Tailback Michael Madkins scored two touchdowns on the ground, Nathan Ross added a 32-yard touchdown reception and Chadron State’s defense stopped the high-flying Western New Mexico offense three times, including once on a goal line stand, in the fourth quarter to earn a 41-23 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory Saturday. The Eagles, ranked 24th in the current D2football.com Top 25 poll and third in Super Region Four, shook off a shaky start to improve to 7-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference.
Five Wayne State turnovers and a bad punt snap resulted in 21 Minnesota State points as the #7 Mavericks held off Wayne State, 42-35, in the 24th annual Egg Bowl Game at Cunningham Field in Wayne.
Nebrask-Kearney scored with 5:36 to play to win their second straight game on the road at Central Missouri. The Lopers rushed for 332 yards and held the Mules 310 total yards including -31 yards rushing. Nebraska-Kearney won their second game in a row, 24-18 at Central Missouri as Ricky Trinidad rushed for 217 yards on 34 carries taking the ball in for one score. Quarterback Matt Berry rushed for 104 yards and threw for 25 as he scored two TD’s on the ground. On defense Ryan Lendrum had 12 tackles and Sam Kuck picked off a pass.