Cowboys lose game in final minutes 20-16 to Indians

Sann has 100 yards, 16 tackles

  In a thrilling finish, Forest City finished an 11-minute drive with less than one minute left in the game to score a 20-16 win over Clarion-Goldfield last Friday night. The homecoming loss left the Cowboys at 2-3 for the season, and also left head coach Paul Hansch disappointed with the effort put forth.

  “It was a tough loss, especially in the way it happened,” said the Cowboy head mentor. “We made our fair share of mistakes, from the opening kickoff to things involving technique. They might not be seen by fans in the stands, but are clearly noticed on film. We were not taking care of our assignments on the field, and showed a lack of discipline and focus in a lot of cases.”

  There may have been an omen of things to come from the opening kick, as the Indians recovered the onside attempt to take over in C-G territory. It quickly led to a five-yard touchdown pass for a 7-0 lead following the PAT. The Cowboys then failed to convert on fourth down, giving the ball back to the Indians. 

Read the full article in the Oct. 3 WCM.