Close but no win: LU falls to Hays


Lincoln University redshirt freshman quarterback Robert Redmond (#13) powers his way into the end zone in the fourth quarter of Saturday's homecoming matchup with Fort Hays State at Dwight T. Reed Stadium. LU lost the contest 24-21.

Lincoln University redshirt freshman quarterback Robert Redmond (#13) powers his way into the end zone in the fourth quarter of Saturday's homecoming matchup with Fort Hays State at Dwight T. Reed Stadium. LU lost the contest 24-21. Photo by Kris Wilson.

The Lincoln football team is getting closer. But that only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, and not football in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

The Blue Tigers had two costly miscues, with both leading to big scores, and Lincoln fell 24-21 to Fort Hays State on LU's Homecoming.

Lincoln coach Mike Jones said there’s a very small margin of error when it comes to league games.

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