Waukon football team has second half comeback effort come up just short in 27-24 home opener loss to Decorah

Flying to 122 yards, one touchdown ... Waukon football senior Corbyn Palmer goes airborne to avoid a tackle in the Indians’ 27-24 home loss to Decorah Friday, September 2. Palmer paced the Waukon ground game in the contest with 122 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries.

Battling back from an early two-touchdown deficit for the second consecutive game, the Waukon football team nearly pulled off that recovery in hosting Decorah to open the Tribe’s home schedule for the 2022 season Friday, September 2. Trailing by a 14-0 result just over four minutes into the contest and by as much as a 27-6 tally midway through the second quarter, the Indians rallied with 18 unanswered points and a second half shut-out by their defense but could not quite avoid the 27-24 defeat.

The Indians are next scheduled to remain at home to face yet another Northeast Iowa Conference foe when they host Crestwood this Friday, September 9. The Cadets opened the season with a 26-14 road win at Decorah before being shut-out by Waverly-Shell Rock, 35-0, this past Friday.

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