The holidays have wrapped up and teams are back from their post-Christmas tournaments. Within the next week, high school squads enter the grind of the conference season.
It’s hard to believe that the regular season is over in high school football, and now every team in the state will be playing this week with a little more desperation. It’s now the playoffs, and it’s what every player looks forward to when they hit the field in August for two-a-day practices.
It’s hard to believe that we’re almost already halfway through the high school football season.
It’s a sports fan’s favorite time of the year. The state boys hockey tournament is in full swing, the boys basketball section playoffs are underway and the NCAA tournament is just around the corner.
We’re now in the bitter cold of January, but things are just starting to heat up in the winter prep sports season. There are big match-ups every week between ranked teams in every sport, providing plenty of chances for fans to get out and enjoy highly-anticipated games.
It was a huge Friday night in high school football with several big match-ups, and several players and teams stepped up to the challenge.
It’s Week 3 in the high school football season. Many teams point to Week 3 as the early turning point in the season. It’s where confidence can be built if you’ve won in the first two weeks or a season can be saved if it’s gotten off to a rough start.
It’s Week 2 of the high school football season, and by the time games wrap up Friday night most programs will have an idea how their season will go compared to the expectations they set when fall practices started.
A student group that opposes abortion has withdrawn its lawsuit against a school district northwest of the Twin Cities.
For just about a month, the students of Big Woods Elementary have been watching a mother duck sit on her nest in the courtyard of their school.
Some elementary students in St. Michael are getting quite the treat this spring with a front row seat to see a mallard nesting, waiting for her ducklings to hatch.