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Waterloo wins ‘Battle of Bulldogs’ over Highland, 21-13

By on September 22, 2012 at 11:01 am

The Waterloo High School football team took the upper hand in the tough Mississippi Valley Conference at home on Friday night, handing the Highland Bulldogs their first loss of the season.

Down 6-0 in the second quarter, Waterloo quarterback Arik Bueltman threw the first of three touchdown passes on the night — 41 yards to Ethan Ruff — to give the orange-and-black Bulldogs the lead. Bueltman, who finished the night with 9-for-16 passing and 127 yards, added TD passes to state track high jump champion Justin Kretchmer and Rick Wiegand en route to a 21-13 win.

Waterloo improved to 4-1 (2-0 in MVC) with the win.

Highland dropped to 4-1 (1-1 in MVC) with the loss.

For more on this game, read Wednesday’s Republic-Times newspaper.

Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.