Posted Online: Sept. 01, 2012, 12:27 am
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Lincoln Trail football
United 39, River Valley 6: Michael Olin rushed for 269 yards in just 14 carries and scored three rushing touchdowns in pacing the United Red Storm (2-0) to the Lincoln Trail Conference victory. Olin's TDs came from 3, 9 and 45 yards. Grant Schrock and Sam Eshelman each added scoring runs. The Storm ran roughshod over the Falcons with 509 yards in just 44 carries.
Stark County 40, Mid-County 0: The Running Rebels scored four rushing touchdowns in the first half in building a 33-point halftime lead. Stark County's Logan Hollis scored two touchdowns on the ground, and Danny Berchtord scored on a 66 yard run. The Rebels (2-0) racked up 208 yards rushing on the ground against Mid-County (0-2), and Jake Berchtold's added to the scoreboard returned a punt 35 yards for the score.
Mercer County 47, West Central 12: The Golden Eagles' dominated the ground game as Zach Nelson scored four touchdowns on 10 carries. Mercer County's Jesse Snyder scored two rushing touchdowns, and Logan Snyder tallied 77 yards on five carries and added another touchdown for Mercer County (2-0).
Annawan-Wethersfield 40, Ridgewood 6: The Annawan-Wethersfield Titans (2-0) built on last week's strong start to the season downing LTC rival Ridgewood (0-2) at Augustana College's Ericson Field. After the first two games of the season, Annawan-Wethersfield has outscored its opponents 92-6.
Big Rivers football
Fulton 24, Riverdale 20: Fulton (1-1) bounced back from a close week one loss by upsetting to Big Rivers rival Riverdale (0-2).
Bureau Valley 24, Kewanee 8: The Bureau Valley Storm used a big second quarter to send themselves to a 2-0 start. A pair of Tyler Barnas touchdown passes turned a six-point BV lead into a 24-0 halftime edge. Kewanee (0-2) broke up the shutout with an Ethan Washburn touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
West Central football
Monmouth-Roseville 24, West Hancock 20: After winning their first game in over a year last week, West Hancock (1-1) suffered a fimiliar fate in thier West Central conference opener against Monmouth-Roseville (1-1) falling by a final of 24-20.
College men's golf
BHC rolls at Dixon Classic: The Black Hawk College men's golf team dominated the Dixon Classic with four players from the five-man Gold squad finishing among the top six individuals. Josh Bousman's 1-under 70 was tops for the Gold squad that also included Kelby Rescinito's 71, Matt Schlueter's 74 and Cody Bender's 75. BHC Gold totaled 290 strokes to easily out-distance Carl Sandburg's 306 for the team title in the five-team affair. BHC's Black squad finished third with a 326.