Preseason football in the National Football League is a time of intense drama where jobs and playing time are on the line. Last Friday, Spring Lake Park native and Oakland Raiders tight end Brian Leonhardt found himself lining up across from the team he grew up rooting for in the Vikings’ preseason opener at TCF Bank Stadium.
For the last five weeks, Anoka Ramsey Athletic Association football coaches gathered on the practice fields west of Anoka High School
For the last five weeks, Anoka Ramsey Athletic Association football coaches gathered on the practice fields west of Anoka High School.
Blaine youth football camp set Blaine is hosting a youth football camp from 6-8 p.m. July 28-31 on the football practice fields behind Blaine High School. The camp fee is $50 and is open to kids entering first through eighth grades. More information is available at blainefootball.org Junion Panther football camp set Spring Lake Park [...]
Paul Perez was more than a lifelong member of the athletic community in Coon Rapids.
Perez, 59, was heavily involved in the Coon Rapids Athletic Association and Coon Rapids National Little League as coach, official and administrator for more than four decades. He died as a result of diabetes complications June 30.
With unanimous vote, the Minnesota State High School League will begin using districts for football in 2015.
At the MSHSL meeting in Brooklyn Center, the League Board of Directors voted in favor of the decision to realign regular season high school football around the state. This change will cut down on travel for schools and alleviate scheduling challenges for getting in eight games each fall.
Spring Lake Park senior Austin Swenson is one of only eight scholar-athletes from throughout Minnesota selected by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
The Anoka Letterman’s Club welcomes its own A-Club member Dave Nelson as the guest speaker for the 54th annual Anoka Alumni Letterman’s Club Banquet and scholarship evening at Green Haven Golf and Banquet Center, May 20.