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By Jake Hull
Whitman County Gazette 

Lightning puts Eagles out of football misery

Game called at halftime for due to weather conditions


September 14, 2023

ST. JOHN — After a tough first game for the St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse (SJEL) Eagles last week, losing the game in the last half of the fourth quarter, the Eagles looked to bounce back Thursday, Sept. 7, against the Wilbur-Creston-Keller (Creston) Wildcats.

The comeback game for the Eagles will have to wait another week, however, as the Eagles were held to just six points, losing 46-6 against the Wildcats.

The game was called at halftime because of lightning. The rain started just before halftime, with the first visible lightning bolt happening a few minutes into halftime.

The game woul...

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