Ohio Northern pulls away

Ohio Northern receiver Dan Priest
Jay Priest was one of five ONU receivers with two or more catches in the Polar Bears' win.
Photo by David Rich, d3photography.com

The 2010 Division III football season started off with a barnburner, as UW-River Falls went back and forth with No. 11 Ohio Northern before the host Polar Bears pinned the Falcons deep, recovered a fumble and scored two plays later to take the lead for good en route to a 35-21.

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A bowl of chowder and a lot of bragging rights were on the line Thursday night in New York as SUNY-Maritime rallied to edge Mass Maritime 15-12. Nathan Sherr returned to the field for Mass Maritime and ran for 149 yards and a touchdown, but freshman Thomas Davis found the end zone with 4:21 left to give the home-standing Privateers the win.

There are six more games on Friday and more than 80 more on Saturday as Week 1 gets underway!