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Bison defense shines at Illinois State, high school football playoffs underway in North Dakota and more in WDAY's 6 PM sportscast for Oct. 16

NDSU's defense pitches a shutout in Normal, while high school football playoffs are underway in North Dakota.

North Dakota State's Phoenix Sproles grabs a pass in front of Southern Illinois' Franky West at Hancock Stadium in Normal, Ill., on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO -- The North Dakota State Bison defense looking strong against Illinois State this afternoon. A pair of turnovers forced and a plethora of sacks highlight a 20-0 afternoon for NDSU.

The MSUM Dragons on the road at Bemidji State, and fall on a last-minute touchdown pass.

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High school football playoffs are underway with the 9-man division kicking things off. May-Port-CG takes down Enderlin/Maple Valley. Wyndmere-Lidgerwood wins by eight over Finley/Sharon/Hope/Page.

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