Published:
Tuesday, September 13th 2022

No.1 NMMI slips past No. 5 Kilgore, 31-24

No. 1 New Mexico Military Institute scored 28 points in the second half to rally for a 31-24 win over No. 5 Kilgore Sept. 17 at Longview's Lobo Stadium.

The Broncos scored late in the game with two long 61-yard TD passes, one with two minutes left that tied the game up at 24 with 1:48 left -- and another that put the game away with 41 seconds left in the contest.

With the win, the No.1-ranked Broncos move to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Southwestern Junior College Football Conference. Read LN-J game story

KC drops to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

PHOTO ABOVE: KC's Tiago Sumbo picked up a fumble and rambled 86 yards the other way for a Ranger touchdown Sept. 17 at Lobo Stadium.  Photo by Courtlyn Brown/KC

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KC'S NEXT GAME:

The Rangers will travel Saturday, Sept. 24, to face Navarro College in Corsicana. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. If you cannot make it to Corsicana, the game will be streamed live here.


KC'S NEXT HOME GAME:

The Rangers will be back at home Oct. 1 to play Cisco College, 3 p.m. at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in Kilgore.

The game is part of Hall of Fame weekend, the annual event that celeebrates former coaches, players and contributors with inductions to the school's hall of fame.

To purchase tickets for the Hall of Fame Game Oct. 1 visit www.kilgore.edu/fb-tickets.

Please note that only clear bags are allowed into R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium.  Also, only credit/debit cards are allowed for payment at the gate or at the concession stands.

The game will also be broadcast live with video and audio through the NJCAA Network.

To view the game on the NJCAA Network, visit www.kilgore.edu/football-live. Manny Almanza will be your play-by-play commentator and Mike Clements, Jr. will be on color commentary.