On Saturday, Brady Robbins put the hurt to South Border. The running back scored two touchdowns in a 62-second span in the first quarter. That put the Tornadoes up 16-0 and they never looked back, handing South Border a 52-6 defeat in the quarterfinals of the N.D. 9-man high school football playoffs.RELATED CONTENT
As it has turned out, Tyler Straus and Austin Reynolds had pretty good ideas. The two have gone from the junior varsity backfield a year ago to key wide receivers in the high-powered passing game of the Grand Forks Red River High School football team.RELATED CONTENT
The football season hit rock bottom for Thief River Falls on Sept. 27. That also may have been the best thing to happen to the Prowlers. On that day, Park Rapids handed the Prowlers a 34-7 setback. That was the fewest points Thief River Falls scored in a game all season. It was the most points Thief River Falls allowed in a game all season.
The reality, Cavalier High School football players knew, was that at some point some team was probably going to score against the Tornadoes. It took eight games, but it finally happened Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
Red Lake County has lost only one game this high school football season. And yet, the Rebels will be underdogs this week.
Larimore didn’t need to look too hard or too far to find incentive for this football season. The Polar Bears were the No. 1 seed from Region 2 going into the 2012 North Dakota high school playoffs. They were unbeaten during the regular season. But they were eliminated in the first round.RELATED CONTENT
Take the Hillsboro-Central Valley girls cross country team. The Burros will be seeking their third straight title Saturday at the North Dakota Class B meet in Valley City. It is an experienced group, with several runners who competed on each of the past two championship teams.
Football always has been a big part of Jeff Marty’s life — until last season. That’s when the sport, as well as all other aspects of his life, gave way to long hours of work, monotony and the on-going threat of danger on foreign soil.RELATED CONTENT
Grand Forks Red River seemed to be reeling a few weeks ago. The Roughriders had given up more than 40 points in back-to-back football games, dropping their overall season record to 2-3. Even then, Red River coach Vyrn Muir didn’t believe that an East Region regular-season title was out of reach.RELATED CONTENT
Kittson County Central ended the regular season ranked in the top 10 in Minnesota 9-man high school football for scoring average. Only one 9-man team in the state had a stingier defense than the Bearcats.
Grand Forks Red River was one of the slowest-starting boys basketball teams in the East Region this season.RELATED CONTENT
For the past 11 seasons, Frazee has met Greenbush-Middle River-Badger in the championship of the Minnesota Section 8A dual wrestling tournament. This season, if they meet, it will be to get to the championship.RELATED CONTENT
Josh Roberts is a slow starter who's on the fast track to success.RELATED CONTENT
Four of the starters on the Dakota Prairie boys basketball team are three-sport athletes. The fifth regular is involved in two sports.RELATED CONTENT
ALSEN, N.D. - The hallways of the one-story, cement-block school here are dark, dusty and musty. More than two decades have passed since students roamed the hallways between classes.
Close calls seemed to go against Lakota's girls basketball team last season.RELATED CONTENT
Grand Forks Red River was ranked second in a preseason poll of Eastern Dakota Conference boys basketball coaches. Yet, more than a third of the way into the regular season, the Roughriders are struggling in the won-lost department.RELATED CONTENT
The no-post look is resulting in a lot of points for East Grand Forks Sacred Heart.RELATED CONTENT
Keegan Ott's legacy lives on with the Griggs County Central cross country team.RELATED CONTENT
Katrina Brekke became the first person in an East Grand Forks Senior High volleyball uniform to reach 1,000 career kills. . .RELATED CONTENT