Regular-season success against Cretin-Derham Hall proved elusive for a number of years for the Mounds View High School football team. The Mustangs lost seven straight regular-season games to the Raiders but have done better lately.
Although this is its first season in the Northwest Suburban Conference, the Irondale football team is already familiar with the location of its game this week. The Knights play Friday at Andover, the site of their final game last season.
St. Anthony Village junior wideout Andrew Webster (9) turns upfield for a 10-yard gain in the first quarter of the Huskies' win over New Life Academy on Sept. 12. Chasing Webster is New Life Academy cornerback Nathan Parry. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)
St. Anthony Village senior running back Donovan Jones (28) looks for running room as New Life Academy cornerback Matt Teigland closes in during the Huskies’ 40-21 victory on Sept. 12. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)
After winning only two games in 2013, the St. Anthony Village High School football team is off to a 3-0 start this fall. While the Huskies are enjoying the positive start to the season, they are also trying to keep it all in perspective.
Play in the Metro East Conference moved into the third week of the 2014 season. The Hastings Raiders traveled to Maplewood and were overrun by the Hill-Murray Pioneers, 36-14, and St. Thomas Academy marched into North St.
For the second time this season, the Concordia Academy football team will play an afternoon game in St. Paul. The Beacons were successful the first time around and are hoping that history repeats itself.
Hill-Murray senior quarterback Sam Westby (13) stiff arms Polar defense on his way to a 3rd quarter touchdown. The Pioneers won 36-18 at North Sept. 5. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
the North High Polars play their first home game of the season against Hill-Murray under their new stadium lights. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High junior running back Isaiah Koran (16) eludes Hill-Murray defense until being tackled out of bounds in the first quarter. The Polars lost 36-18 to the Pioneers Sept. 5. (Linda Baumesiter/Review)
As the high school football teams wrapped up the second games of the 2014 season, the visiting Hill-Murray Pioneers took control Friday night to defeat North in a high-scoring contest.
Tartan was on the road at St. Thomas Academy, and the Cadets quickly discovered they were able to march right through the Titans’ defense.
Although Irondale High School is now a member of the 14-school Northwest Suburban Conference, the football team still has an out-of-conference game on the schedule this season. That game is Friday against Holy Angels.
In the 2013 regular-season meeting between the Mounds View and White Bear Lake football teams, the Bears scored 45 points and snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Mustangs. The 2014 regular-season game between the two squads was last week and Mounds View got its revenge.