The Broncos’ junior quarterback on was top of his game as well, finishing 14-of-20 passing for 137 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. He was able to keep plays alive with his feet as well, finishing with 24 rushing yards and his first rushing touchdown of the year.
The small percentages of botched plays, missed opportunities and lack of focus added up to a major issue for the Cardinals as they lost 31-19 to upstart FBS program Georgia State Saturday afternoon in Scheumann Stadium.
The Badgers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) overcame several penalties and other mistakes in the red zone to win on homecoming weekend at Camp Randall Stadium. A near-flawless defense held Purdue (1-6, 0-3) to season-lows of 191 yards of total offense and 55 on the ground.
Rutgers erased a 25-point deficit by converting three fourth-quarter turnovers into touchdowns and finally delivered the knockout with a 26-yard field goal from Kyle Federico as time expired for a 55-52 victory.
The Chicago Cubs envisioned Jon Lester on the mound starting big October games. They did not imagine him giving up big October home runs.
Notre Dame showed the mental toughness against Southern California it was sorely lacking in an embarrassing 35-point loss last season.
Leo’s historic season came to an end in state semifinals on Saturday.
NAIA seventh-ranked Cougars dismantled the Cardinals 48-7 on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars clinched at least a share of Mid-States Football Association Mideast League championship with its seventh consecutive win, fifth in MSFA MEL competition.
Teams across Northeast Indiana punched their tickets to semi-state on Saturday.
The Komets completed the season opening weekend with a 3-1 victory Saturday night in Fort Wayne for a successful sweep of the Kalamazoo Wings to start the season. After spoiling the Wing’s home opener Friday night 5-3 at Kalamazoo the Komets returned home to follow with a win over the Wings and pleased a Coliseum crowd of 8,881 at the home opener.
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Last season’s team MVP Shawn Szydlowski scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period as the Komets opened the 2015-16 slate with a 5-3 victory at Kalamazoo.
Leo’s historic postseason run continues for one more day. The Lions defeated Perry Meridien 4-1 on Friday to advance to state semifinals.
For the first time since 2010 the SAC’s Victory Bell tolls for Bishop Dwenger.
NECC teams closed out conference play on Friday night.
Woodlan captured their first ACAC title since 1996 with a 21-20 win over Adams Central
Bellmont, East Noble, and Leo will share the first ever Northeast 8 conference title.
Bishop Dwenger clinched the SAC’s Victory Bell for the first time since 2010, the inaugural Northeast 8 championship will be shared three ways, and Woodlan won the ACAC title for the first time since 1996 on a goal line stand to cap off the regular season in week nine of the Highlight Zone.
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