Other than one hiccup in the middle of the first quarter that resulted in the Pioneer (2-2) touchdown the Saline (3-1) defense dominated the home team in Friday’s 33-7 victory.
Saline Hornets Football
Here's a photo gallery from the opening night at Hornet Stadium, where Saline fell to Muskegon Mona Shores, 31-28.
Saline may be have had two starting quarterbacks, but without their top two running backs, the offense was one-dimensional and struggled to sustain drives. Muskegon Mona Shores defeated Saline 31-28.
Some of the Friday night Hornet Stadium energy will be experienced in downtown Saline Thursday night.
Al Bates previews Friday's game between Saline and Muskegon Mona Shores -- a big test in the first week of the season for Saline.
In coach Palka's second year, Saline won nine games and set a program record for points scored. But two tough losses to Bedford thwarted Hornet objectives. Despite just two returning starters on offense and a brand new offensive line, Saline takes aim at another SEC Red Championship and a long run in the playoffs.
In the video above, members of the Saline football get dunked with ice water, but not before challenging Athletic Director Rob White, Principal Julie Helber and trainer Jamie Corl, among others, to do the same.
Saline Community Education along with Head Coach Joe Palka invite you to become part of the Saline Football family.