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Stansell makes game-winning field goal, Govs win 37-34

By MARLON SCOTT – mscott@my.apsu.edu
The Govs are hoping to make it two OVC home wins in a row against the TSU Tigers. This game will also be the first in the Sgt. York Trophy series for the Govs. Tennessee Tech and UT Martin will also be playing in a York Trophy series game today as well.The Govs are 5-8 in the series against the Tigers, although they won the last meeting on Saturday, Sept.18, 2010, 26-23.
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Junior quarterback Jake Ryan and wide receiver Devin Stark hooked up for three touchdowns in last week’s win against the EKU Colonels. Will they be able to do the same against the Tigers. Also look for senior tailback Ryan White to get his 12th career 100-yard rushing game.

Final Tigers pass comes up short. Govs win 37-34 on Stansell game winning field goal.

Update: 10 seconds remaining in the game
Stansell makes 35-yard field goal to give the Govs 37-34 lead.

Update: 1:09 Fourth quarter Govs 34 Tigers 34
Govs running the ball in the Tigers red zone. Already in range for a game-winning field goal.

Update: 1:18 fourth quarter Govs 34 Tigers 34
Govs in the Tigers red zone. facing first down and 10 on the 17-yard line.

Update: 2:21 fourth quarter Govs 34 Tigers 34
Govs recover a Tigers fumble on the 47 yard line. Have a chance to take the lead.

Update: 5:35 fourth quarter Govs 34 Tigers 34
Tigers start first and 10 on their own 18 yard line.

Update:Wesley Kitts dives three yards for the touchdown. The score is tied at 34 with 5:42 left in the game.

Update: 7:22 fourth quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Govs facing third down and goal on the eight yard line. Ryan throws incomplete pass. Govs go for it on fourth down. They are stopped, but TSU is charged with two penalties that set up first and 10 on three-yard line.

Update: 9:40 fourth quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Tigers make their second punt of the game. Govs open up with 29-yard pass to Stark. First and 10 on the Tigers 22-yard line.

Update: 11:38 fourth quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Penalties force Govs into third down and 17. They fail to convert and punt to the Tigers.

Update: 13:03 fourth quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Govs driving, first and 10 on the Tigers 32 yard line. A touchdown on this drive would tie the game.

Update: 14:13 fourth quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Govs defense holds. Tigers make first punt of the game.

Update: end of the third quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Tigers driving, trying to expand lead back to two scores. Govs need a stop to tie the game.

Update: 1:38 third quarter Govs 27 Tigers 34
Govs go to hurry up offense, end 7-play drive with a 21-yard touchdown dash by Ryan White. Govs closing in on Tigers 27-34.

Update: 4:30 third quarter Govs 20 Tigers 34
Tigers attempt and miss a 41-yard field goal. Govs take over at their own 24-yard line.

Update: 6:36 third quarter Govs 20 Tigers 34
Govs go three and out. Tigers takeover on their own 29-yard line.

Update: 7:32 third quarter Govs 20 Tigers 34
Tigers score on three-yard run.

Update: 9:04 third quarter Govs 20 Tigers 27
Tigers responding with 9 play 69 yard offensive drive. First and goal on Govs six-yard line.

Update: 13:33 third quarter Govs 20 Tigers 27
Ryan completes a 72 yard bomb to Darryl Clack for a touchdown. The extra point is good and The Govs have closed to within one score

Update: Third quarter Govs 13 Tigers 27
Govs receive second half kickoff. After a penalty start first and 10 on the 28-yard line.

Halftime: Govs 13 Tigers 27
Govs produce only 150 yards of offense.
The defense has allowed 250 yards of Tigers offense including three plays over 25 yards.
Ryan has completed 12 passes for 111 yards and one touchdown
White leads the ground attack with 28 yards.
Starks has 4 catches for 41 yards and a touchdown.

Update: 0.27 seconds Govs 13 Tigers 27
After recovering the fumble, Ryan throws a five yard bullet to Devins Starks for the Govs first touchdown of the game.

less than one minute before halftime, Tigers fumble on the five yard line. Govs recover for first and goal.

Update: 4:35 second quarter Govs 6 Tigers 27
Govs hold Tigers to field goal.

Update: 8:55 second quarter Govs 6 Tigers 24
Govs try a fake punt, but fail to convert fourth down. TSU takes over on the 50-yard line.

Update: 11:06 second quarter Govs 6 Tigers 24
Tigers quarterback Mike German completes a 25-yard touchdown pass to Devin Wilson.The extra point is good and the Tigers extend their lead, 24-6.

Update: second quarter Govs 6 Tigers 17
Govs make first punt of the game. No turnovers in Game so far. Difference in the game is big plays by the Tigers

Update: 1:05 first quarter
Govs defense make first stop of the game. Tigers held to 28-yard field goal. Tigers lead 17-6.

Update: 4:00 first quarter
TSU driving in Govs territory. Convert fourth down for first and 10 on the Govs 12-yard line.

Update: 5:42 first quarter
Govs second offensive drive, 10 plays for 47 yards. Can’t get into the end zone. Stansell kicks his second field goal of the game from the Tigers 6-yard line. Tigers still lead 14-6.

Update:9:50 first quarter
Tigers score in only 4 plays. Increase lead 14-3

Update: 11:14 first quarter
Govs drive 24 yards on eight plays, Stansell makes 43-yard field goal. Govs Trail the Tigers 3-7.

Update: 14:31 first quarter
After penalty, Govs start first and 10 on the 50-yard line.

Kickoff
Tsu Freshman Weldon Garlington returns kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown. Extra point is good, Tigers lead 7-0

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