Negaunee, Michigan Friday September 9th, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Football team played their home opener tonight against the Gladstone Braves. Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson brought you all the exciting action LIVE from the U.P. Propane Press Box on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Football team started the first quarter with style and scored a touchdown in the first minute of the game, to lead the Braves 7-0. The Negaunee Miners were quick to shut down the Gladstone Braves first possession and scored an immediate touchdown with their next possession to lead 14-0. The Negaunee Miners finished the first quarter leading 14-13 after the Gladstone Braves scored a late touchdown.
The Negaunee Miners started the second quarter with possession of the ball and scored a touchdown on the drive and the extra two, to lead 22-13 to the Braves. The Gladstone Braves and the Negaunee Miners played back and forth defense for the remainder of the second quarter, but the Miners were able to score late to lead 30-13 after another 2 point conversion to end the first half of play.
Gladstone Braves kicked off to the Negaunee Miners to start the third quarter and the Miners marched down the field to score with a touchdown and the extra 2 they led 38-13. The Gladstone Braves scored on their first drive of the quarter with a touchdown a 2 point conversion, to trail 38-21. It was a long third quarter, but the Miners maintained their 38-21 lead against the Gladstone Braves to end quarter.
The Negaunee Miners held possession of the ball to start the fourth quarter, but were unable to complete the drive. The Gladstone Braves were also stopped by the Miners defense on their first possession of the fourth quarter. The Negaunee Miners rallied and marched down the field on the their last possession of the game and won 44-21 against the Gladstone Braves on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Gladstone Braves (44-21) on Sunny.FM Friday September 9th, 2016.
The Negaunee Miners Football team’s next game is on Friday September 16th, 2016, when they travel to Iron Mountain, Michigan to face the Iron Mountain Mountaineers. Join Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson for the Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show set to start at 6:30pm and the game will follow at 7:00pm on Sunny.FM.
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