Coe Gets Home Game To Start D-III Playoffs

By Jeff Johnson, Reporter

Tools

By Grant Burkhardt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The 10th-ranked Coe Kohawks will host No. 17 Elmhurst College of suburban Chicago in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs this Saturday, it was announced Sunday. Kickoff will be noon at Clark Field.

Coe finished its 10th unbeaten regular season Saturday with a 34-13 victory over Central. The Kohawks swept through the Iowa Conference for their first outright league championship and are 10-0 overall.

Elmhurst is 9-1, earning a share of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin championship for the first time since 1980. This is the first playoff appearance for the Bluejays.

The teams share a common opponent in Loras. Elmhurst beat the Duhawks in the season opener, 36-0. Coe beat Loras, 69-7.

The winner of the Coe-Elmhurst game will play Nov. 24 against the winner of the St. Nobert-St. Thomas (Minn.) first-round game.CE

Conversation Guidelines

Be Kind

Don't use abusive, offensive, threatening, racist, vulgar or sexually-oriented language.
Don't attack someone personally. Keep it civil and be responsible.

Share Knowledge

Be truthful. Share what you know and what you are passionate about.
What more do you want to learn? Keep it simple.

Stay focused

Promote lively and healthy debate. Stay on topic. Ask questions and give feedback on the story's topic.

Report Trouble

Help us maintain a quality comment section by reporting comments that are offensive. If you see a comment that is offensive, or you feel violates our guidelines, simply click on the "x" to the far right of the comment to report it.


read the full guidelines here »

Commenting will be disabled on stories dealing with the following subject matter: Crime, sexual abuse, property fires, automobile accidents, Amber Alerts, Operation Quickfinds and suicides.

facebook twitter rss mobile google plus
email alerts you tube hooplanow pinterest instagram

What's On KCRG