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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’ […]


No. 1 Mountain Iron-Buhl to take on No. 3 Cherry in Section 7 showdown by Bryan Zollman While most teams are gearing up to play under the Friday Night Lights, up in the northern part of the state, two small schools will be competing ion a big game on Thursday in Mountain Iron, Minnesota. They […]

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 […]

Bears on Attack

Byron using Jaws mentality to wreak havoc on opponents On the front of  Byron football team t-shirts worn by coaches during games are the words: “You’re going to need a bigger boat.” On the back is a shark fin and the words: “Dang Right.” The slogan is in reference to the movie Jaws. “Our defense […]

Mound Westonka and Orono to battle in The War on the Shore

Orono has won last 30 meetings as two 4-0 teams face off in battle for “The Anchor” by Bryan Zollman There will be more at stake tonight than a first loss on the season when undefeated teams Mound Westonka and Orono face each other at Mound Westonka. “The War On The Shore” has been a […]

Week 4 Top Performers

It was another great week of high school football in Minnesota with several outstanding performances from players all over the state. Below are some of the top performances from Week 4 as teams reached the midway point of the regular season. If you know of someone who had a big game, please let us know […]

58 teams still unbeaten at midpoint of season

Eden Prairie takes down Shakopee to remain unbeaten in 6A There were 72 undefeated teams in high school football heading into Week 4. Now, at midseason, that number is down to 58. In one of the bigger match ups of the weekend, unbeaten Eden Prairie took on fellow undefeated rival Shakopee in Eden Prairie. What […]

Vikings Prep Spotlight Game at TCO Stadium

Two Rivers 49, St. Paul Harding/Humboldt 8 The Minnesota Vikings hosted their most recent Prep Spotlight game at beautiful TCO Stadium in Eagan on Sept. 16 with Two Rivers taking on St. Paul Harding/Humboldt. Two Rivers came out on top between the two metro area schools with a 49-8 win. Ramsi Rislove got Two Rivers […]

Cherry…On Top

In the fall of 2015, four players signed up to play 9-man football at Cherry High School. At the time, Jason Marsh was coaching the junior high program. He took the ninth graders who signed up so they had a chance to play.  In 2016 the program had 10 kids on junior varsity and 16 […]

Leading the Way

Park-Cottage Grove first team to wear Guardian Caps during season by Bryan Zollman Park-Cottage Grove players took the field this season in an entirely different fashion. While still wearing traditional helmets, the players also wore the Guardian Football Cap. The Guardian Football Cap is padded, soft-shell layers designed to reduce impact to the hard shell […]