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July 19, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz win second straight title
WORTHINGTON — Two seasons in the Southern Plains Football League and two SPFL championships. It’s rare to see such perfection in any league,...
July 19, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 16, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz eye SPFL trophy
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Huskerz head coach Ken McCuen was quite specific in his expectations for Saturday night’s Southern Plains Football League championship game. “One thing I do expect is that we will be holding that trophy at the end of the day,” McCuen said. “We...
July 16, 2015 - 8:32pm
July 12, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz headed back to the 'ship
WORTHINGTON — Ricky Gutierrez wasn’t a member of the Southwest Huskerz last season when they won the Southern Plains Football League title. As...
July 12, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 28, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz charging full steam ahead
WORTHINGTON — It’s the playoff season. And head coach Ken McCuen promised his Southwest Huskerz would bring their best game to Saturday’s...
June 28, 2015 - 9:25pm
June 26, 2015
Amateur football: Photon finish? 7-0 Huskerz to face 0-7 Bucks
WORTHINGTON — Tonight (Saturday, June 27) marks the beginning of the Southern Plains Football League playoff season for the Southwest Huskerz, but the atmosphere is likely to lack the “unknown” factor usually associated with playoff football. At 7 p.m. on Trojan Field...
June 26, 2015 - 8:53pm
June 21, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz finish regular season 7-0
WORTHINGTON — Even when the Southwest Huskerz don’t blow up the opposition early, they still roll. It’s been that kind of year for...
June 21, 2015 - 8:19pm
June 15, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz clinch home field advantage
ROCKWELL, Iowa — The Southern Plains Football Legue playoffs will come through Worthington again in 2015. The Southwest Huskerz wrapped up homefield advantage for the postseason Saturday with a 48-12 thrashing of the North Iowa Bucks on the road. In just their second year of existence,...
June 15, 2015 - 12:25am
June 12, 2015
Amateur football: There's no let-up with the Huskerz
WORTHINGTON — Dominance in a sport can have a downside. Forty years ago the Iowa Hawkeyes were so dominant in the college wrestling ranks under coach Dan Gable that others suggested it was bad for the sport. Amateur football isn’t wrestling, but the Worthington-based Southwest...
June 12, 2015 - 10:04pm
May 31, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz blow out Albert Lea
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Huskerz head coach Ken McCuen has said lately that he is still looking for his team to put together four quarters. Saturday,...
May 31, 2015 - 11:35pm
May 28, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz (3-0) face Albert Lea Saturday
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Huskerz amateur football team is 3-0 with victories 59-16 over Buffalo Ridge, 35-13 over South Central and 40-0 over The Panic. But head coach Ken McCuen says the team can improve. “My feeling is that we play well, and in the next quarter or two...
May 28, 2015 - 7:34pm
May 17, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz dominate, improve to 3-0
CLEVELAND — The Southwest Huskerz have certainly showed their intention to defend their Southern Plains Football League title. After a 40-0 drubbing of The Panic on Saturday, the Huskerz enter their bye week with a 3-0 record. They have outscored opponents 127-29. “I love this...
May 17, 2015 - 11:23pm
May 10, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz stifle Hawgs attack
TRUMAN — In a rematch of last season’s Southern Plains Football League championship game, the Southwest Huskerz defense made its presence felt. That fact was evidenced by the fact the Huskerz leading tackler, Demetrius Washington, made seven of his nine tackles in the backfield...
May 10, 2015 - 10:27pm
May 3, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz start strong with blowout win
WORTHINGTON — Racking up a total of 33 first downs and scoring the game’s final 29 points Saturday evening, the Southwest Huskerz opened...
May 3, 2015 - 11:24pm
April 29, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz hoping to 'be great'
WORTHINGTON —“Be great.” Those are two small words that mean a whole lot to the Southwest Huskerz amateur football team. “I always tell our players to be great,” Huskerz head coach Ken McCuen said. “In the community, on the football field and in life, be great and...
April 29, 2015 - 9:16pm
April 8, 2015
Amateur football: Huskerz still aiming high
WORTHINGTON — Famous blowhard Hall of Fame baseball player Dizzy Dean once said, “It ain’t bragging if you can back it up.” Southwest Huskerz head coach Ken McCuen is no Dizzy Dean, but it’s pretty obvious after one year of coaching the Worthington-based amateur football...
April 8, 2015 - 7:52pm