Morningside opens up its home schedule Saturday night by hosting Northwestern College. The Mustangs opened with an impressive victory at Hastings of Nebraska last week but coach Steve Ryan says his team has an even tougher challenge against the nationally ranked Red Raiders. He says their defense is fantastic and they have everyone back on offense from the team that went 10-2 last year. He says he thinks they’re the best team in the conference.Ryan says the Mustangs have a lot of confidence after last week’s victory but need to avoid mistakes early. He says if they get a fast start it’ll give them some faith early in the game against a good team.Ryan says it will be an exciting night for several reasons, Northwestern is one of only two Iowa schools in the conference, and he says it’s their first home game since the school purchase the stadium.