Oneida-Hampton games tend to be hard-hitting, slobber-knocking football games that come down to the wire, regardless of which team walks away victorious.
But in Friday’s renewal of the long-distance rivalry at Dr. M.E. Thompson Field, it was Oneida doing most of the hitting and most of the knocking in a contest of two young and still mostly inexperienced football teams, defeating the Bulldogs 31-14.
The Indians used a powerful running attack to overwhelm Hampton. Junior wingback Jacob Adams and sophomore halfback Nate Bowling each had a big night, as the Indians rolled up 391 yards on the ground to overcome two crucial turnovers inside the red zone.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.