Big Sandy Pioneers' rush attack lights up Knights, 51-6

If North Star could have been a trap game for Big Sandy, the Pioneer football team did not take the bait.

In fact, the purple-and-gold ran left, right, around and through the Knights in a 51-6 Friday night romp. Five different Pioneers scored touchdowns. Only a day's worth of accumulated rain seemed to slow Big Sandy.

"The wet field kind of prevented us from running more of our stuff (offensively)," coach Larry Jappe said. "We just pounded the ball and scored a lot of points."

Big Sandy (2-0) showed little indication of gazing back upon its pivotal season-opening win against fellow state title...