Fort Hays State MIAA champions

FILE PHOTO: Fort Hays State outlasted Northwest Missouri State 13-12 on the road in a great battle on Saturday.  (Courtesy: Ryan Prickett Sports Information Director at FHSU)

MARYVILLE, Mo.(KSNW) – Fort Hays State outlasted Northwest Missouri State 13-12 on the road in a great battle between the top two defensive teams in the MIAA on Saturday.

The No. 6 ranked Tigers moved to 10-0 overall, while the No. 8 Bearcats dropped their second straight game and moved to 8-2. The Tigers secured the MIAA Championship outright with the win. The Tigers snapped Northwest Missouri State’s 23 game home winning streak.