Prep Blog: A Look Back At The Prep BowlTCF Bank Stadium hosted the Prep Bowl last weekend, marking the end of the 2015 high school football season in Minnesota. There were 14 teams playing for trophies over the course of two days. When it was all over, one team was celebrating and the other was devastated. Here are storylines from each match-up in the Prep Bowl.
North HS Falls Short Of Amazing TurnaroundMinneapolis North High School had never before competed for a football championship, despite its long and rich tradition in the city’s athletic scene.
Minneota Defeats Minneapolis North 35-18 For 1A TitleIsaac Hennen ran for 103 yards and three touchdowns as Minneota beat Minneapolis North 35-18 to cap off its second consecutive Minnesota Class A state football title Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. It is the Vikings' (14-0) second straight perfect season. The program went 40-1 over the past three years.
Prep Blog: Previewing Prep Bowl XXXIVThe 14 teams that are left among seven classes this week are gearing up for Prep Bowl XXXIV. Among the state title games, there are defending champions in three of them. That means we'll have at least four new state champions when the clock hits zero at games Friday and Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Cities Face Millions In Wastewater Upgrades, RepairsPublic works employees in the southwestern city of Minneota frequently hang inside manholes, poking with a long stick to move chunks of human waste and refuse that block sewer flow. The mayor of Winsted, a city of about 2,400, wonders how he'll pay for a $7 million upgrade to the town's wastewater treatment facility.
Minneota Beats Dawson-Boyd Or Class 1A TitleGrant Hennen rushed for 179 yards, Cole Hennen had a long clinching score and Minneota held off Dawson-Boyd 28-14 Saturday in the Class 1A Championship at the Prep Bowl.
Win-E-Mac Beats Minneota, 61-53, In Class 1AMadison McKeever scored 27 points and Korbyn Ross added 17 to lead Win-E-Mac past defending-champion Minneota, 61-53, in the Class 1A championship. The Patriots (31-2) were up 47-32 with 12:21 left in the game when the Vikings (32-2) pulled within 52-50 with three minutes left.
Petteway's Career-High Keys Nebraska's 82-78 Win Terran Petteway scored a career-high 35 points, Nebraska overcame Malik Smith's shooting exhibition in his first start for Minnesota, and the Cornhuskers bounced back from a crushing loss at Penn State to hang on for an 82-78 victory Sunday.
Prep Blog: Prep Bowl Set After Semifinal WeekendThe match-ups are set for the Prep Bowl, where high school football teams leave the Metrodome as state champions or get so close and have it go wrong in one game. Now all high school football fans can do is wait a week as state championship games in all seven classes will be played the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Best Of Minnesota: Hardware StoreAs soon as this latest round of snow melts, spring projects begin -- and that means a trip to the hardware store.
Reiss Scores 30 Points As Minneota Wins 1A TitleMinneota sophomore Taylor Reiss didn't want a three-peat of a trip to the state tournament without winning the title.
Ada-Borup, Minneota Move On To 1A ChampionshipMinneota and Ada-Borup will meet for the Class 1A girls basketball championship.