Marquette, Michigan – October, 14th, 2016– The Negaunee Miners Football Team traveled to Marquette MI tonight to face the Marquette Redmen. The Negaunee Miners had the privilege to be the first team to play against the Marquette Redmen on their new field and the Diamond Jubilee Trophy was up for grabs. Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson were there to bring you all the exciting rivalry action, LIVE from the U.P. Propane Press box on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners received the ball to start the game, but the Marquette Redmen were able to stop the drive on a fourth down and take over possession. Marquette’s possession did not last long after a snap that flew into the end zone gave Negaunee a safety and a 2-0 lead. The Negaunee Miners were able to score a touchdown on the drive and after the extra point led the Marquette Redmen 9-0.
The Negaunee Miners started the second quarter at their own 1 yard line and were unable to complete the drive against the Marquette Redmen’s defense. The Negaunee Miners were able to stop the Redmen’s next drive by picking off the ball and took over possession with great field advantage. The Miners wasted no time scoring another touchdown and after the extra point kick lead 16-0 to end the first half of play on Sunny.FM.
The Marquette Redmen received the ball to start the third quarter, but fumbled the ball early in the play and the Negaunee Miners were able to recover it. The Negaunee Miners played great offense and were able to score another touchdown, ran in by Shane Ring . The Miners widened their lead 24-0 against the Redmen after a successful 2 point conversion. The Negaunee Miners ended the third quarter maintaining a 24-0 lead.
The Negaunee Miners scored a touchdown in the first seconds of the fourth quarter and took a 32-0 lead over the Redmen, after another successful 2 point conversion. The Negaunee Miners continued to control the football throughout the fourth quarter and won 32-0 over the Marquette Redmen. The Negaunee Miners remain undefeated with a 8-0 record.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Marquette Redmen (32-0) on Sunny.FM Friday October 14th, 2016.
The Negaunee Miners Football Team will host the Westwood Patriots next Thursday October 20th, 2016 in the final game of the regular season. Join Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson for all the exciting action. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 6:30pm and the game will follow at 7:00pm LIVE on Sunny.FM.
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