Labor Day Classic 2017

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Photography by Vicky Pink - The ongoing rivalry between Prairie View A&M University and Texas Southern University that is fought on the gridiron at the annual Labor Day Classic is one of the popular games of the season. For the past two years, the PV Panthers have claimed victory and once again clinched a win for 2017 by a score of 30-16. According to PV’s website, the is the second time the team has done this since 1968. PVAMU defeats Texas Southern for the 11th time in the last 14 games. TSU led the game after a field goal before halftime. PV came back to score two touchdowns before intermission. Before the second quarter was over the Panthers would be in the lead again. The TSU Tigers weren’t out of it just yet as they pushed ahead in the third quarter for a score of 14-9. However, PV would prove to be more powerful with several plays that gained them yard after yard for a victory over TSU.