The prep football season got off to a fast start last week with the defending St. Paul City and Minneapolis City Conference champions earning opening season victories.
Gardner scores three times for the Minutemen
GARRETT GARDNER rushed for three touchdowns, quarterback SAM GUBBRUD hit DEVIN STAUNING for another score, and JAMAL GALATO also hit paydirt as St. Paul Central, the defending
conference champions, defeated Minneapolis Southwest 33-22. Quarterback DESHAUN BROWN ran for two touchdowns and connected with NICK DAUNHEIMER for another score for the Lakers, who lead 22-15 at the half. Continue Reading →
Don’t look now, but there is a possibility that the Minneapolis and St. Paul City Conferences could have tremendous representation when the state high school football playoffs start in a couple of weeks. A combined four schools (two from Minneapolis and two from St. Paul) earned top seeds in their respective sections. Check this out! Continue Reading →
For the first time in recent memory, Minneapolis City Conference teams faced off against their St. Paul City counterparts in nonconference high school football contests to begin the season featuring the state’s top prospect, while a former top Minnesota prospect helped the University of Minnesota claim victory in their opening game.
Jones leads Washburn
Running back JEFF JONES, the top prospect in the state, left no doubt which school he would represent for his senior year. Jones, rumored to open the season for state power Eden Prairie, scored six touchdowns, including the game-winner with 16 seconds remaining, leading Minneapolis Washburn to a 56-50 victory over St. Paul Highland Park. Continue Reading →