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November 27, 2017
Football: Pierz finishes off perfect season with Prep Bowl state championship
MINNEAPOLIS—It was typical Pierz football with extraordinary results. The Pioneers' defense forced eight St. Croix Lutheran Crusaders fumbles...
November 27, 2017 - 5:00am
November 18, 2017
State Football: Pequot poised for state upset
It's No. 1 ranked vs. unranked. It's perennial state participant vs. first-time state semifinalist. But at this point it's anyone's guess...
November 18, 2017 - 4:00am
State Football: Different styles to square off when Pierz meets Jordan
Leo Pohlkamp had to go back to Nov. 18, 2003. That's the last time the head coach's Pierz Pioneers played against a quarterback with numbers...
November 18, 2017 - 3:00am
November 13, 2017
State Football: Pierz punches ticket to the Bank
Pierz's defense came to play Saturday. And so did its offense as the second-ranked and unbeaten Pioneers ran past the ninth-ranked Proctor...
November 13, 2017 - 6:00am
November 11, 2017
State Football: Familiar foes face off in state quarters
Three of the eight teams in the Class 3A state tournament faced each other before the season even began. Two of those teams will square off in the state quarterfinal as the Pequot Lakes Patriots face the Mora Mustangs 3 p.m. Saturday at Alexandria High School. Both teams started...
November 11, 2017 - 9:00am
State Football: Top defenses to be showcased in Brainerd
Two top-ranked defenses will square off Saturday when the Pierz Pioneers face the Proctor Rails in the Class 3A state quarterfinals at Brainerd...
November 11, 2017 - 8:00am
November 10, 2017
Spring Grove, Verndale 2 of state's top Nine-Man teamsState Football: Opponents
Right off the bat, football fans will get a No. 1 vs. No. 3 matchup Friday as top-ranked Spring Grove faces No. 3 Verndale in the Nine-Man state...
November 10, 2017 - 9:00am
October 9, 2017
Prep Football: Rangers shutout Rebels
CROSBY—With a picture perfect setting, the Crosby-Ironton Rangers wrote a memorable homecoming script Saturday. C-I recovered three fumbles...
October 9, 2017 - 5:00am
October 7, 2017
High School Football: Pequot pulls away early for big win
PEQUOT LAKES—You can go home, if that home is Pequot Lakes. From their opening possession to the final play from scrimmage, Friday's Midwest...
October 7, 2017 - 5:30am
September 30, 2017
Prep Football: Stump stays in Aitkin
AITKIN—Alan Hills couldn't bear to watch the last 3.9 seconds. The first-year head football coach for the Aitkin Gobblers had his team sitting...
September 30, 2017 - 2:00am
November 17, 2015
State Football: Pierz ends perfect season with Prep Bowl win
MINNEAPOLIS - Noah Boser didn't have to be a quarterback Saturday. So the Pierz Pioneers senior did everything else. Boser rushed for 107...
November 17, 2015 - 9:43am
November 28, 2014
Area Football: Final Conference Standings
Central Lakes North Team Conf. Overall Bemidji 4-1 9-2 Moorhead 4-1 8-2 Brainerd 4-1 6-3 Alexandria 2-3 5-5 Fergus Falls 1-4 2-7 Grand Rapids 0-5 1-9 Central Minnesota Team Conf. Overall Pierz 7-0 11-1 Maple Lake 6-1 10-2 Holdingford 5-2 11-3 Howard Lake 4-3 7-4 Eden...
November 28, 2014 - 10:20pm
Area Football: Five Warriors on All-Area Team
Two undefeated regular seasons, four section finals and a team in the Class 3A state semifinals resulted in a star-studded Brainerd Dispatch All-Area Football Team. Leading the way with five players was Brainerd followed by four each from Crosby-Ironton and Pierz - the two undefeated...
November 28, 2014 - 10:19pm
November 17, 2014
Area Football: A late pitch ends Pierz's season
ST. CLOUD - It wasn't planned. And that's probably why the fourth-ranked Pierz Pioneers didn't have an answer for it. Up until the final...
November 17, 2014 - 10:57am
November 9, 2014
Area Football: Kasper, Pierz speed past Rebels
Pierz 42, DGF 28 Key: Pierz rushed for 392 yards and built a 35-7 lead Overall: Prz 11-0, DGF 8-3 Next: vs. Rochester Lourdes/St. Croix...
November 9, 2014 - 7:54pm