By Natalia Ahrens
After three weeks of Bulldog football, fans have seen what seems to be the ups and downs of the team. Going into week four with a record of 2-1, the stakes are high against Friends University on Sept. 3.
On Sept. 12 against Sterling University, the Bulldogs obtained a victory of 58-40. Joshua Pisik (Junior, San Diego, Calif.), had 432 passing yards, with 31 complete passes. Ben Nikkel, (Junior, McPherson, Kan.), lead with 123 yards and 10 catches. Nikkel fell short of a touchdown, however, Melvin Reid (Junior, Winslow, N.J.), also with over 100 passing yards, scored two touchdowns, along with Jae’Lon Oglesby (Senior, Central, S.C.), with two touchdowns as well.
In week two, the Bulldogs fell short to Bethel College with a final score of 21-55. Pumped up after their week one win, the Bulldogs quickly struggled with keeping the ball on offense. Bethel College had the ball for 40 minutes, while McPherson had it for about 20 minutes.
Into week three, the Bulldogs had a rough fight with Tabor College. Not scoring till the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs still managed to make a comeback and win. They now have a 2-1 record going in homecoming weekend versus Friends University. The team has high hopes of improving their record and making it to the post season.