Meet WCCO’s Coach Of The Year, And His Secret WeaponIn conjunction with the Minnesota Vikings and the NFL, WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Coach of the Year is Owatonna High School’s Jeff Williams. The award includes a trip to Orlando to represent the Vikings market in the Pro Bowl. Williams has been winning games for the Huskies for a long time, and he's got his eyes on back-to-back to state titles this week -- with the help of one dynamic running back.
For Owatonna H.S. Football Team, Playing At U.S. Bank Is A 'Dream Come True'With the opening of the brand new U.S. Bank Stadium this fall there have been a lot of firsts. Of course, that includes the first state tournament for high school football in the new building.
Hundreds Remember Owatonna Student Who Died Of Flu-Like SymptomsHundreds of people in Owatonna came out to Morehead Park on Sunday to remember Shannon Zwanziger, a 17-year-old who died on Tuesday after having the flu.
Owatonna H.S. Flu Outbreak: 1 Student Dies Of Flu-Like SymptomsA Minnesota high school is feeling the full effects of the flu season, including the death of one of their classmates. According to her family, 17-year-old Shannon Zwanziger had been suffering from flu-like symptoms for about a week and had also been battling a severe sore throat. Her parents took her to a hospital as she was unable to eat or drink anything.
Owatonna Wins Class 5A TitleAaron Peterson ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns as Owatonna earned its first state title by beating Brainerd 24-0 Saturday in the Class 5A Championship. Quarterback Ian Langeberg had 136 yards passing for the top-ranked Huskies (13-0), who have three previous runner-up finishes, including last year. In the title game for the first time, third-ranked Brainerd (12-1) was led by Conor Gessell's 71 yards rushing. Peterson scored on first-half runs of 3 yards and 1 yard to give the Huskies a 14-0 lead.
Owatonna's Secret Signals May Hold Key To Perfect SeasonOwatonna High School’s football team will try to complete a perfect season next Saturday in the Class 5A title game. The Huskies have been nearly impossible to stop on offense this season, racking up an average of 39 points a game. But before Owatonna's offense does its thing, the Huskie sideline does its part. “When the sign boards go up, it might mean something,” says Coach Jeff Williams.