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Trojans play final home football game Saturday versus Jamestown
October 21, 2010
The Dakota State University Trojan football team will welcome Jamestown Jimmies on Saturday at Trojan Field. Kick-off is slated for 1:30 p.m. Seniors will be recognized prior to the game at 1 p.m. 'Think Pink' event will be held to raise cancer awareness. DSU's employee Marva Jerke, cancer survivor, will serve as Trojans' honorary captain and will be doing the coin toss. Tailgate will be open at 10:30 a.m. on the east side of the Trojan Field's parking lot.
The Trojans football team has 10 seniors this year. Saturday will mark their final time playing on Trojan Field. The seniors are: Kyle McIntire, Mike Trimble, Josh Windsor, Eric Farrer, Austen Hanten, Chad Hunt, Joe Whealy, Bob Masterson, Ray Schiefen and Chris Schiller.
Dakota State's overall record is 0-7 and winless in five DAC conference games. Jamestown recorded their first DAC conference win over Mayville State on Oct. 16. The Jimmies are 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the DAC.
Jamestown took the last meeting from Dakota State in Jamestown, N.D. on Oct. 17, 2009. The Trojans took a 7-3 lead before entering the second quarter. The Jimmies scored 28 unanswered points in the second quarter to grab a 31-7 halftime lead. Jamestown outscored DSU 24-14 in the second half as the Jimmies defeated the Trojans 55-21.
As of Thursday afternoon, the weather forecast in Madison, S.D. predicts 80 percent of light rain. Temperatures will be in the lower 60's.
Fans can go to Dakota State University Athletics home page - www.dsuathletics.com and click on 'America One Live Coverage' for a live video and audio coverage. Radio coverage will be available live on KJAM FM 103.1 with the Trojan voice of Brian Holt.
There will be a live scoring/statistics available during the game. Go to www.dsuathletics.com for more information.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director