EAST 10 7 0 0 17
WEST 0 14 0 10 24
Date of game: 1/21/2012

Recap: Shrine-West vs. Shrine-East

St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Lennon Creer's short touchdown run in the final minute Saturday lifted the West team to a 24-17 win over the East in the 87th annual East-West Shrine game.

The Louisiana Tech running back was named offensive MVP after taking a handoff up the middle almost untouched for the winning nine-yard score.

Creer's touchdown snapped the West's three-game losing streak in the country's longest running all-star game and gave it a 46-36-5 lead over the East in the all-time series.

The game, which aims to showcase potential NFL stars of the future, also benefits Shriner's Hospital for Children.

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress coached the West to victory over Bobby Ross' East team.

Penn State linebacker Nick Sukay was named defensive MVP despite the East giving up 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to take the loss.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Manziel leaves game with hamstring injury

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel left Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers after suffering a hamstring injury late in the first half.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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