College Sports

LSU rallies to stun No. 10 Auburn

BATON ROUGE -- LSU overcame its largest home deficit against an SEC opponent in history, rallying from a 20-0 hole with 20 unanswered points to knock off No. 10-ranked Auburn, 27-23, on a scorching Saturday afternoon in Tiger Stadium.

LSU redshirt freshman placekicker Connor Culp made a 42-yard field goal with 2:36 remaining in the game that gave the Tigers a 24-23 advantage and complete the comeback. Culp added another 36-yarder with 0:38 left to play that forced Auburn to play for a touchdown on its final desparate drive.

Blue Jays down Tigers, 34-6

OBERLIN – St. Edmund moved one step closer to the District 4-1A title as the Blue Jays stunned No. 8 Oberlin 35-6 Friday night on the defending champions’ home turf.
“We did a great job on defense,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said. “We are playing with a little more confidence each game.
“This was a big win to take one from the defending chanpion at their place.”
The Blue Jays (6-1, 4-0) took the opening kickoff at the 35 and moved to midfield on seven plays.

Tigers stun Gators, 17-16

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The LSU Football team showed resilience as the Tigers held on for a 17-16 victory over No. 21 Florida on Saturday afternoon in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. LSU (4-2, 1-1 SEC) built a two-touchdown lead early in the second half, took advantage of a missed PAT and held the nationally-ranked Gators scoreless in the fourth quarter for the key SEC win.

Cajuns spoil Idaho homecoming


MOSCOW, Idaho – Dion Ray and Trey Ragas each scored on a pair of first-half touchdowns and backup quarterback Andre Nunez connected with Ja’Marcus Bradley on a 45-yard scoring pass in the third quarter to help the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns defeat Idaho, 21-16, in a Sun Belt Conference game Saturday afternoon at the Kibbie Dome.

Cowboys clip Abilene

ABILENE, Texas – Justin Pratt clipped the 100-yard rushing mark for the second straight game with 109 as the DWA (Defense With Attitude) came up big time and time again by allowing 138 total yards as the 22nd-ranked McNeese Cowboys held on to beat Abilene Christian 13-7 here Saturday night.

McNeese (5-1, 3-1 SLC) won for the fifth straight time and third consecutive game away from home. The team will have an off week next Saturday before returning home on Oct. 21 for Homecoming against Incarnate Word.


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