were two games in the CCCAA on Friday night. In the first game Coach John Beam’s LANEY COLLEGE EAGLES took the field against the visiting DE ANZA COLLEGE DONS and thoroughly roughed them up to the tune of FORTY-ONE to SEVEN ### And the DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE VIKINGS held on by their fingernails in a 31-30 invasion from the SIERRA WOLVERINES.
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSICS – The COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS COUGARS traveled to face the BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE RENEGADES and despite a healthy lead had to hold on to weather a furious 4 Quarter comeback attempt from the Renegades. The Cougars won 38-35. ### And the SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE PANTHERS survived a 52-49 shootout with the visiting CHABOT COLLEGE GLADIATORS.
ANXIETY IN ANTELOPE VALLEY – The LOS ANGELES VALLEY MONARCHS were on the road against the ANTELOPE VALLEY COLLEGE MARAUDERS in a game for the ages. The Marauders were in charge early with a 14-0 1st Quarter lead that was 14-9 by the Half. After a scoreless 3rd Quarter the offensive orgy in the 4th left the final score Monarchs 30 Marauders 27. QB Elli Richardson threw for 243 yds and 3 TD’s in the win.
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