Wayland Baptist football heads on the road - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Wayland Baptist football heads on the road

PLAINVIEW, TX (KCBD) -

Coming off their first win of the season, the Wayland Baptist Pioneers take a 10-plus hour bus ride to Batesville, Arkansas to face Lyon College 4 p.m. Saturday.

The Pioneers faced Lyon College twice last year, winning 37-14 in Batesville and 52-14 in Plainview.

"We need to win on the road," Wayland coach Butch Henderson said in a Wayland Baptist press release as his team looks for its first victory in what will be its fourth road trip of the season. "We're used to it (playing on the road). We've been to Louisiana and to Arizona, now we're going to Arkansas.

Wayland Baptist  only has 4 total home games this season so winning on the road against the Scots is key.

"They have a predominantly run offense. They run at you and run at you, and about the time you start pulling players (closer to the line to stop the run), that's when they try to throw the football," Coach Henderson said. "Your hope is you can handle the run without having to pull players up in there."

Wayland is 1-3 overall and Lyon College is 2-3.

Copyright 2017 KCBD. All rights reserved.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • 3 Red Raiders announce they are turning Pro, including Grant Little

    3 Red Raiders announce they are turning Pro, including Grant Little

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-06-25 03:32:57 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    After a season-ending loss to Florida at the College World Series, the focus shifted to next season and which of the 11 drafted Red Raiders would return to play for Texas Tech. 

    After a season-ending loss to Florida at the College World Series, the focus shifted to next season and which of the 11 drafted Red Raiders would return to play for Texas Tech. 

  • World Cup fans are drinking so much beer, Russia is running low

    World Cup fans are drinking so much beer, Russia is running low

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-06-24 21:08:55 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 21:19:06 GMT
    Restaurants and bars in Moscow told Reuters the influx of fans have nearly drained their supply and it is taking longer than usual to restock. (Source: Pixabay)Restaurants and bars in Moscow told Reuters the influx of fans have nearly drained their supply and it is taking longer than usual to restock. (Source: Pixabay)

    One Russian waiter told Reuters their restaurant ran out of draft lager on Monday and the suppliers’ stocks are also running low.

    One Russian waiter told Reuters their restaurant ran out of draft lager on Monday and the suppliers’ stocks are also running low.

  • Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

    Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:29:18 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:29:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup.
    Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup.
Powered by Frankly