Regulation was not enough to determine a victor on Saturday afternoon as Midland University took on No. 2 Northwestern College at Heedum Field. The teams battle the heat and humidity for 60 minutes, playing to a 29-29 tie. In overtime, the Raiders scored on their possession and then kept a pesky Warriors’ team from completing the upset, winning 35-29. Midland falls to 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) while Northwestern improves to 3-0 and 2-0.
Midland (1-2, 1-1 GPAC) will stay at home next weekend when they host Dakota Wesleyan (1-1, 1-0 GPAC). The Tigers were idle this week coming off their 20-3 victory at Mount Marty. Kickoff for the homecoming game is set for 1:00 p.m. at Heedum Field on Saturday, September 18.
The Fremont High football team won it’s homecoming game, Friday night at Heedum Field, downing Omaha Benson, 48-22. Fremont is 2-1 on the season and plays at Grand Island, Friday night.
The Fremont High volleyball team went 5-1 in the Bellevue East Tournament, this weekend. Fremont is 12- 4 on the season.
The Archbishop Bergan volleyball team went 2-1 in the Bergan Invite, Saturday. Bergan is 8-4 on the season.
Midland University women’s soccer was back on the pitch on Saturday evening as they faced (RV) Kansas Wesleyan University for the first time in 18 years. Midland was unable to maintain their unbeaten all-time record against the Coyotes, losing 2-0. The series is now tied at 1-1-1.
Next up for Midland (2-3), as their four-game homestand continues, is a Thursday night matchup against Jamestown (4-0). First kick is set for 5:00 p.m. at Heedum Field on September 16.
Midland University used a goal in the 81st minute to earn a 2-1 victory over Kansas Wesleyan University on Saturday night in Fremont. The Warriors improve to 3-1 on the season overall and in non-conference play while the Coyotes drop to 1-3-1.
Midland (3-1) will host Jamestown (1-1-1) on Thursday, September 16 at home in Fremont. First kick between the two sides in their GPAC opener is set for 7:30 p.m. at Heedum Field.