More college football results from games rescheduled from last fall due to Covid.
TUSSLE IN THE TOP ELEVEN – The number 10 team in the nation – the MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS – traveled to take on the 11th ranked UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS (IN) COUGARS. Though the Cougars led 3-0 to end the 1st Quarter, by Halftime the Knights were on top 20-3. That became a 27-11 advantage going into the 4th Quarter, in which Marian U had to survive a furious Saint Francis rally, holding on for a 41-34 victory.
WHEN RANKED TEAMS CLASH – The 6th ranked COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES found themselves on the road against the number 20 EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERS. By the midpoint of this game between these two familiar Frontier Conference opponents the Mountaineers were leading the Coyotes 28-21. The 3rd Quarter ended with EOU clinging to a 31-28 edge before the College of Idaho came from behind to win it 49-38 in the 4th.
DOUBLING UP ON THE COMPETITION – The (24) SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE MOUNDBUILDERS took it on the road against the OTTAWA UNIVERSITY (KS) BRAVES yesterday. A 7-7 1st Quarter tie remained unchanged by the Half. After the break, the Moundbuilders had an explosive 3rd Quarter, going on top by a score of 28-14. The defenses shut out both teams in the 4th Quarter, so 28-14 was the final tally as well.
UNDER THE RADAR CLASSICS – The BLUEFIELD COLLEGE RAMBLING RAMS won a tight 42-40 affair at the UNION COLLEGE BULLDOGS ### Meanwhile the (22) OTTAWA UNIVERSITY (AZ) SPIRIT defeated their hosts the LANGSTON UNIVERSITY LIONS 28-24 ### And the ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BATTLING BEARS beat the home-standing MONTANA STATE-NORTHERN LIGHTS by a count of 24-21.
A TALE OF TWO HALVES – The CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY PHOENIX marked Senior Day by welcoming the CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS. The defenses dominated the 1st Half, with the Tigers on top by a mere 3-0 come Halftime. The Phoenix rose from the ashes to lead 7-3 in the 3rd Quarter before winning the game by a final score of 14-9.
WORKIN’ OVERTIME – This game pitted the UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS PATRIOTS against their guests the THOMAS MORE COLLEGE SAINTS. After a scoreless opening Quarter the Patriots held a slender 7-6 edge at the Half. That became 14-6 in the 3rd Quarter but the Saints forced Overtime with a 14-14 tie to end the 4th. In the extra session the University of the Cumberlands held Thomas More to a Field Goal then scored a TD for a 20-17 triumph.
BATTLE OF COOL-NAMED TEAMS – The ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LAKERS were on the road battling the SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY FIGHTING BEES. The Fighting Bees led by a score of 3-0 in the 1st Quarter and 10-3 at the midpoint. That became a 17-10 lead in the 3rd Quarter before the Lakers came from behind in the 4th to win the game 24-17.
ONE TEAM WAS PLAYING BASKETBALL – “One-sided” doesn’t even BEGIN to describe the game between the SAINT ANDREWS UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS and the visiting POINT UNIVERSITY SKYHAWKS. By Halftime the Knights led the Skyhawks 35-14 and never looked back. From there Saint Andrews U went on to obliterate Point University to the tune of SIXTY-TWO to TWENTY.
ROAD WARRIORS – The (14) ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM traveled to face the WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY PIONEERS and crushed them 42-7 ### The MAYVILLE STATE COMETS downed their hosts the PRESENTATION COLLEGE SAINTS (should be the Angels) 20-14 ### And the (23) KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY COYOTES manhandled the TABOR COLLEGE BLUE JAYS 49-19 in their own house.
ARKANSAS ARMAGEDDON – This was a clash between the OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE STATE AGGIES (should be the Okies) and their hosts – the LYON COLLEGE SCOTS, sometimes called the Notre Dame for people of Scottish descent. Neither team scored in the 1st Quarter but by the break the Scots were up 10-7. That turned into a 17-13 advantage to end the 3rd Quarter before OPSU roared from behind to win the game 27-24.
SHUTOUT – In an example of Defensive Perfection on the gridiron the (18) BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS took the field against the visiting HASTINGS COLLEGE BRONCOS. The Ravens parlayed an 11-0 1st Quarter lead over the Broncos into a 19-0 Halftime advantage and ultimately won out by a final tally of FORTY-EIGHT to NOTHING.
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