High School Football
Last week, we started a slew of conference previews with the South Suburban Conference where it was predicted last year’s state runner-up to be the favorite. This week, we head just a little north and west of the Twin Cities metro to take a look at the Northwest Suburban Conference.
School is out until the fall and we’re in the heart of the summer, but prep football season isn’t far from getting underway. Programs across the state will be starting their fall camps in less than a month, and games will get started in about six or seven weeks.
It’s hard to believe that the high school football season has come to an end. Seven football teams celebrated championship seasons between the Friday and Saturday’s Prep Bowl games at the Metrodome.
Minutes after guiding Eden Prairie to its eighth state championship under his watch, coach Mike Grant was already talking about next season’s opener against Elk River.
Austin Maanum ran for 185 yards and two touchdowns, Jason Montonye scored three times and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley defeated Grand Meadow 40-22 for the Class 9-Man Championship at Friday’s Prep Bowl.
Augsburg College freshman quarterback Ayrton Scott makes plays, and in the process, he makes highlights.
Not only does Charlie Adams keep things safe at Vikings games working sideline security as part of the Minneapolis police force, the officer is also the head coach of the Minneapolis North High School football team.
As high school football players head to camp this week, some are just fighting for the chance to put the uniform and pads on under the lights every Friday night.
Many high school athletes might have had trouble getting to sleep Sunday night. When a new year and a new season gets underway, the excitement is hard to contain.
The next two days the Metrodome will get its annual football marathon workout with the state high school semifinals.
It’s the time of year that all high school football fans, love: It’s the playoffs. This is the time of the season where the team leaders come out and make the plays that help their team win big games.
Two of the best teams in the state faced off Wednesday night for the Lake Conference championship. Going into the game Eden Prairie (7-0) was ranked No. 1 and defending state champion Wayzata (7-0) was ranked No. 2.
This crisp fall weather is creating the perfect backdrop for some high school football. WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally is heading way out west Friday to highlight two unique football programs.
It’s hard to believe that there are just two weeks left in the high school football regular season. It’s now also that hectic time of year as teams will play Friday night, then get just a couple days to prepare for their final regular season game next Wednesday.
It will be the Friday of unbeaten teams as we head into Week 6 of the high school football season.