Crusader football

For three quarters on Oct. 16, the game between the Mayer Lutheran and Sibley East football teams was a close one. Mayer Lutheran was first on the board, with 14 first-quarter points. Senior quarterback Cole Buttenhoff connected with junior receiver Taylor Otterstatter on a 10-yard pass for the first touchdown of the game. Later in [...]

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In the last home game of the regular season, the Mayer Lutheran football team hosted Minnesota River Conference rival Watertown-Mayer on Oct. 11. The Royals kept the Crusaders off balance and led the entire game, taking down LHS 27-17. Mayer Lutheran head coach Dean Aurich said Watertown-Mayer took advantage of the Crusaders’ mistakes and controlled [...]

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Through rain and mud, the Mayer Lutheran football team persevered last week, taking down Jordan 14-13 and picking up its fourth win of the season. Neither team was able to score in the first quarter. Jordan was first on the board with a 90-yard run for a touchdown in the second quarter. Mayer Lutheran responded [...]

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With less than two minutes to go in the fourth quarter on Sept. 27, the Mayer Lutheran football team led Belle Plaine 31-28. But the Tigers wouldn’t go quietly, marching down the field to score with 15 seconds remaining. “A fourth down play with a penalty on a tipped pass looked like we had won [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran football team picked up its second conference victory of the season in a 37-7 win over NYA Sept. 20. The Crusaders put up just three points in the first quarter on a 40-yard field goal by senior Chad Anenson. The LHS offense took off in the second, scoring 24 points to just [...]

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The Crusader football team met its match Friday night as Mayer Lutheran fell to Tri-City United in a 28-7 game at home. The Titans were the Crusaders only loss of the 2012 regular season, and proved to be a tough competitor again in 2013 with large numbers and talent. “We knew we would need to [...]

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