Mark McKenzie (NewsDakota.com)
Jamestown, N.D…The Jimmies and Blue Hawks will battle for the second time this season in college football on Saturday in Dickinson, with second place in the DAC on the line.
Each team is 2-3 in the conference, with the Hawks owning a win over the Jimmies back in September, 30-6 at Greeno Field. Jamestown is banged up, minus it’s first and second string quarterbacks, and starting tailback. Starting QB Brad Lint is out due to a broken collarbone, and back-up Tyler Notch will miss the game due to a sore foot. That means Sophomore Brady Yrjo from Menahga, Minnesota will make his first career start.
RB Lance Johansen leads the team is rushing with 705 yards. The Junior is averaging 7.2 yards per carry. He will also miss the game due to an injury. Back-up RB Matt Mitthaugen will start, but the Junior is also battling health issues, as he missed the La Crosse game two weekes ago due to a concussion.
Jamestown is 3-5 over-all, Dickinson is 2-6. Listen for the broadcast on AM 1400 KQDJ, 97.1 FM, and newsdakota.com. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. Central time.