Monday, September 18, 2017

LSC Week 3 Roundup

Please keep Robert Grays family in your prayers

LSC Scoop Football Power Poll
  1. Texas A&M-Commerce - Lions with 7 TDs on first 8 possessions, a machine-like performance
  2. Midwestern State - Mustangs jump out to 21-0 lead and cruise home 35-13 over the Javelinas
The next four are virtually tied at this point, with little to nothing to separate them.
  • Angelo State - dominated everywhere but turnovers and more importantly, the scoreboard
  • Eastern New Mexico - simply could not keep pace with TAMC
  • West Texas A&M - head scratcher after last week - outgained by UTPB, just 222 yds offense
  • Tarleton State - 5 turnovers + blocked punt = 20 pts = WIN
     7. Texas A&M-Kingsville - could not overcome 21-0 deficit or RZ woes (6 pts vs. 28 for MSU)
     8. Western New Mexico - 5 Mustang turnovers led to 35 WOU points
     9. UT-Permian Basin - closest to an LSC yet for Falcons

From the Newspapers
Somber ending at Memorial after big MSU win - Andy Newberry, Times Record News

Midwestern State University Marketing & Public Information Director Julie Gaynor released a statement Sunday morning on Grays' situation.
"We all know you share the concern of the well-being of MSU sophomore Robert Grays who was injured in last night’s football game. Robert is bolstered by the presence of his family and teammates.
"The injury of any student, especially in such a public manner, greatly affects us all. We know you will join us in keeping of Robert and his family in your thoughts and prayers. We are in contact with Robert’s family, and have offered any assistance the university can provide.

Mustangs defense dominates LSC opener - Andy Newberry, Times Record News
Opportunistic Texans ride past ASU - Brad Keith, The Flash Today
Defense carries Tarleton to unlikely victory - Brad Keith, The Flash Today
Rams' mistakes prove costly in LSC opener - Charles Bryce, San Angelo Standard Times
WT offense sputters in 17-6 win over UTPB - Kale Steed,

No. 3 Lions pick up 51-22 win over Eastern New Mexico to begin conference season

The No. 3 Texas A&M-Commerce football team remained unbeaten after a 51-22 win over Eastern New Mexico on Saturday. The Lion air attack went for 358 yards and the Lions scored seven touchdowns in the game to give them their first conference win. 

The win brings the Lions to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the Lone Star Conference. Eastern New Mexico falls to 2-1 on the season and 1-1 in conference play...Complete Release

No. 13 @MWSUFootball smacks Hoggies, 35-13, to roll to 2-0

The Texas A&M-Kingsville Javelinas had some success on fourth down in Saturday night's game against the Midwestern State Mustangs, scoring a touchdown and picking up a first down that helped set up a field goal.

But the No. 13 Mustangs stopped the Javelinas twice on fourth down inside the 10, driving 95 yards for a final score after one of them to take a 35-13 win in the Lone Star Conference opener for both schools.

MSU built up a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter and it could have been worse, but a pair of touchdown passes was called back because of penalties...Complete Release

Defense leads Texans to win over Rams in LSC opener

Tarleton's defense came to the rescue by forcing five turnovers and returning two fumbles for scores in a 30-24 road win over Angelo State to open up Lone Star Conference play.

Tarleton (2-1, 1-0) had to grind until the very end for its second consecutive victory. The Texans only had 291 yards of offense compared to Angelo State's 545 yards.

The Texans appeared to be well on their way to another rout over the Rams (2-1, 0-1) after taking the opening drive of the game 89 yards and capping it off with an 11-yard touchdown run by Adam Berryman...Complete Release

Buff “D” Stops UT Permian Basin, 17-6

A strong defensive performance with two big interceptions and ten points off two UT Permian Basin miscues, sparked West Texas A&M to a 17-6 victory Saturday afternoon at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium...Complete Release

Wolves Use Big Second Quarter to Hold Off Mustangs

Western Oregon utilized a 33-point attack in the second quarter on their way to taking the 58-21 victory over the Western New Mexico football team Saturday afternoon at Altamirano Field.

Turnovers again stung the Mustangs (0-3) as they committed six, with five interceptions and a fumble. Two of the interceptions were returned for scores as WOU (1-2) took advantage of the 6-1 turnover battle to hold a 36-7 points off turnover edge...Complete Release

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