CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Barton returned an interception for a late score to secure a comeback win over Western Kentucky Saturday, 42-34.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tanner McEvoy overcame a slow start to throw for three touchdowns and run for another, and No. 18 Wisconsin pulled away from second-tier Western Illinois to win its home opener 37-3 Saturday.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks ushered in a new era last ngiht with the first games at the new Van Dyke Stadium. Unfortunately, both the Sophomores and the Varsity finished with losses. The Sophomores fell to Rock Island Alleman 30-0. The Varsity faired a bit better but still came up short with a 16-6 loss. The Streaks varsity boys are now 1-1 early in the season.
Here are more final scores from other games in the area:
Peoria 53 Moline 14
Notre Dame 28 Quincy 0
Richwoods 35 Rock Island 14
Peoria manual 46 United Township 32
A-Town 53 West Central 8
Orion 26 Morrison 20
Mercer County 32 Farmington 12
Knoxville 20 Mid County 19
United 27 West Prairie\La Harpe 0
Wethersfield 35 Elmwood\Brimfield 28
VIT 46 Havana 20
Ridgewood 24 North Fulton 19
Princeville 55 Peoria Heights 0
Stark County 33 Lewistown 13
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Never before has Northwestern been in position to fall to 0-2 under coach Pat Fitzgerald.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — FCS school Western Illinois visits Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday for Wisconsin’s home opener.