Featured prep football matchups
Featured prep football games Moose Lake-Willow River (6-1) at Duluth Marshall (3-4) What: Great Polar White Division game When: 4 p.m. Outlook: Fittingly, Moose Lake-Willow River is atop the Great Polar White in the conference's final go-round --...
Featured prep football games
Moose Lake-Willow River (6-1)
at Duluth Marshall (3-4)
What: Great Polar White Division game
When: 4 p.m.
Outlook: Fittingly, Moose Lake-Willow River is atop the Great Polar White in the conference’s final go-round - district scheduling begins in 2015. The Rebels, 4-0 in league games, are coming off a 20-14 victory over Two Harbors. David Moonen (93 carries, 720 yards, 15 TDs) and Bryceton Butkiewicz (63, 623, eight) power the ground game. Quarterback Brad Fossum, meanwhile, has kept opposing defenses honest by connecting on 25 of 59 pass attempts for 544 yards and six TDs. Defensive back Josh Pettersen has three interceptions for the Rebels, who beat the Hilltoppers 22-0 a year ago. MLWR coach Dave Louzek has a career record of 154-28. … Marshall has lost four of five, including last week’s 21-7 defeat at Deer River, entering the regular-season finale. Jeremy Stephan is closing in on 1,000 rushing yards - the senior has 883 on 119 carries, an average of 7.4 yards per touch. Stephan also has accounted for 1,058 all-purpose yards. Cullen Mudrak leads the defense with 79 tackles. The Hilltoppers are 0-4 in the conference.
Radio: (KQDS-AM 1490/WMOZ 106.9 FM)
Cromwell (7-0) at Nevis (6-1)
What: Great Northern Conference game
When: 7 p.m.
Outlook: Cromwell heads west in search of its first 8-0 regular season since 2007. Incidentally, the Cardinals beat Nevis 50-6 in Week 8 that year en route to their third consecutive 8-0 start. Cromwell, which beat Wrenshall 30-19 last week, is third in the latest QRF nine-man rankings. Tyler Hakamaki has sparked a potent offense by rushing for 851 yards and 14 TDs on 113 carries. Quarterback Zion Smith, a sophomore, has thrown for 709 yards while rushing for 285 more. Defensively, the Cardinals have three shutouts. … Nevis has won four straight since an overtime loss to
Kelliher-Northome on Sept. 12. The Tigers are averaging almost 40 points per contest. They won this matchup 14-0 last year.