SEMO over SIU 44-26 in War for the Wheel

Heartland Sports 10pm on 8/29

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Southeast Missouri State University kicked of its 87th football game against Southern Illinois University in the War for the Wheel.

SEMO won the game SIU 44-26.

Attendance was announced at 8,312 at Houck Stadium in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Look for Highlights tonight on Heartland Sports at 10.

Drone12: Houck Stadium before the War for the Wheel 8/29

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According to Southeast, the wheel is currently in Cape Girardeau after the Redhawks beat the Salukis 48-44 on a game-winning touchdown with 25 seconds left in Carbondale in 2018.

SEMO leads the all-time series, 41-37-8, that goes back to 1909. It’s the oldest in each school’s history.

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