Southwest Minnesota at Northern State
Last Year: 28-24, Southwest
The Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs have to replace 22-Seniors off of their roster from last season, including starting quarterback Ryan Ratekin. That will be a tough task for this young Mustang group this season, while Northern State is hoping to make progress in their second season under Coach Tom Dosch.
The Wolves return starting quarterback Nick Wanner, who threw for 885-yards and led
Updated 09-01-2011 at 04:26 AM by Aaron Ziemer
Any fan of the WVIAC that has seen the conference's rise in competitiveness over the last few years has to be disappointed in what happened last weekend. Sure, some of the games were ones we figured to be losses anyway, and yes, there are four new head coaches in the league. But 3-6 isn't a good way to take the next step to two playoff teams from the WVIAC. Out-of-conference record for the conference as a whole definitely helps make things easier for a second place team to slip into the playoffs
Minnesota Crookston (1-1) at Minnesota State (1-1)
Last Year: 42-3 Minnesota State
It appears that the University of Minnesota Crookston has made some progress under first year head coach Chuck Moller. First off, Richard Haley was over 150 yards rushing in his first two weeks of the season. Through two weeks, he has rushed for 379 yards on the ground and a touchdown and has certainly reignited that Golden Eagle ground game for the first time since R.J. Rollins.
Updated 09-15-2011 at 12:33 AM by Aaron Ziemer
So much for my prediction of going undefeated this week, or my prediction of not having any more losing weeks in my predictions, that's out the door, but this weekend in CIAA football, there were a few stunners!
Winston-Salem 55, Chowan 24
If you are looking for some numbers to play in the NC Education Lottery's daily Pick 3, how about these numbers 619? That is the amount of total offense the Winston Salem State Rams (3-0) had in route to a 55-24 win over the Chowan