The Delta Eagles walk toward their locker room before the start of their game with the Muncie Central Bearcats Aug. 23, 2019. The Eagles won the game, 42-0. Jacob Musselman, DN

Charlie Spegal runs wild in return to Delta

There was a time when you could expect fireworks to go off at Delta High School when Charlie Spegal stepped on the field. He totaled more than 4,300 yards and 50 touchdowns in an Eagle uniform. Spegal was at it again Friday, leading his team to a 49-13 win, eclipsing the 200-yard mark for the 24th time in his career and tying the state scoring record with his three touchdowns. Only this time, there were no fireworks. Even the fans in Delta’s stands were quiet.

Junior running back Caleb Huntley jumps in the end zone after scoring in the third quarter Sept. 7, 2019, at Scheumann Stadium. The Cardinals won against Fordham, 57-29. Rebecca Slezak, DN

Ball State captures Bronze Stalk Trophy in comeback win over Northern Illinois

Facing a 17-3 deficit at halftime, Ball State Football entered the locker room after 30 minutes of play Saturday not feeling disappointed, but rather motivated. The motivation seemed to pay off as Neu’s Cardinals rallied for 24 unanswered points in the second half en route to a 27-20 comeback win over defending Mid-American Conference Champion Northern Illinois.

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