Pioneers knock down Noxon 28-26

The Big Sandy Pioneer football team and head coach Ronnie Simpson have high expectations for this season and took a step in the right direction Friday evening. The Pioneers came from behind to edge Noxon 28-26.

Big Sandy got on the scoreboard first with freshman Kade Strutz finding paydirt from eight yards out. Senior Duke Darlington converted the extra point kick and the Pioneers were up 8-0 entering the second quarter.

Noxon scored twice in the second sandwiching another Strutz touchdown but it was the Pioneers who held the halftime advantage 14-12.

Noxon took control of the contest in the t...