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Football secures first home victory, 38-7

Allison Mueller

September 16, 2015

Sam Thiel/Winonan After a season-opening loss last week in Moorhead, the Winona State University football team bounced back on its home field, earning a 38-7 victory against Minot State Saturday afternoon in Winona. “It...

Warrior football falls in season opener

Allison Mueller

September 9, 2015

Sam Thiel/Winonan Over the past 19 years, the Winona State University football team has had success against Minnesota State University Moorhead, winning 14 games in a row. But the Dragons flipped the script Thursday night,...

Football looks to bounce back after 4-7

Allison Mueller

September 3, 2015

Sam Thiel/Winonan College football starts this week, which is music to the ears of the sports world - especially the Winona State University football team. After finishing 4-7 last season, the players and coaches are ready...

Warriors fall short to Mustangs

Allison Mueller

November 12, 2014

Sam Thiel/ Winonan The Warriors had an opportunity to make some last-second magic against Southwest Minnesota State University. The clock struck triple zero on the Warrior effort as Winona State fell to the Mustangs 39-34 Saturday...

Football drops final road game

Allison Mueller

November 5, 2014

Sam Thiel/ Winonan The Winona State University football team’s final road test resulted in a Warrior loss 33-8 to Augustana at Kireby-Over Stadium on Saturday. Winona State was able to yield eight points and 220 yards...

Warriors fall short in homecoming game

Allison Mueller

October 29, 2014

Sam Thiel/ Winonan Winona State University’s football team fell to No. 14 University of Sioux Falls 41-28 in front of a crowd of 4,719 on homecoming weekend in Winona. Playing in their third consecutive home game against...

Warriors snap losing streak with 38-19 victory

Allison Mueller

October 22, 2014

Sam Thiel/ Winonan The Winona State University football team posted a 38-19 victory Saturday night at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa. The Warriors defeated Upper Iowa University to break their three-game losing streak. Warrior...

Ojika capitalizing on opportunities with Warriors


January 22, 2014

Christian Sopkowiak/Winonan With less than minute to play in his final Homecoming game, Chichi Ojika, a man who has always wanted to get his chance to shine, caught a screen pass from quarterback Jack Nelson and took it 65...

Warriors fall in overtime as Nelson sets records


November 6, 2013

Sam Thiel/Winonan The Winona State University football team fell to Southwest Minnesota State 51-44 in overtime Saturday, Nov. 2, in Marshall, Minn. Jack Nelson put up impressive numbers, finding his receivers 40 of the...

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