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.
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.