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Mustangs earn a title defense with win over Grand View
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Mustangs earn a title defense with win over Grand View

Morningside punched a return ticket to the NAIA Football championship with a 21-16 win over Grand View Saturday. The No. 1 Mustangs will face No. 2 Marian Dec. 21 in Ruston, LA. The Knights beat Lindsey Wilson 34-24 in the other semi-final. QB Joe Dolincheck threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns. Reid Jurgensmeier picked…

Mustangs pluck the Hawks; St. Xavier in the quarters
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Mustangs pluck the Hawks; St. Xavier in the quarters

Led by a record-setting AP Ponder, Morningside opened postseason play with a 54-17 win over Dickinson State. Ponder, a junior, set the Mustangs’ career rushing mark of 3,846 yards. Read a full game summary HERE. Next up for Morningside is St. Xavier. The Cougars topped Northwestern 25-20 in Orange City. It will be a re-match…

GPAC Champs: ‘Stangs drop Red Raiders 37-27
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GPAC Champs: ‘Stangs drop Red Raiders 37-27

The Mustangs had to come from behind, but a big third quarter led to a 37-27 victory and the GPAC title with an undefeated 10-0 record. Read the game story here. The #1-ranked Mustangs, as well as the #5 Red Raiders, will open the NAIA National Playoff Championship this weekend. Morningside will host #15 Dickinson…

No. 1 Mustangs down Dordt
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No. 1 Mustangs down Dordt

by Jonathan Covert–The number one NAIA team in the nation defeated #24 Dordt 56-14 in a GPAC season opener. The Mustangs put on a dominating performance, outgaining the Defenders 626-315 and winning the turnover battle 2-0. The game was Morningside’s 35th straight GPAC victory, as well as 31 consecutive regular season wins.  (Click here for…

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