Football: Red Devils, Panthers engage in another high-stakes game

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Kinnick junior quarterback Patrick Kelly passed for 1,089 yards and 16 touchdowns this season. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Kinnick junior quarterback Patrick Kelly passed for 1,089 yards and 16 touchdowns this season. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Football: Red Devils, Panthers engage in another high-stakes game

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: November 10, 2018

Not only are Kadena and Kinnick getting used to seeing a lot of each other – they’re getting used to doing so for a lot on the line.

On Saturday, the Red Devils and Panthers return to the scene of last year’s D-I final, won by the Panthers 23-22, and the game a month earlier that decided which would host, won by Kinnick 45-40. Kinnick rallied from a 27-point deficit to edge the Panthers 34-33 at Kadena.

The games between the two teams – including Saturday’s title-game rematch, kicking off at 5 p.m. – have pitted two programs in which coaches, players and community have lived, breathed, ate and slept football.

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