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: Week 4, Previewing 'The Big 4'School just got started for everyone across Minnesota, but the high school football season is already well underway. After this week's action, the season will be half over. It's Week 4 in prep football and several teams are looking to stay undefeated as we head towards the second half of the season.
Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing 'The Big 4'High school football is back. There isn't a much better concept for football fans than watching their favorite prep teams under the lights on Friday nights. Except this week, it all starts on Saturday night. Here are four of this week's top match-ups, with a couple other quality games on the side.
Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's 6A State Football FieldIt's a new year in Minnesota high school football with scheduling. Conferences are gone, and now schedules are done regionally. It's a combined effort to keep games competitive but at the same time, limit traveling expenses for schools. So instead of previewing districts this year, here is a look at how Class 6A could shake out based on last year's state tournament teams.
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 Student Who Died Of Cancer Honored With ‘Spirit Of Sport’ AwardA Totino Grace student who captured the spirit of her high school football team has been given an award after her death.
Prep Blog: Minnesota Transitions Event Highlights Weekend Match-UpsThe football season is over and the trophies for seven state champions are now resting quietly in their school's cases. We're now transitioning to winter, which means a move to basketball courts, hockey arenas and wrestling mats.
Eden Prairie Beats Totino-Grace 28-27 In Class 6AWill Rains ran for a 75-yard touchdown with 2:46 to play and Eden Prairie rallied to win its fourth straight Class 6A title with a 28-27 victory over Totino-Grace Friday night. It's the school's 10th title since 1996. The Eagles have won 30 games in a row.
Prep Blog: Previewing The Prep Bowl At TCF Bank StadiumIt's state championship week in high school football, what every kid who ever puts on pads and a helmet dreams about. It's also a bittersweet time for coaches and players because now there's a certainty: This is the last football game of the year.
Prep Blog: Section Championships, Previewing 'The Big 4'Eagan at Prior Lake highlights a big night of high school football across Minnesota Friday as state tournament bids are up for grabs. Every athlete that ever puts on football pads dreams of the chance to play for a trip to state. For 112 teams across seven total classes, the opportunity is there this week to celebrate a section championship when the clock hits zero.
Prep Blog: Week 6, Previewing 'The Big 4'A great rivalry in the Suburban East Conference will be renewed Friday night as Cretin-Derham Hall travels to Stillwater, with the Ponies looking to stay in the hunt for a league title. It's our featured game for WCCO-TV's High School Sports Rally.