Zach 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.
It’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.
There are 28 teams left in the state that still have a chance to be hoisting a state championship trophy the weekend after Thanksgiving. But half of those teams will leave the Metrodome heartbroken by the time the weekend is over.
It’s a huge week for many teams around the state in high school football. It still feels like things just got started, but the reality is there are just two weeks left in the regular season. Conference championships and seeds for the section playoffs are at stake for a lot of teams.
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Being the “State of Hockey,” fans are gearing up for one of the most anticipated and exciting high school state tournaments that high school sports offers in Minnesota.
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.
Kysten Zierke threw two touchdown passes and Blue Earth Area pulled away to beat Rochester Lourdes 30-7 in the Class 3A Championship Saturday in the Prep Bowl.
It’s what every kid who plays high school football dreams about from the first day of fall practices: Playing for a state championship.
As the sun rose Monday morning, every high school in the state hit their practice fields for the first workouts of the fall season.