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Section 5AAA Champion Annandale advances

Section 5AAA Champion Annandale advances By: Jackson Boline The Annandale Cardinals remain perfect after a 14-7 win over Esko in the Class AAA State Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals had a very similar season to Esko, playing teams they had beaten handily, but the one difference between these two teams, at least on […]

Defending Class A champion Minneota advances

Reigning champion Minneota shuts out Braham 55-0 By Bryan Zollman Junior running back Ryan Meagher ran for two touchdowns and caught another and senior quarterback Ryan Dalager threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Max Rost as Minneota made a statement with a 55-0 win over Braham Friday in Monticello. The win improved the […]

Barnesville defeats Osakis in Class AA State Tournament quarterfinal

Barnesville defeats Osakis in the Class AA State Tournament quarterfinal By: Jackson Boline Barnesville keeps their Class AA state champion repeat aspirations alive with a thrilling 42-36 win over Osakis on Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of State. Right off the bat, the Silverstreaks seized early momentum after forcing a fumble on the Trojans’ […]

Attention to detail drives Storm sophomore

Sauk Rapids Rice QB Spencer Ackerman off to great start as varsity starter Playing a varsity sports as a sophomore at a larger school is a rarity. Playing a position as important as starting quarterback and doing extremely well in your first season is an anomaly. But that is exactly what Sauk Rapids-Rice quarterback Spencer Ackerman is […]

Forward Progress

Providence Academy QB Magnus Hansen takes a big step forward in junior campaign The Providence Academy Lions are just 2-5 heading into the final week of the regular season, but it isn’t due to lack of production at the quarterback position. In fact, the Lions have played a difficult schedule with four of their losses […]

No Fear

Rochester Mayo and Rees Grimsrud take on new challenge by Bryan Zollman Co-Publisher/Let’s Play Football What a difference a year can make. After making it to the state tournament last season by winning Section 1AAAA, the Rochester Mayo Spartans jumped a class this season. The result was a much tougher schedule against much bigger schools. […]

Dingmann leads Jaguars on undefeated run into playoffs

There isn’t much the 6’4″ gunslinger can’t do on the football field by Bryan Zollman Co-Publisher/Let’s Play Football There isn’t much not to like about Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa quarterback Luke Dingmann. The senior stands 6’4” and is a healthy 205 pounds. He runs a 4.6 40-yard dash. He is strong, mobile, quick and isn’t afraid to initiate […]

So you want to be a quarterback?

Advice from former Vikings QB Kyle Sloter by Jackson Boline In the competitive football world, aspiring young quarterbacks face a daunting journey as they look to reach the next level. The path is riddled with challenges and hurdles, but these obstacles mold the character of a true quarterback. Success for a young quarterback entails dedication […]

Is QB the toughest position in all of sports?

We salute the Quarterback In order for a quarterback to be good at their position, he must possess not just athletic skill, but other intangibles that most other positions in football and other sports does not require.  Attention to detail, the patience to study film, the preparation to not just read the playbook, but be […]

A season not to remember

The serious nature of Achilles injuries by Eric Kohn DPT, OCS, CSCS We all watched in shock as the quarterback tried to get up after an awkward end of a play after he was taken down by the opponents D lineman.  He got up and quickly sat back down.  He declined help from his teammates and […]