Both Nathan Ross and Glen Clinton scored two touchdowns each and the Chadron State defense forced four turnovers that were converted into points as the Chadron State Eagle defeated Fort Lewis 45-20. The Eagles are now 8-2 for the season and 6-2 in the RMAC and are ranked third in the Super Region 4, in the Division II playoffs.
The Nebraska-Kearney football team ran for 483 yards and seven touchdowns, and scored 59 unanswered points, to throttle the South Dakota Mines Hardrockers, 59-7. The Lopers (3-7) have won three in a row. To record the fourth best rushing day in school history, UNK carried the ball 62 times with the seven scores a new school record. Over the last four weeks, Kearney has rushed for 1,279 yards (319.8 avg.) and 15 TDs.
Senior placekicker Max Martin kicked a 47-yard field goal with 2:13 remaining to give Wayne Statea 17-14 win at Upper Iowa. The game was expected to be a high-scoring affair as Upper Iowa entered the game with the NSIC’s top-ranked offense at 460.8 yards per game, but the Wildcat defense held the Peacocks to just 294 yards and held a commanding advantage in time of possession (41:07 to 18:53) to slow down the Upper Iowa offense. The win moves Wayne State to 6-4 overall and 3-3 in the NSIC South Division.