Prep Blog: State Quarterfinals, Previewing 'The Big 4'You know we're in the heart of the fall season when it's the end of October and we've already seen our first snow fall. It wasn't significant Wednesday, but at least a few flakes fell around most of the state. Between that and the state football tournament taking shape, it's a great time of the year to be a prep sports fan.
Prep Blog: Top State Quarterfinal Football Match-UpsThere are 56 high school football teams still playing in Minnesota, and all of them will be in action between Thursday and Saturday night as the state playoffs get underway at various sites.
Prep Blog: A Few Early Surprises At State FootballIf the quarterfinal round of the state football playoffs is any indication, any team get beat anyone on any given day. At the risk of sounding cliché, it’s true. Just ask anyone who played football for Edina or St. Croix Lutheran.
Prep Blog: Previewing The State Football QuarterfinalsThe fields are now set across seven classes for the state football playoffs in Minnesota. Last week’s section champions advanced to this week’s state football quarterfinals, which are being held across the state Thursday and Friday on turf fields at neutral sites.
Bollinger Leads Hill-Murray To State Football TournamentHe was a marquee quarterback for Wisconsin in his college days, and since then Brooks Bollinger played in the NFL, including a stint with the Minnesota Vikings. He's now settled into a new football job.
Prep Blog: State Tournament Quarterfinals, Previewing 'The Big 4'There are 48 high school football teams still playing in Minnesota after section champions were decided last Friday and Saturday around the state. But the celebration is over and the preparation is back underway as those teams will do battle Friday and Saturday in the state quarterfinals.