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.
Brady Regimbal's first field goal of the season, with 2:51 remaining to play, gave Grand Forks Red River a 15-14 win against West Fargo in prep football Saturday.
Grand Forks Central was 21 yards from a go-ahead touchdown. From that distance, it was like a goal-line stand for Mandan. The Braves dropped Central for losses on two straight plays, then ended the drive with an interception.
Kyle Morehart’s departure from the basketball coaching ranks didn’t last long. And not only is Morehart back in coaching; he’s crossing the line in one of the area’s biggest rivalries.
There isn’t a lot of mystery to the Climax-Fisher offense. For the Knights, it is Justin Cameron or Jonah Sylvester with the football. The mystery Tuesday was how to stop the two.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota’s section football playoffs begin next week. For East Grand Forks Sacred Heart, the postseason begins today. The Eagles host Climax-Fisher at 7:30 p.m. at Cushman Field in Grand Forks.RELATED CONTENT
From a 2-6 record to a region championship? Jeff Marty admits the scenario seems unrealistic. But that’s what Marty’s North Prairie football team will attempt to achieve. North Prairie, 2-6 a year ago, is 7-1 overall. Larimore is 7-0 and will try for its second straight undefeated regular season.
Apparently, Grand Forks Red River has resolved some of its tackling issues. The Roughriders came up 47 seconds short of registering their second consecutive shutout of the football season Friday. This time, Red River’s strong showing came against intracity rival Grand Forks Central High School, as the Riders scored a 31-8 win in the 17th annual Cushman Classic.RELATED CONTENT
After scoring just 50 points in its first six games, North Star erupted for 42 points Friday.