Friday night, Eden Prairie will try to win its fourth-straight state title in football. There are a lot of reasons why the Eagles have had so much success. One of them is a man you’ve likely never heard of — but his impact can be seen in every game. You probably know Coach Mike Grant, son of Vikings legend Bud Grant. He’s the winner of the last three state titles.
Mike Grant is one of the most successful high school football coaches in the history of Minnesota. He now has one more big award to add to his list. Grant was named the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year on Friday.
Mike Grant has his Eden Prairie team back again. They’re unbeaten and trying to win a ninth state title.
The most highly-publicized Division III coaching search in Minnesota is over. St. John’s University announced Friday that Gary Fasching has been named the school’s new football coach.
Kevin Love seems to be in a better place with the Timberwolves after meeting with Glen Taylor. He says he’s looking forward to the future because of Ricky Rubio.
The next two days the Metrodome will get its annual football marathon workout with the state high school semifinals.