Football - Fri, Sep. 14, 2012
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BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union versus Cumberlands. That's all that really needs to be said. It's the battle for the Brass Lantern, and neither side wants to leave the game empty-handed.

Cumberlands enters the game ranked No. 14 in the NAIA with a 2-0 record. The Patriots, fresh off a 55-13 win at Cumberland (Tenn.), own a 23-10 record in the series, an 18-9 mark since 1985.

Union is fresh off a wild 14-13 win at Campbellsville (Ky.) and is 1-1 on the year. 

Not only is this game for the Brass Lantern, but it's Union's home opener and both teams' Mid-South Conference East opener. Needless to say, a lot is riding on this game.

For more information on the game, check out this week's game notes.