Jed Newport takes a handoff from Kevin Sammons at Wartburg Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (Independent Herald photo/Lee Slaven)
Jed Newport takes a handoff from Kevin Sammons at Wartburg Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (Independent Herald photo/Lee Slaven)

 

WARTBURG — Oneida’s recent struggles in the capital city of Morgan County was a poorly-kept secret entering Friday’s District 4-A opener between the Indians and the Bulldogs.

But the first four minutes of Friday’s game was all that was needed to tell that Oneida had put those struggles in the rearview mirror.

By that point, Oneida had scored more points than it had scored at Wartburg since August 2005. Nate Bowling scored on a 40-yard touchdown run on the Indians’ first play of scrimmage and Oneida never looked back, defeating the Bulldogs 47-0.

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