It’s a tiny town in northwestern Minnesota, but the people of Underwood love their football. Friday nights is when the town gets buzzing, thanks to high school football, said coach Chuck Ross.
While no games were played Friday night, we have a bunch of great stories in the videos below.
She’s one of the best at making her teammates better. Megan Pekarek holds her school’s volleyball assists record. It’s one of many reasons she was our Aspire Athlete of the Week.
At 5-foot, 9-inches, 140 pounds, Blake Miller isn’t the most imposing athletic specimen you’ll come across on the soccer field. While he might not thank his father for the genetics, his dad, David, did pass something along that’s far more valuable.
It’s hard to believe the final week of the regular season is here, but that means it won’t be long before some players are handing over their pads after season-ending losses. This is the last chance for many teams to gain some momentum before the start of the postseason. It’s also a week where some teams can clinch a conference championship.
Officials at Minneapolis Washburn High School said Tuesday they’ve officially named a new athletic director. Reggie Perkins, a former basketball coach at both Washburn and North High Schools, will take over the Millers’ athletic department.
Friday’s warm but windy weather set the conditions for an amazing night of high school football. WCCO-TV had cameras at many of the big games, and John Lauritsen reported our featured game: Lourdes vs. the unbeaten Kasson-Mantorville.
You’ll get a kick out of this week’s ASPIRE Athlete of the Week. He does not one, but two fall sports. Chanhassen’s Xander Neve loves to play soccer and he loves to lead.
It’s the highlight of every day for 8th-grader Aaron Salmon. After classes get done at Immanuel Lutheran, he joins Catholic students as a member of the Mankato Loyola varsity football team. The two schools are a co-op, and Aaron is the only varsity player from Immanuel Lutheran.
One team that makes the WCCO High School Sports Rally highlights often is South St. Paul. The Packers are unbeaten (6-0), ranked No. 2 in Class 4A, and have a senior class and passing combination that makes the Metrodome the obvious goal.
Here’s this week’s rundown on all the high school action for October 11th on the WCCO Radio Rally! A huge game in the west metro tonight as Eden Prairie hosts Wayzata.
It’s a huge week for many teams around the state in high school football. It still feels like things just got started, but the reality is there are just two weeks left in the regular season. Conference championships and seeds for the section playoffs are at stake for a lot of teams.
A night before heavy rains were to descend on Minnesota, it was time to start thinking of high school football playoffs and conference champions. As usual, we had cameras at Friday night’s biggest games. And for our featured game, we sent David McCoy to watch Eden Prairie taken on Minnetonka.
Emi Trost excels for Cannon Falls cross country – she’s been ranked No. 1 in Class A all year – and yet she also thrives in the classroom. But this week’s ASPIRE Athlete of the Week doesn’t even attend her local high school.
WCCO Radio presents the Radio Rally, a weekly look inside the High School Football world with key games, our metro area power poll and more!
Totino-Grace came out on top in a 28-6 win over Spring Lake Park.
Roseville topped White Bear Lake 21-14.
WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally brings you the latest game coverage of high school football games. Last Friday, the crew went to watch Delano High School play against Hutchinson High School. You can catch HSSR game coverage at 10:20 p.m. Fridays on WCCO TV.
Friday and Saturday are busy days at the Metrodome as the Minnesota State High School League hosts the State Football Semifinals. We got action from Mahnomen/Sleepy Eye-St. Mary’s in Class A and Mankato West/Bemidji in Class 4A.
Adrian Peterson powered in for three first-quarter touchdowns to build a lead large enough even Minnesota couldn’t lose it, and the Vikings finally earned their first victory Sunday by beating the bumbling Arizona Cardinals 34-10.
2011 WNBA Champions Minnesota Lynx players are welcomed home by a mob of fans on Oct. 8 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota.
The Target Center in Minneapolis was packed full Sunday night as the Minnesota Lynx hosted the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. The Lynx won the game 88-74 to take a 1-0 lead in the series.