Christopher Maple, Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications
ALVA – Northwestern Oklahoma State University football has completed their schedule for the Spring on 2021 announced on Tuesday. The schedule for Northwestern will take place in February and March.
The Rangers will take part in four scrimmages/non-conference contests this Spring against two Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association members, and one Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent. These contests will not count as official games.
In their first contest, 468 days after the last game played, NWOSU will host Missouri Southern State on February 27th. This will be the first meeting ever between the two teams. Last season, Missouri Southern finished with a 2-9 record.
The Red-and-Black will travel to Hays, Kan., to take on Fort Hays State on March 6th. This will also be the first ever meeting between the Rangers and Tigers. Fort Hays State finished with a 8-3 record in the MIAA in 2019.
Northwestern will stay on the road on March 11, to travel to take on Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo.
To wrap up their Spring contests, NWOSU will host New Mexico Highlands on March 27th. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Last season, N.M. Highlands finished with a 2-9 record in the RMAC.