FRISCO -- Before North Dakota State and Illinois State square off in the NCAA DI Championship this Saturday in Frisco, they participated in a community outreach program with the Miracle League of Frisco.
Miracle League started in 2006, giving kids with special needs an opportunity to play sports. Thursday, each Miracle Kid partnered up with a college athlete from each team and took part in a friendly football game.
Well, it started off friendly, but got pretty competitive in the end since North Dakota's Miracle Kids took on Illinois' Miracle Kids.
While the kids all won, in the end, North Dakota finished with 30 points while Illinois State fell with 24.
Is it a precursor to Saturday's match-up at noon?