Champions in four of the 14 weight classes and runners-up in four others helped the Weaver Bearcats to the championship of the annual Lincoln Golden Bear Classic tournament at Lincoln Saturday. Weaver finished with 238 points.
It’s no doubt that running rabbits with a pack of dogs is fun. The yipping sound of the small breed’s bark will get a cottontail up out of a thicket. Too, the hunter’s face will light up as the race begins. Rabbit hunting may not have the trophy status of the white-tail, but the excitement is still there.
Nothing warms the body, heart and soul of a player better than a big win, especially when the temperatures are downright biting. Jacksonville State played in some of its coldest temperatures in recent memory Saturday, but a 31-10 win over McNeese State was as soothing as a cup of hot chocolate.
Unbelievable though it is to see a team go from a 3-9 finish one year to 12-1 and SEC champion the next, believe it. It happened, and it’s time for the rest of the country to believe in this Auburn team.
Tre Mason and the Tigers left the Georgia Dome with a 59-42 victory over Missouri to claim the SEC championship just one year after being winless in the conference. Mason left with rushing records that might never be broken – 46 carries, 304 yards.
They’ll be rolling out the red carpet for the Jacksonville State football team next week in Cheney, Wash. The Gamecocks scored their second straight impressive win in the FCS Playoffs, dominating No. 6 national seed McNeese State 31-10 at Cowboy Stadium Saturday night in a performance deserving of special treatment.