Manistique, Michigan Friday August 26th, 2016 – It’s Football Night in Negaunee and the Negaunee Miners traveled to Manistique, Michigan tonight to face the Manistique Emeralds for their first game of the season. Mark Evans and Greg Nelson were there to bring you all the gridiron action LIVE from the UP Propane Broadcast Booth on Sunny.FM.
The Manistique Emeralds were first to receive the ball tonight, but the Negaunee Miner defense forced a 4th down and Manistique brought out the punting team. The Negaunee Miners started their first drive at their own 45 yard line. The Negaunee Miners offense was quick to march down the field and Shane Ring scored the first touch of the season to give them a 7 point lead. The Negaunee Miners played an awesome first quarter and maintained the lead 7-0 against the Manistique Emeralds.
The Manistique Emeralds started the second quarter with possession, but the Negaunee Miners defense was quick to take back the ball on an interception. Brock Aho scored the next touchdown for the Miners early in the quarter to give them a 13-0 lead against the Manistique Emeralds. The Negaunee Miners Football team was able to score two additional touchdowns late in the second quarter and led 29-0 to end the first half of play on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Football team had possession of the ball to start the third quarter and scored another easy touchdown to take a 35-0 lead against the Manistique Emeralds. The clock was running for the Manistique Emeralds next possession and the pressure forced a turnover to the Negaunee Miners. The Negaunee Miners continued to dominate the football game and ended the third quarter leading 42-0 in Manistique, Michigan.
The Negaunee Miners continued to dominate the football game in the fourth quarter, but the Emeralds managed to score a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to trail the Miners 49-7. The Miners closed their season opener with a 49-7 win against the Manistique Emeralds.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Manistique Emeralds (49-7) Friday August 26th, 1016 on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners Football team will travel to Calumet, Michigan next Thursday September 1st,
2016 to face the Calumet Copper Kings. Join Mark Evans and Greg 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 on Sunny.FM.
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