There are 56 high school football teams still playing in Minnesota, and all of them will be in action between Thursday and Saturday night as the state playoffs get underway at various sites.
Before football teams hit the field Friday night, there are 16 squads left in seven classes across the state who all have a shot at the state tournament. By the end of the night, that number will get cut in half. This is the week that pretty much every kid who grows up playing football dreams about.
There’s nothing unusual about a cool, wet October week. For example, Wednesday’s high only climbed to the mid 50s – the same temperatures that feel so warm to us in early April.
Authorities in Andover are looking for at least one suspect after a string of arson fires in the city over the last three days. Authorities said fires have been intentionally set to both occupied and unoccupied single family homes that are concentrated to one neighborhood in Andover.
There is yet another huge Friday night on our hands in high school football across Minnesota as we’re turning the corner on the regular season. It’s hard to believe that just three weeks remain for teams to get big victories and to position themselves for the playoffs.
A warm (and windy) Friday night was the perfect occasion for high school football. And just in case you missed out on any big plays, we’ve got them for you in the videos below, as well as a profile on Nick Leach, our ASPIRE athlete of the week.
There is no better time for a high school football fan than between late September and early October. It’s when the conference favorites emerge and when all the hard work in offseason starts to show.
A 42-year-old St. Francis man is accused to breaking into a home in Andover and stealing a number of items, including women’s underwear, according to authorities.
At least one full week of high school football is in the books for every team in Minnesota. Now it’s back to the drawing board to look at film, make adjustments and get ready for the next opponent for coaches and players.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of the suspect who reportedly assaulted and robbed a 17-year-old girl in Bunker Hills Park earlier this week. The incident happened at around 5:12 p.m. Tuesday. The victim told police she was walking with another person that day when they separated and left in different directions.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after a 17-year-old girl was reportedly assaulted and robbed in Bunker Hills Park in Andover.
Investigators in Andover want your help to find the person who started several grass fires over the weekend.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help to identify the person or persons responsible for a number of grass fires over the weekend.
A 24-year-old Andover man has been charged with one count of third-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, a 39-year-old Andover woman, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
A 27-year-old mother has been charged with four criminal counts of criminal vehicular operation after a crash investigators say happened while she was driving drunk.