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High School Football: Minnesota Football Showcase Saturday

Five Brainerd lakes area players will play for the North All-Stars in the Minnesota Football Showcase at 3 p.m. Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

All-Stars include Brainerd running back Charlie Geraets, Pequot Lakes linebacker Maxx Schindel, Pierz defensive back Ben Herold, Verndale tight end Samuel Moore and Pillager offensive lineman Tyler Wilcox.

In addition to the game, the Showcase will feature:

• Youth football clinics from noon to 1 p.m. for students in grades K-5 and grades 6-9. Registration for each clinic will be limited to the first 200 participants and will include free event admission. To register visit

• Performances by Minnesota high school marching bands, cheer teams and dance teams.

• Autograph sessions with Minnesota Vikings legends

• Performances by Vikings Cheerleaders and Skol Line

Gates will open for the youth football clinics at 11 a.m.

The game will be televised by KMSP FOX 9.

Additional information is at