SHOOTOUT IN IOWA – The NORTHWESTERN (IA) COLLEGE RED RAIDERS took it on the road to face the DORDT COLLEGE DEFENDERS yesterday. The Red Raiders grabbed a 14-0 lead before the Defenders made it a 14-7 game by the end of the 1st Quarter. That became a 28-21 Northwestern College lead at Halftime and 42-30 in the 3rd Quarter. From there the Red Raiders held on to win it 48-40.
TIGER ON TIGER VIOLENCE – The DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY BLUE TIGERS visited the DOANE COLLEGE TIGERS. A 7-0 1st Quarter edge for the Blue Tigers was cut to 14-13 by the Half. Dakota Wesleyan went up 21-13 in the 3rd Quarter then held on against a furious Tigers rally in the 4th to get off the schneid 29-26.
UNHAPPY HOMECOMINGS – The BAKER UNIVERSITY WILDCATS ruined Homecoming for the CLARKE UNIVERSITY PRIDE by obliterating them 57-3 ### Meanwhile the AVILA UNIVERSITY EAGLES (formerly the Avalanche) won a 41-6 game at the BETHANY COLLEGE SWEDES ### And the WALDORF COLLEGE WARRIORS handed the DAKOTA STATE TROJANS a 20-14 Homecoming loss.
HAPPY HOMECOMING – On the flip side, the WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY STATESMEN held serve in their Homecoming clash with the MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE VIKINGS. A defense-oriented 1st Half ended in a 9-6 edge for the Statesmen. From there William Penn U gained more and more separation, leading 17-6 in the 3rd Quarter and winning the game 23-9.
BLOWOUTS – The MIDLAND UNIVERSITY WARRIORS spanked their hosts the BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY CHARGERS 56-3 ### And in the letdown contest of the day the GRAND VIEW UNIVERSITY VIKINGS (should be the Zebras) pummeled the BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS 41-7.
COMEBACK KIDS – The PERU STATE BOBCATS took the field against the visiting CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY EAGLES. The Bobcats trailed the Eagles 10-3 at Halftime before bouncing back for a 17-10 lead to end the 3rd Quarter. In an explosive 4th Quarter Peru State won out 30-17.
HOMESTANDS – The SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE sent the WEBBER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WARRIORS home suffering from a 21-7 loss ### And the CONCORDIA (NE) BULLDOGS mauled their guests the JAMESTOWN UNIVERSITY JIMMIES 23-3.
ONE TEAM WAS PLAYING BASKETBALL – A 21-21 1st Quarter tie between the BETHEL COLLEGE THRESHERS and the visiting MIDAMERICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY PIONEERS mutated quickly. The Threshers went on top 41-28 at the break and 62-35 in the 3rd Quarter before winning an EIGHTY-THREE to THIRTY-FIVE massacre.
ROAD WARRIORS – The SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY BOBCATS (should be the Tomcats) routed the home-standing WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS by a score of 38-6 ### And the DICKINSON STATE BLUE HAWKS won 35-6 at the PRESENTATION COLLEGE SAINTS (should be the Angels).
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSIC – The MCPHERSON COLLEGE BULLDOGS (should be the Mastiffs) are quietly having the season of their program’s life. Yesterday they played host to the FRIENDS UNIVERSITY FALCONS and survived a 20-17 thriller.
Many helmets courtesy of the Helmet Project.