Southern beats Prairie View 34-24 in SWAC opener
PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener and held on to get a 34-24 win in Texas on Saturday night.
The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the Jags a 7-0 lead.
The Jagurs picked off Panthers quarterback Jerry Lovelocke twice in the first half, and Austin Howard led the Jags on another scoring drive that made the score 17-7.
The Panthers cut the lead to 17-10, but Willie Quinn responded with a 90 yard kick return for a touchdown to make the score 24-10.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
National Anthem protests take center stage in football world
Local restaurant refuses to show NFL games following national anthem protests
EBR schools forums focus on adding facilities, programs to the school system
Cowboys, Cardinals lock arms during national anthem at Monday Night Football
Iberville fire chief admits to falsifying records; Residents paying the price