Cretin-Derham Hall Coach Ready For Early Football SeasonIt's practically a state holiday, the first day of high school football practice. But is that a good thing? Or another sign your summer's almost over?
Mankato West Beats Simley To Win Class 5A TitleRyan Schlichte threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Mankato West beat Simley 42-19 for the Class 5A football championship Saturday at the Prep Bowl.
Rochester Lourdes Wins Class 3A ChampionshipZach Hillman ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns and the Eagles completed an undefeated season by beating New London-Spicer 35-14 Saturday in the Class 3A championship game.
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.
Hearty Fans Brave Outdoor High School Prep BowlIt still sounds the same at the Minnesota High School Prep Bowl, with bands belting out the tunes, fans cheering their lungs out. But cheering in comfort depends on your layers. Holdingford fan Angie Lichy and her boys brought a little extra to TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. "We have sleeping bags, lots of layers of clothes and … I made the boys wear their long underwear," Lichy said.
Becker Beats DeLaSalle 24-6 For Class 4A TitleC.J. Schwintek ran for 146 yards and a touchdown as Becker beat DeLaSalle 24-6 Friday in the Prep Bowl to win the Class 4A state football championship. Dawson Brown had three interceptions for Becker (12-1), which won its second school title.
Grand Meadow 48, Edgerton/Ellsworth 0A fast start and stout defense led to a second straight state football title for Grand Meadow. Michael Stejskal threw for 215 yards and three touchdowns as Grand Meadow beat Edgerton/Ellsworth 48-0 Friday in the 9-Man Championship at the Prep Bowl.
Podcast Page: 11-21-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeA frigid Friday on the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to listen back to some of the highlights from the show.
Prep Blog: Previewing The Prep Bowl At TCF Bank StadiumIt's state championship week in high school football, what every kid who ever puts on pads and a helmet dreams about. It's also a bittersweet time for coaches and players because now there's a certainty: This is the last football game of the year.
WCCO Radio Rally: Oct. 21The Section Playoffs and the march to the Prep Bowl begin Tuesday night. Plenty of games Tuesdsay and several on Friday and Saturday as well. Here is the Radio Rally rundown!
Minneapolis North Undefeated As Post Season Play BeginsThey just wanted to have some fun playing football, but what they've done is change a culture. That's what has happened at Minneapolis North High School: 8-and-0 and riding high into the post season.
Prep Blog: Top High School Football Storylines This SeasonIt's one of the most exciting times of the year for a football fan, especially high school football fans in Minnesota. After a couple weeks of tryouts and practice, it's finally time to strap on the pads and lace up the cleats for that first big game.