Kizer was 15 of 18 for 156 yards with one interception and Equanimeous St. Brown led Irish receivers with six catches for 85 yards with Torii Hunter Jr. out with a concussion sustained against Texas.
The Manchester Spartans led Alma 20-17 heading into halftime of Saturday’s game but ultimately lost that lead falling 31-20.
Bluffton quickly went ahead 14-0 with a 25-yard run by Dante Carroll and an 18-yard pass from Conner Sheehan to Micah Roberson. The Beavers took advantage of three Thunder turnovers to take a 14-3 lead after the first quarter.
The Cougars were on target early scoring on three of their first four possessions intent on securing the program’s 100th home win.
After opening the 2016 season with two road wins the Saint Francis Cougars will make their debut at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium on Saturday when they host Taylor at noon.
DeShone Kizer said Kelly met with him Wednesday and told him he won the job, saying Kelly assured him he “would be the guy.”
D’Wayne Eskridge may be a true freshman from a small high school, but so far he’s had a big impact on the success of Western Michigan University football.
Lauren Hoffman led the ‘Dons at the net with a match-high 11 kills and three blocks as Fort Wayne swept Eastern Michigan.
After a torn ACL ended his sophomore season early, Fort Wayne native James Blackmon Jr. has been cleared to practice with the Hoosiers
USF quarterback Nick Ferrer earned his fifth POTW honor while senior defensive end Lucas Sparks earned his first.
Opening Day 2017 for Fort Wayne is set for Thursday, April 6 at Lansing. The TinCaps will begin their 2017 home schedule on Saturday, April 8 (6:05 p.m.) against Lansing at Parkview Field.
Tyrone Swoopes scored on a lunging 6-yard touchdown run in the second overtime, giving Texas a 50-47 victory over No. 10 Notre Dame on Sunday night.
Leroy Clark and Gelen Robinson’s first-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead, and the Boilermakers outlasted the Football Championship Subdivision Colonels 45-24 in the season opener for both teams.
Saint Francis scored 38 points in the first half alone to beat Olivet Nazarene 58-14 Saturday night.
The Indiana Tech men’s soccer team defeated regional rival Huntington, 3-0, on Saturday evening in their home opener at Warrior Athletic Field.
James Gilbert ran for 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead Ball State to a 31-21 win over Georgia State in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
Richard Lagow passed for one score and ran for another in the fourth quarter, and Indiana returned two interceptions for touchdowns in its season-opening 34-13 win over Florida International on Thursday night.
Trine’s Lamar Carswell ran for 150 yards and scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter as the Thunder spoiled Nate Jensen’s head coaching debut at Manchester by defeating the Spartans 23-9 at Burt Field to opens the 2016 season on Thursday night.
Seven contests at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum highlight the 2016-17 Fort Wayne men’s basketball schedule released on Thursday (Sept. 1).
Indiana University will play the Fort Wayne Mastodons at the Memorial Coliseum on Nov. 22 as part of a 3-game series between the Hoosiers and the Mastodons.