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September 25, 2013

Inside the MIAA

A weekly look inside the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

Conference standings

        Conf.     Ovr

        W-L    W-L    PF    PA

Emporia St.        3-0        3-0        131      72

Mo. Southern        3-0        3-0    128    62

Pittsburg St.        3-0        3-0    169    37

Washburn        3-0        3-0    160    33

Mo. Western        2-0        3-0    120    45

NW Mo. St.        2-0        3-0    122    62

Lindenwood        2-1        2-1        87    96

Central Mo.        1-2        1-2    94    82

Lincoln            0-2        1-2    79    117

SW Baptist        0-2        0-3    71    134

Central Okla.        0-3        0-3    100    171

Fort Hays St.        0-3        0-3    44    146

Neb. Kearney        0-3        0-3    53    123

Northeastern St.  0-3        0-3    23    110

Week 3

Washburn 48, Northeastern State 3

Central Missouri 47, Lindenwood 28

Missouri Southern 59, Lincoln 10

Emporia State 54, Central Oklahoma 38

Northwest Missouri State 49, Fort Hays State 14

Pittsburg State 59, Southwest Baptist 7

Missouri Western 31, Nebraska Kearney 19

Week 4

Northeastern State at Emporia State, 1 p.m.

Nebraska Kearney at Northwest Missouri State, 1 p.m.

Pittsburg State at Lincoln, 2 p.m.

Central Oklahoma at Washburn, 2:37 p.m.

Fort Hays State at Missouri Western, 6 p.m.

Missouri Southern at Southwest Baptist, 6 p.m.

Missouri S&T at Lindenwood, 6 p.m.

Central Missouri at Truman, 7 p.m.



Week 3 recaps

- Washburn 48, Northeastern State 3: The Ichabods scored three touchdowns in a span of one minute, 18 seconds in the second quarter to erase any doubt in this one. Both teams combined for nine turnovers in a game that feature two sluggish performances on offense. NSU’s lone scoring drive was manufactured by 45 yards worth of penalties on Washburn in the third quarter.

- Central Missouri 47, Lindenwood 28: Central Missouri quarterback Hayden Hawk outdueled Lindenwood quarterback Dillon Miller as the Mules collected their first win of the season. Hawk passed for 401 yards and five touchdowns while completing 31 of 39 passes. Four wide receivers racked up at least 100 receiving yards, with Lindenwood’s Jaron Alexander leading the way with 16 receptions for 149 yards. Lindenwood led 28-20 late in the second quarter, but the Mules scored the final 27 points of the game while shutting out the Lions in the second half.

- Missouri Southern 59, Lincoln 10: Michael Nelson reeled off a 65-yard rush to start the game, and Giresse Forchu finished off Missouri Southern’s opening drive with a 7-yard touchdown run. In the end, the Lions set a school record for rushing yards in a game (607), breaking a mark set in 1970. Chris Barnwell led Missouri Southern with 161 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, while JJ Jones added 109 yards and two scores on six carries. The Lions had six different rushers log at least 54 rushing yards.

- Emporia State 54, Central Oklahoma 38: The two teams combined for 1,265 yards of total offense with Emporia State quarter Brent Wilson leading the way with 522 yards and seven touchdowns through the air. Ray Ray Davis caught 16 passes for 181 yards and five touchdowns for the Hornets. For Central Oklahoma, running back Josh Birmingham ran 15 times for 93 yards and three touchdowns. Emporia State led 27-17 at halftime and 44-31 with 2:19 left in the third quarter. The Hornets would then score 14 unanswered points to put the game away before UCO scored with 5:13 left.

- Northwest Missouri State 49, Fort Hays State 14: The Bearcats scored 42 of the first 49 points and breezed past Fort Hays State. Northwest Missouri State used three Fort Hays State fumbles to set up short touchdown drives in the first, second and third quarters. The Bearcats used a balanced offensive performance with 282 rushing yards and 237 yards through the air.

- Pittsburg State 59, Southwest Baptist 7: No. 14 Pittsburg State allowed Southwest Baptist to hang around for a quarter before dropping the hammer on the visitors at Carnie Smith Stadium. The Gorillas led 3-0 at the end of the first quarter before scoring 56 unanswered points in the second and third quarters. Jeff Seybold ran for 104 yards and three touchdowns, Anthony Abenoja tossed for 293 yards and three scores, and John Brown caught five passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns to spearheaded Pittsburg State’s 462-yard offensive effort.

- Missouri Western 31, Nebraska Kearney 19: No. 6 Missouri Western got all it wanted on the road in Nebraska. Kearney pulled to within 24-19 on Bronson Marsh’s 52-yard touchdown run with 13:00 left in the fourth quarter. However, the Griffons responded with a 12-play, 73-yard drive to slam the door shut on the Lopers. Marsh ran for 194 yards and three touchdowns for Kearney, while Raphael Spencer had 171 yards on 27 carries for Missouri Western.

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Poll

Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
Undecided.
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