Calumet, Michigan September 1st, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Football team traveled to Calumet, Michigan tonight to take on the Calumet Copper Kings. Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson were there to bring you all the exciting action LIVE from the UP Propane Press Box on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners kicked off to the Calumet Copper Kings to start the game, but the Miners stuffed the Kings possession in the first minute of the game. The Negaunee Miners played great offense on their first drive of the game and Shane Ring scored on a 3 yard touchdown run and gave the Miners a 7-0 lead after the extra point to end the first quarter
The Negaunee Miners started the second quarter with possession, but their drive was stopped swiftly by the Copper Kings defense. The Negaunee Miners Football team played tough defense and remained in the lead 7-0 to end the first half of play against the Calumet Copper Kings on Sunny.FM.
The Miners received the ball to start the third quarter of play and brought the ball 25 yards before the Copper Kings stopped the drive to take possession. The third quarter was a stalemate and the Miners maintained the lead against the Kings 7-0.
The Negaunee Miners started the fourth quarter with possession of the ball and were able to score a touchdown on the drive and took a 14-0 lead after the extra point was kicked. The Copper Kings were able to score a touchdown late in the fourth quarter and trailed the Miners 14-6. The Negaunee Miners held possession of the ball the remainder of the quarter and held the lead to win 14-6.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Calumet Copper Kings (14-6) on Sunny.FM Thursday September 1st, 2016.
Join Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson next Friday September 9th, 2016 as the Negaunee Miners host the Gladstone Braves in their first home game. 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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