2019 Football Preview: Walled Lake Northern

2018 Record: 4-5

By: C & G Sports Staff | C&G Newspapers | Published August 8, 2019

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vs. Milford High (1-8) — 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Northern has never lost to Milford, taking all three games in the series. Last year, Northern won 39-29. In 2018, the Knights scored 253 points while giving up 294.

at Waterford Kettering (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
Northern has been dominant against Kettering, holding a 10-2 advantage in the series. Last year’s game was a 35-28 victory for the Knights.

at Waterford Mott (4-5) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
Northern knocked off Mott 31-14 last season and holds a 6-5 lead in the all-time series. The Knights’ last playoff appearance was in 2016.

vs. White Lake Lakeland (7-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
The Knights are 8-7 against Lakeland but have dropped the last two games in the series. The Eagles won 57-14 last season.

at South Lyon High (10-1) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
The Knights and Lions have split six games all-time. Last year, South Lyon inched by Northern 22-21.

vs. Walled Lake Central (2-7) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
The all-time series is pretty even between the two programs, with Central holding a 9-6 edge. Last year, Northern grabbed a 62-29 win over the Vikings.

at South Lyon East (6-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
The Knights and Cougars have split four games, with East taking last year’s meeting 28-13. It was the lowest scoring output of the year for Northern.

vs. Walled Lake Western (8-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
The Knights have just two wins against the Warriors and have lost the last seven matchups. Western won last year’s game 38-24.

at Fenton High (7-3) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25
This will be the first meeting between the two programs. Last season, Fenton scored 336 points while giving up 155.

Schedule provided by mhsaa.com and historical data provided by michigan-football.com.