Your team has started 0-2, now what?

Following week two of the Minnesota high school football season unofficially there are 104 teams who started their seasons with two losses.  In a society that seeks instant gratification, it can be easy for a teenager who maybe did not miss an offseason workout or preseason practice to question whether everything he has done to […]

Storm outlasts Cadets in OT thriller

Prep Bowl Class AAAAA Chanhassen 34, St. Thomas Academy 31 OT Chanhassen wins 5A title on final play Daxton Bush is one of 34 seniors who will go down in history as the first football team at Chanhassen High School to become state champions. And years from now he will have someone to reminisce about […]

Stewartville wins first title in program history

Prep Bowl Class AAA Stewartville 43, Annandale 13 Stewartville’s dominating season ends with first state title To get an idea of how dominant Stewartville was in Class AAA football this season, one needs to look at just one stat: The Tigers had more wins than touchdowns allowed. After dropping down to Class 3A from 4A, […]

Nevis has a new title – STATE CHAMPION

Prep Bowl 9-Player Nevis 14, Kingsland 12 Tigers win school’s first state title “State Champion.” When the kids strap on their shoulder pads in mid-August and coaches grab their clipboard and press play for another late night of watching film, the term “state champion” lingers somewhere in their minds, much like the term millionaire lingers […]


Prep Bowl Class AAAAAA Centennial 28, Edina 27   Centennial wins 6A title after Edina falls short on final play by Malik Mitchell The Minnesota Prep Bowl never disappoints. Two Class 6A teams who nobody would have expected to be playing on Thanksgiving weekend suddenly found themselves holding their collective breath as officials reviewed a […]


Prep Bowl Class AAAA Hutchinson 14, Rocori 6   Hutchinson wins defensive battle to claim 4A title by Malik Mitchell Hutchinson is back on top. After winning the Class AAAA title in 2021, the Tigers found themselves on the losing end in last year’s Prep Bowl 34-24 to Simley. But after a hard-fought 14-6 win […]

Eagles soar to Class AA title

Prep Bowl Class AA Eden Valley-Watkins 24, Barnesville 6 Eden Valley-Watkins shuts down Barnesville’s powerful offense by Malik Mitchell Barnesville scored 596 points on the season heading into the game Friday, but the Eden Valley-Watkins defense stood tall, and Nolan Geislinger and Wyatt Moehrle connected on three touchdowns as the Eagles soared to a 24- […]


PREP BOWL CLASS A Minneota 43, Springfield 22 Ready and Steady Minneota claims second straight Class A title and fourth in seven years by Malik Mitchell “We ready, we ready, we ready for y’all!” That was the Minneota Vikings chant as they took the field against the Springfield Tigers Friday morning in the Class A Prep […]

Dream comes true for Centennial squad

Cougars reach Prep Bowl for first time since 1984 Daylen Cummings completed just five passes Thursday night, but made the biggest completion of his life in the fourth quarter to a streaking Josh Lee that led to the game-winning touchdown in a 20-13 win over Lakeville South. The win puts the Cougars into the Prep […]

Annandale rushes their way into the State Championship game

Annandale rushes their way into the State Championship game Annandale 24, Dassel-Cokato 14 By: Jackson Boline The Section 5AAA champion Annandale Cardinals (11-0) take on Section 3AAA champion Dassel Cokato (10-1) in the Class AAA State Semifinals at the U.S. Bank Stadium. Both of these teams were eliminated in their section playoffs in 2022, but […]

Class A State Semifinals

It’s the final day of the State Football Semifinal weekend at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.  Saturday Schedule/Scores:  Class A Semifinals Final: Springfield 36, Mahnomen/Waubun 12 Final: Belgrade-Brooten/Elrosa 6, Minneota 63   Springfield 36, Mahnomen/Waubun 12. The first of five games on Saturday was Section 8A Mahnomen/Waubun taking on Section 3A. The Tigers started […]