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Jason’s Blog: BP’s tough task…
What: Sec. 1A final–No. 2 BP (10-0) vs. No. 1 Rushford-Peterson (9-1)
Where: Rochester Regional Sports Stadium–Rochester, Minn.
When: Saturday 5:30 p.m. (5:00 pregame)
Radio: Kat Kountry 105, www.katkountry105.com, & RadioPup app
 
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
Blooming Prairie senior…
Jason’s Blog: Round 2 preview…
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
Tuesday's section football quarterfinals provided more drama and intrigue than it does most years.  In nothern Minnesota, there was a 6-overtime game (Duluth Marshall beat Greenway / Nashwauk-Keewatin, 64-62).  In southeastern Minnesota, there was 9-man game t…
Jason’s Blog: Bring back the BCS
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
I've said it before and I'll say it again, of all the outrage in modern sports which, apparently, demands reform, nothing has been more slighted than the Bowl Championship Series.
Seriously, I would agree to bringing back a Major League Baseball postseason consisting of only …
Jason’s Blog: Week 6 Preview….
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
Well, what a difference a week makes.
We enjoyed tremendous summer-like weather for New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva's Homecoming last Friday and everything this was perfect except the last minute of the game (The Panthers lost 21-20 when Waterville-Elysian-Morrist…
Jason’s Blog: It’s the QB, duh…
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
It was a pretty successful football weekend in Minnesota--something that has been rare in recent years.
The Golden Gophers were coming off a shoulder-shrug non-conference win over San Jose State, where backup quarterback Chris Streveler went 1-for-7 passing for 7 yards...
Jason’s Blog: Week 5 preview
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
We're ready to start the second half of the regular season and words like "Homecoming" and "Playoffs" are starting to creep into the high school football conversation.
Owatonna has the very difficult task of getting up off the mat afte…
Jason’s Blog: Week 2 recap
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
Some area teams answered questions, others raised questions, and Owatonna escaped in Houdini-like fashion in week two of the high school football season.
Let's start with the Huskies.
Owatonna avoided its first loss versus Rochester Century since the flood-suspended game in 20…
Jason’s Blog: Let it begin…
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
The 2014 high school football season is about to begin locally with two games tomorrow and three more on Friday.  It's a transitional year in many ways as the state champion Owatonna Huskies undergo a roster shuffle, the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms enter a season of de…
Jason’s Blog: Preseason means zip
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
The Minnesota Vikings are 3-0 this preseason. What does that mean?
Absolutely nothing.
Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who is quickly becoming a fan favorite to be the starter in Week 1, has looked great in these games...
Jason’s Blog: HS football time…
Posted By: Jason Iacovino
I'm a huge fan of summer and it always saddens me when you can feel it ending.  All the signs are there--back to school sales, the conclusion of the fair, preseason NFL football, and high school sports practices...

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