Contact Us

East, Central Clash in Playoff Game

Streeter Lecka – Getty Images Sport

Cheyenne East and Cheyenne Central will write the latest chapter in their long and storied rivalry tonight at 5pm at Okie Blanchard Stadium. Weather could certainly be a factor, with temperatures forecast around 21 degrees with 10 mph winds at Kickoff. That could mean a bad night for the passing game and more turnovers.

Reasons East could win–

1, They are a better team. They are the higher seed(#4 vs#5) and won the regular season game 42-28.

2. Home field.-May not be the factor it would be in a non-crosstown game, but there is still a comfort factor in playing at home. Also you may be more aware of field quirks, which could matter in bad weather.

3. Recent playoff experience. East players have the advantage of a strong post-season run last year, including a huge road upset of Casper Natrona. It’s always easier to do what you’ve done before.

Reasons Central could win–

1. Momentum. Central played well last week in a road win at Casper Kelly Walsh to nail down the number 5 seed. East lost at Sheridan, 31-21.

2. Revenge factor. Central will be out for payback for that 42-28 regular season loss. Nobody likes losing in front of your hometown fans to a big rival, and Central will remember. It’s hard to beat a good team twice in a row, especially your arch-rival.

3.-Long-term history. Central has won a lot of these games in the past. Hard to say how much that matters, but like a lot of things, if you think it matters, it does psychologically.

More From 101.9 KING FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kingfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 101.9 KING quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 101.9 KING quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!