It’s official. The youth football partnership between Blaine and Spring Lake Park is turning a page.
For 35 years Gary Rettke helped Spring Lake Park wrestling become one of the premier programs in the state with 339 wins, 50 state meet entrants and seven state champions between 1968-2000.
Nearly five decades after coaching in Coon Rapids and Anoka, Tom Idstrom answers the call to join the hall
Tom Idstrom has seen several transformations of high school football over nearly five decades and now will be recognized for his dedication as a member of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Dave Nelson was humbled when he heard the news last month. Former Blaine head football coach and current Minnetonka coach has devoted his life to teaching and coaching, and now he has earned his place in the Minnesota High School Football Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame.
Nearly 80 members of the Blaine football program bagged groceries at Cub Foods in Blaine Dec. 21 to help raise money for Alexandra House. Bengals pictured above presented Alexandra House with a $3,200 donation Jan. 30 from money raised at the pre-Christmas fundraising event.
We’ve been in this spot before and it is anything but comfortable to be a Minnesota Vikings fan right about now.
One look at the Minnesota Vikings’ record and it’s easy to say this is a lost season.
On paper, the Vikings 3-9-1 record reeks of a team going in the wrong direction fast, but a deeper look shows that the level of parity across the league is very high.