It’s a big time for high school sports all across the state as we close January. Regular seasons are coming to the back stretch in basketball, hockey and wrestling, which means the postseason is just around the corner. Conference races are taking shape, and every game seems to mean more as teams push for their league titles and home playoff games.
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.
Just when we thought the prep football landscape was starting to take shape this season, we were thrown a few curve balls last week. There are just a few weeks left in the regular season, which means playoff seeds are beginning to solidify and league titles can be won or lost with one game.
It’s another big week in high school football across the Twin Cities as now every team has a game under their belt and tangible film to look at. Now we’re in Week 2. Some teams are looking to build on a successful opening win, while others are hoping to celebrate their first win of the fall.
When football teams gathered for the first football practices of the season back in August, everyone had dreams of getting to the state playoffs and playing for a championship in the Metrodome. Friday night, 42 teams will realize that goal of winning a section title and moving on to the state tournament.
This is one of the best times of the year to be a high school football fan. With only three regular season games left, teams have that many more opportunities to win and get positive momentum going heading into the playoffs.
It’s Week 2 in the Minnesota high school football season, which is typically one of the favorites for coaches.
We’re in the heart of October, and the regular season in high school football wrapped up Wednesday night in crisp fall weather.
It’s the last chance to win a game before playoffs start. For many teams, winning or losing the final regular season game determines whether they’ll have a home playoff game.
It will be the Friday of unbeaten teams as we head into Week 6 of the high school football season.
It’s Week 1 in the Minnesota high school football season. For the state’s powerhouses, it’s hopefully just the start of another successful run to the state tournament and maybe even the Metrodome.