Dilan Michaels

Matteen, Eskomos Freezing Out Competition

Esko Senior Making Major Impact

ESKO, Minn- Ground and pound offenses are typical for many northland high school football teams. However, for the Eskomos of Esko, it’s all about the big air. Which is just fine for senior wide-receiver Branden Matteen. After a setback in 2016, Esko looks back to from this season, boasting an undefeated conference record and just a single loss all year. That’s…

Johnson Helping Cardinals Fly to State

Cromwell-Wright Sets Sights On U.S. Bank Stadium

CROMWELL, Minn- If speed kills you might call Cromwell–Wright’s Nic Johnson an assassin. Originally from St.Cloud, Nic showed promise from a young age, and had a breakout season as a high school junior, becoming one of the Cardinals deadliest offensive receiving weapons. In 2016 along with standout QB Zion Smith, Nic helped lead last year’s Cardinals through the gates of U.S….

HIGHLIGHTS: Elmes, Iozzo Lead UMD to First Sweep of Season

The Bulldogs Sweep Penn State at Amsoil Arena

DULUTH, Minn- After starting their season with an exhibition win over the Minnesota Whitecaps UMD hosted the Penn State Nittany Lions for the first meeting in either program’s history. Friday’s victory went to UMD after Jaylon Elmes scored her first goal of the season, Jessica Convery started in net for UMD, she had 22 saves, 34 on the weekend. Game…

Kelley Brothers Helping Wrens Soar

Wrenshall Boasts Impressive Dynamic Duo

WRENSHALL, Minn- High school football teams are often described as a band of brothers, and for Wrenshall brothers Jared and Tyler Kelley the saying rings a little truer. Playing together since they were young, the two have always dreamed of showcasing their talents on the varsity gridiron. However, in 2015 when the wrens had to forfeit their varsity season it seemed…