There is yet another huge Friday night on our hands in high school football across Minnesota as we’re turning the corner on the regular season. It’s hard to believe that just three weeks remain for teams to get big victories and to position themselves for the playoffs.
Just when we thought the prep football landscape was starting to take shape this season, we were thrown a few curve balls last week. There are just a few weeks left in the regular season, which means playoff seeds are beginning to solidify and league titles can be won or lost with one game.
A former Catholic school teacher and campus minister opened up Wednesday night after losing her job at a school she still loves. Kristen Ostendorf still has strong feelings for Totino-Grace and her religion, even though she was fired after revealing her relationship with another woman.
It’s another big week in high school football across the Twin Cities as now every team has a game under their belt and tangible film to look at. Now we’re in Week 2. Some teams are looking to build on a successful opening win, while others are hoping to celebrate their first win of the fall.
Last week, we started a slew of conference previews with the South Suburban Conference where it was predicted last year’s state runner-up to be the favorite. This week, we head just a little north and west of the Twin Cities metro to take a look at the Northwest Suburban Conference.
Aimee Jo Ashford was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year, and credits her friends in the show choir for getting her through her battle. So when a wish-granting charity asked the 17-year-old Totino Grace student for her request, her immediate instinct was to give back.
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William Hudson has voluntarily resigned as the president of Totino-Grace High School after informing the school that he is in a committed same-sex relationship, the school announced Tuesday.
Some Minnesota Catholic schools are now urging parents not to support an anti-bullying bill at the State Capitol, concerned over the cost of it, and the bill’s apparent lack of input from private schools.
On a night that a private school shut-out a public school 12-0 in the state Class A boys hockey tournament, it’s no surprise an old debate in Minnesota high school sports would resurface.
The field for one of the most highly anticipated state tournaments will be set before the weekend is over, and four great match-ups Friday night will solidify the field.
Conference play is just a different animal in sports, no matter what level we’re talking about. But especially in high school, more and more conferences seem to balance out in Minnesota every year.
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.
High-powered and highly-rated Totino-Grace will take on Owatonna this Saturday. The Huskies come in unbeaten.
It’s what every kid who plays high school football dreams about from the first day of fall practices: Playing for a state championship.