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Nevada Union’s Playoff Game 11/3

For the first time in 11 years the NU football team made it to the playoffs. In Friday night’s football game, the Nevada Union Miners played against the Kimball Jaguars. Starting off the game strong the NU Miners smoked the Kimball Jaguars gaining a lead 7-0. Some recognizable moments were Bodey Eelkama’s touchdown and Richard Kiser’s quarterback sack.

 

During the second quarter Jaguar’s scored a touchdown, however the Miners blocked the point after touchdown. Resulting in the Jaguar’s scoring 6 points. Ending second quarter score 7-6 Miner’s. 

 

In the third quarter the Miners scored a touchdown and made the point after touchdown. There were a total of 3 interceptions in the third quarter, none of them resulted in a touchdown. Ending third quarter score was 14-6 Miner’s. Some special moments were August Davidson’s kicks, and a sack from Bodey Eelkama. 

 

Miner’s started the fourth quarter strong with a touchdown and made the point after. Now with a 21-6 lead the game seemed just about over. In a massive turn of events the Jaguars scored 2 touchdowns with 1 point after. Resulting in a comeback from 6 to 19 points. When tensions were high and the crowd silent, the Jaguars scored another touchdown. In a miraculous turn of events the Miner’s got the ball back, but nothing came of it. The ending score was 21-25 Jaguar’s.

 

The Miner’s season ended with quite the battle. Starting off with a strong lead in the first three quarters the night was young and the spirits were high but unfortunately that was lost in the fourth quarter.

 

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Cyrus Charles, Staff Writer/Editor in Chief
Cyrus Charles is a sophomore staff writer and Editor in Chief for NU media.  This is his second year in student media. In his free time, he likes to snowboard, mountain bike, and play guitar. At school, he enjoys English, rides on the NU mountain bike team, and participates in Symphonic Band and Jazz Band.
Roxanna Peeler, Editor
Roxanna Peeler is a sophomore and the social editor for NUmedia. This is her second year in student media at Nevada Union. In her free time she likes to do outside activities. At school she enjoys playing for the NU softball team and running the NUMedia instagram account.

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