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September 14, 2012
Park football: Wolfpack thumped 43-7 by Woodbury
Woodbury quarterback Sawyer Moon and Tucker Benjamin had the first big play of the game but then Quaran Al-Hameed took center stage as the Royals routed Park 43-7 Friday in Woodbury. Al-Hameed rushed for four first-half touchdowns and finished with 176 yards on 22 carries. Al-Hameed...
September 14, 2012 - 11:36pm
East Ridge football: Raptors bend, but don't break No. 4 Mustangs in 10-7 loss
East Ridge was nearly golden on Friday night. The Raptors brought No. 4-ranked Mounds View to the brink, but couldn't push the Mustangs over the ledge. East Ridge was left thinking what might have been after falling 10-7 to Suburban East Conference -leading Mounds View at Mounds...
sports / raptors
September 14, 2012 - 11:04pm
September 13, 2012
Bulletin Game of the Week: Park vs. Woodbury football
GAME OF THE WEEK Who: Park vs. Woodbury football What: Suburban East Conference and intra-district rivalry game Where: Woodbury High School...
September 13, 2012 - 9:57am
September 11, 2012
New Life Academy football: Michaud scores five touchdowns in 49-12 romp
The New Life Academy Eagles improved their record to 2-0 Friday evening against the St. Paul Academy Spartans at SPA's Randolph Campus field. The Eagles followed their 400 yards on the ground against Breck in the season opener a week ago with 315 yards on Friday. Senior co-captain...
September 11, 2012 - 8:20am
September 7, 2012
Park football: Second-straight win escapes Wolfpack
After a big win in week No. 1, Park couldn't repeat the feat in the week No. 2. The Wolfpack fell 49-26 to Suburban East Conference foe Roseville on Friday night at Wolfpack Stadium in Cottage Grove. Roseville scored three consecutive touchdowns to expand a 7-6 lead into a 28-6...
September 7, 2012 - 11:32pm
East Ridge football: Leach leads Raptors to first win of 2012
It wasn't always pretty, but it got the job done. East Ridge earned its first win of the 2012 season, 42-7 over Suburban East Conference Forest Lake in a penalty-laden football game at Forest Lake High School. East Ridge (1-1; 1-1 SEC) opened up a 35-7 halftime lead in the game...
sports / raptors
September 7, 2012 - 10:57pm
Park football: Can the Wolfpack make it two in a row tonight?
Last week, the Park football team thumped Forest Lake 47-12 to end a 21-game losing streak. Can the Wolfpack make it two in a row tonight? Park welcomes Roseville to Wolfpack Stadium tonight at 7 p.m. in Cottage Grove. Last year, Roseville beat Park 48-23 in Roseville in week two....
September 7, 2012 - 1:09pm
September 4, 2012
New Life Academy football: Eagles win big in opener
Led by senior running back Matt Michaud and his three rushing touchdowns, the New Life Academy football team won big on Friday night against Breck. Under a full blue moon Friday night, the New Life Academy Eagles hit the ground running against Tri-Metro Conference rival Breck, winning...
September 4, 2012 - 8:14am
August 31, 2012
East Ridge football: Raptors battle powerhouse Cretin-Derham Hall, but fall in opener
The East Ridge football team kept pace with one of the state's top teams in its 2012 season opener, but Cretin-Derham Hall's firepower was too much in the end. East Ridge fell 34-24 to Cretin-Derham Hall on Thursday, Aug. 30, at East Ridge High School. Cretin-Derham Hall did its...
sports / raptors
August 31, 2012 - 12:31am
August 30, 2012
Park football: Wolfpack stomps Forest Lake, snaps losing streak
Park senior Erik Black couldn't keep his eyes off the scoreboard. Maybe he didn't believe it. The Park football team opened the 2012 season with a 47-12 throttling of Suburban East Conference foe Forest Lake on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Park High School. The win brought an end to a 21-game...
August 30, 2012 - 11:32pm
August 28, 2012
2012 Fall Preview: Prep football by the numbers
3,040 - Total yards of offense by Woodbury in eight regular-season games - the most in the Suburban East Conference 1,388 - Passing yards in the regular season by Park - the third most in the Suburban East 394 - Points given up by Park in its nine games last year, the most in Class...
August 28, 2012 - 9:35am
2012 Fall Preview: Prep football things to watch
East Ridge QB battle: Following the graduation of three-year starter Brandon Johnson - the only starting quarterback in the school's history - there expects to be a QB battle in Raptorland. Sophomore Sam Cobbs and juniors Stephen Orehosky and Alex Johnson are on the current roster...
August 28, 2012 - 9:31am
2012 Fall Preview: New Life football team stepping up
New Life Academy head football coach Paul Mork will enter his 54th year of coaching football this fall as the Eagles enter their second season in the Tri-Metro Conference. Starting a football program from scratch is not an easy task at any level, and for long time coach-of-everything...
August 28, 2012 - 9:27am
2012 Fall Preview: East Ridge football team's Friday night freight
Somebody once asked, "Where's the beef?" Well, there's definitely a good portion at East Ridge. In 2012, with a new starting quarterback and running back, much of the weight of the Raptors' offense will lie on the broad shoulders of its offensive lineman -- in particular the team's...
sports / raptors
August 28, 2012 - 8:29am
2012 Fall Preview: Smallidge is Park football team's do-it-all tool
Dylan Smallidge prefers to have the football in his hands. The senior running back carries the ball out of the backfield, catches passes, return kicks and may even throw a pass or two now and then. This year, he's also going to play defense. He's Park's Swiss army knife -- a do-it-all...
August 28, 2012 - 8:21am