Catch double header basketball this evening as Wayne High can be heard on 98.9 FM/AM 1590 The City at Battle Creek. Wayne State College hosts Minnesota State-Mankato at 6/8 p.m. on Big Red country 104.9. All games can be heard online at waynedialynews.com.

Wakefield's Nixon Leads Morningside Football To NAIA National Cahmpionsip

Posted: 03 December, 2012

SIOUX CITY (KTCH/KCTY) - The Morningside College football team earned a trip to the NAIA national championship after blowing out defending national champion St. Xavier 47-19 in the playoff semi-finals Saturday in Sioux City. Wakefield native Joel Nixon completed 22 of 34 passes for 335 yards and four touchdowns, while also rushing for 32 yards and a score to lead the Mustang offense. Defensively, Wakefield’s Colby Henderson had seven total tackles, including six solo as well as three pass breakups. The 13-0 Mustangs will face Marian University for the NAIA national championship on Thursday, December 13 in Rome, Georgia.



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