The Art Of The Coach's Pregame SpeechWe've all seen it in the movies and on TV. The football coach gives an impassioned pregame speech, the team runs out of the locker room and then goes and wins the big game. And of course, it's all because that pregame speech was so darn good, right?
Son Of Vikings GM Blossoms On Football FieldWhile Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace -- and he hardly missed a play. "[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer," Rick Spielman said.
High School Launches Anti-Bullying 'We Don’t Say' ProgramSome Twin Cities students are speaking up about bullying by staying silent. Totino-Grace High School in Fridley launched a new campaign this week called "We Don't Say." It highlights seven words and phrases the students won't use because of their meanings and how the words affect others.
Totino-Grace Wrestler Seeks 4th Title, Competitive EdgeAll he wants to do is win his fourth straight state wrestling title. That's life for Totino-Grace stand out Lance Benick, who will wrestle at Arizona State next season.
Totino-Grace’s Kez Flomo Shines Despite Troubled StartHe is one of the best running backs Totino-Grace high school has seen. Kez Flomo made the All-Metro Football team and was a finalist for the Mr. Football award. The senior is described as hungry and ferocious on the field.
High School Sports Rally: Dec. 5, 2014We have Friday night's big games, and we have some schools few have heard about. If you weren't able to make it to any of the great high school games Friday night, take a look at the videos below. David McCoy reports from Minnesota Transitions Charter School in Minneapolis to show us a tourney that's just getting started -- entirely devoted to charter school basketball teams.
School Releases Balloons In Honor Of Student Who Died Of CancerA high school student who lost her battle with brain cancer was honored Thursday for her bravery. Weeks after Rachel Woell's death, teachers and students at Minneapolis' St. Charles Borromeo School held a balloon release in her honor. We first shared Rachel's story with you this fall. The 18-year-old student at Totino-Grace High School captured the spirit of her football team, for which she worked as the team manager.
Totino-Grace Mourns Football Manager, 18, Who Died Of Brain CancerRachel Woell passed away Friday night, after leaving the football game at half-time.
Totino-Grace Student Suffering From Brain Cancer DiesTotino-Grace High School student Rhacel Woell passed away Friday evening. Woell's parents posted news of her passing on her CaringBridge page Saturday morning.
Totino-Grace Holds 24-Hour Prayer Event For Student With CancerSunday is often a day of prayer and reflection, and that couldn't be more true than this Sunday, with the Totino-Grace community. The school is holding a powerful day of prayer for a student who learned last week there are few medical options left to treat her brain tumor.
Totino-Grace Names New High School PresidentTotino-Grace High School has named their new president after accepting the resignation of their former president last July, following his admission to being in a long-term same-sex relationship.
Top-Ranked Totino-Grace Wrestler Going For 3rd Straight TitleThe state wrestling tournament got underway Thursday and junior Lance Benick from Totino-Grace will be going for his third straight title. And as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in his weight class in the nation, he knows he's the guy to beat.