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Nebraska Wesleyan lost its season opener to Concordia College for the second consecutive season.

Concordia used a Rylie Sheridan 91-yard touchdown run in the first quarter on its way to a 28-3 win over the Prairie Wolves on Saturday in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Led by Sheridan's 128 yards rushing, Concordia dominated on the ground with 373 yards to Wesleyan's 50. Blake Kragnes also threw for a pair of touchdowns.

Jacob Romsa's 42-yard field goal produced the only points the Prairie Wolves got on the day.

The Prairie Wolves were held under 200 yards of total offense and had only 11 first downs — only one by rushing — in the opener.

NWU's Jonathan Curti was held to 145 yards passing, going 13-for-37 with two interceptions.

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Midland 56, Mayville State 20: The Warriors rushed for 238 yards, including a 96-yard touchdown run by Garry Cannon. Payton Nelson finished 16-of-25 for 288 yards in the air with three touchdowns. Midland also turned four kickoff returns into 148 yards with a long of 91 from Darrin Gentry.

Chadron State 45, Black Hills State 8: Chadron State powered to a 35-6 halftime lead and breezed at home. Kevin Coy rushed for 115 of Chadron State's 284 yards on the ground, including three touchdowns, and Stevann Brown added 85 yards. Chadron State's Dalton Holst completed 68 percent of his passes — 13-for-19 — for 150 yards, 80 of those yards to Tevon Wright.

Hastings 26, Panhandle State 17: Hastings improved to 2-0 with a victory at Goodwell, Oklahoma.

Dordt 61, Waldorf 40: Dordt improved to 2-0 in a game that saw 53 points scored in the second quarter, 27 by the winners. Both teams had 26 first downs.

Northwestern 28, Valley City State 10: Northwestern picked up 443 total yards, including 124 rushing yards from Jacob Kalogonis, in a road victory.

Dickinson State 51, Jamestown 0: Hayden Gibson threw touchdowns of 65 and 59 yards to help Dickinson State open up a 21-0 lead. Gibson finished with four touchdown passes and 257 yards. Amad Andrews led the Blue Hawks with 11 carries for 61 yards and a score on the ground.


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