Negaunee, Michigan- October 16th, 2015 – It was Football Night in Negaunee and the Negaunee Miners Football team hosted the Marquette Redmen for the Diamond Jubilee Trophy. Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault were there to bring you all the exciting action on Sunny.FM.
Jacob Paupore kicked off the ball for the Negaunee Miners tonight to the receiving Marquette Redmen. The Marquette Redmen dominated the first quarter of the game and after a 10 minute drive led 3-0 against the Negaunee Miners to end the first quarter of play.
The Negaunee Miners had possession to start the second quarter, but were unable to complete their first drive against the Marquette Redmen. The Negaunee Miners punt return was a high snap which put the Redmen in great field position. The Marquette Redmen took advantage and scored a touchdown and the extra point to widen their lead against the Miners 10-0. The Negaunee Miners continued to struggle against the Marquette Redmen in the first half allowing the Redmen to score another touchdown and the extra point to trail 17-0. The Negaunee Miners had a great drive at the end of the quarter and scored a touchdown to trail 7-17 against the Marquette Redmen.
The Negaunee Miners received the ball to start the third quarter of play marching down the field nicely and scored a touchdown with a completed 2 point conversion to trail 15-17 against the Marquette Redmen. The Negaunee Miners defense was next up and stopped the Marquette Redmen’s first drive of the third quarter, to keep the score 17-15 in Marquette’s favors.
Brock Aho started the fourth quarter with a 50 yard run to score a touchdown to give the Miners a 22-17 lead and after the 2 point conversion led the Redmen 23-17. The Negaunee Miners defense was strong in the fourth quarter, but the Marquette Redmen scored a touchdown late in the fourth and with the extra point regained the lead 24-23. It was a nail biting finish, but the Marquette Redmen pulled out the win against the Negaunee Miners 24-23.
The Marquette Redmen defeated the Negaunee Miners (24-23) on Sunny.FM.
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23rd, 2015 as the Negaunee Miners travel to West Ishpeming, Michigan to face the Westwood Patriots. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game will start around 6:30pm and the game will follow at 7:00pm on Sunny.FM.
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