The Chadron State College football team played its annual spring game at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Six seniors will compete at three post-season bowl games in the coming months.
Despite leading through three quarters, the Eagles’ football team finished the season with a 27-14 loss to Colorado State University-Pueblo in Pueblo Saturday.
Six turnovers defined the outcome of CSC’s last home game of the season against Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota. Even with more than 400 yards of total offense, the Eagles failed to outlast the Yellow Jackets, 21-19.
Colorado School of Mines’ Orediggers pounded the Eagles, Saturday winning 40-14 in Golden, Colorado. The Orediggers outscored the Eagles in all but the fourth quarter, where each team scored 7.
CSC ended as champions on the gridiron Saturday, defeating long-time rivals South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, 37-33, bringing back the Eagle Rock Trophy.
Five CSC running backs found the endzone during the Eagles’ 73-0 rout of New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, Saturday at Elliott Field.
Dixie State University, St. George, Utah, blazed its trail through Chadron Saturday, defeating CSC 44-27 at Elliott Field. Dixie State scored in every quarter in the match-up, while CSC didn’t find the end zone until the second half.
Despite Cody Paul, senior tailback of Seal Beach, California, running for two 70-plus-yard touchdowns, the CSC Eagles losing streak grew to four games Saturday, losing 31-27 to Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, at Elliott Field.
The CSC Eagles football team dropped to 1-3 Saturday, after losing to Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado, 31-30.