Archived Story

Vikings out-duel Rebels in HOL battle

Published 9:42am Thursday, October 18, 2012

GLYNDON — The Pelican Rapids Vikings improved their season record to 6-2, after a victory against the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels by a score of 34-12.

The Vikings received the ball to start the game and drove down the field with ease, Quarterback Devin Schell would cap off the drive with a one yard run, Hober Diaz’s kick would be no good and the first quarter would end with a score of 6-0.

Pelican played some good defense throughout the first half not giving the Rebels any ground, after both teams exchanged a few punts Ryan Bruggeman would punch in a 12 yard score for another Viking touchdown.

The Vikings would find paydirt one more time before the half was over on another successful drive being finished off by Schell on a one yard score, Diaz would convert the last two extra point kicks and Pelican would have a convincing 20-0 lead.

Bruggeman finished the game with 129 yards on nine carries scoring two touchdowns on the night for the Vikings. “The Vikings defense was up for the challenge of a good DGF running team and held in check for most of the game.” said Pelican Rapids Head Coach David Haugen.

Pelican Rapids finishes the season with a 5-1 conference record and will host their first round playoff game next Tuesday night.


Pelican Rapids 34, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 12

1 2 3 4 F

PR 6 14 13 0 — 34

DGF 0 0 0 12 — 12


1st Quarter:

(PR) Schell 1 yd run (Kick Fail)

2nd Quarter:

(PR) Bruggeman 12 yd run (Diaz Kick)

(PR) Schell 1 yd run (Diaz Kick)

3rd Quarter:

(PR) Bruggeman 75 yd run (Diaz Kick)

(PR) Tucker Forsgren 35 yd fumble return (Kick fail)

4th Quarter:

(DGF) Cole Sogge 1 yd run (Kick Fail)

(DGF) Alex Fuchs 50 yd run (Kick Fail)


Rushing Yards 299 251

Passing Yards 48 10

Turnovers 1 1


Rushing Leaders:

(PR) Bruggeman 9-129 yds 2 TD, Tanner Grahn 15-63 yds


Passing Leaders

(PR) Schell 3-7 48 yds


Editor's Picks

No bike lanes for Fir Ave.

Fir Avenue from Union to Friberg avenues won’t get bike lanes, but parking lane width will be increased so it can continue to act as ... Read more

RTC plans waiting on tax credit

Historic Kirkbride has submitted applications to various funding sources for preliminary approval for its proposed $41.4-million redevelopment project of the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center, ... Read more