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October 5, 2013

Vikings Butter up Generals

Danville defense yields just 39 yards in the second half

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The Generals had just one kickoff return in the second half for 10 yards and the Vikings didn’t turn the ball over after having two turnovers in the first half.

“Our kids stepped up,’’ Luke said. “What a wonderful effort that we gave in the second half in all areas. That’s a big win and it keeps us in position to get where we want to go.’’

The Vikings have won back-to-back games for the first time this season and they need wins in two of their final three games to become playoff-eligible.

“This one feels really, really good,’’ Collier said. “It got us to 3-3 and it’s another step to making the postseason.

“That’s our goal for this year and we just have to keep getting better every week.’’

Danville sophomore running back Kaleb McLain had another big game for the Vikings with 90 yards on 16 carries.

Sherfield’s status for next week’s game is unknown. The Vikings return to Ned Whitesell Field for the 2013 Homecoming Game against the Champaign Central Maroons. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

PREP FOOTBALL Big 12 Conference All times Central Conf. Overall Team W L W L Normal Community 5 0 5 1 Normal West 5 1 5 1 Bloomington 4 1 4 2 Decatur MacArthur 3 2 4 2 Danville 3 2 3 3 Champaign Centennial 2 4 2 4 Champaign Central 1 4 2 4 Decatur Eisenhower 1 5 1 5 Urbana 0 5 1 5 Friday, Oct. 4 games Bloomington 35, Champaign Centennial 26 Champaign Central 15, Chicago Heights Marian Catholic 10 Danville 34, Decatur MacArthur 31 Normal Community 50, Decatur Eisenhower 6 Normal West 41, Urbana 34 Friday, Oct. 11 games Champaign Central at Danville, 7 p.m. Bloomington at Normal West, 7 p.m. Decatur Eisenhower at Urbana, 7 p.m. Normal Community at Decatur MacArthur, 7 p.m. Springfield at Champaign Centennial, 7 p.m.

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