Tigers win home opener

The Dupo High School football team takes the field prior to its home opener on Saturday against Confluence Prep Academy. ย 

The Dupo High School football team improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 29-12 victory at home Saturday against Confluence Prep Academy of St. Louis. 

Deegan Prater, a sophomore, put together another solid game at quarterback for Dupo. He was 18-for-28 passing for 208 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. 

He also ran for 24 yards.

Prater was helped in the running game by Ashton Stein, who carried the ball 11 times for 113 yards. Kaleb McGlasson chipped in with 79 yards on eight carries.

Praterโ€™s main target through the air once again was Nick Phillips. He caught nine passes for 100 yards.

Next up for the Tigers is another home game this Friday night as they host Madison at 7 p.m. 

Madison dropped a 55-6 contest to Ottawa Marquette this past Friday. 

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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.
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