Crusader football

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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The Mayer Lutheran football team cruised to its second victory of the season in a 29-0 game at LeSueur-Henderson last week. After some struggles with exchanges and passing in the first game against Eden Valley-Watkins on Aug. 29, head coach Dean Aurich said those mistakes were minimized against the Giants. “We had a few problems […]

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With only eight games in the regular season, every game is important and every game counts. The Mayer Lutheran football certainly made their first game count, a 48-19 non-conference win over Eden Valley-Watkins on Aug. 29. The Eagles jumped on the board in the first quarter on an 86-yard touchdown run to lead 7-0. But […]

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Coach: Dean Aurich Assistant coaches: Fred Pawelk, Gary Loontjer, Dan Hoernemann, Tim Zupke, Mike Orth, and Jeremy Hegle Captains: Joel Burfeind, Cole Buttenhoff, and Nathan Weber Conference: Minnesota River Section: 4A – Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, Kimball, Minneapolis North Community, and Lester Prairie 2012 finish: A 10-2 record gave the Crusaders the most […]

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When only 33 players showed up for the first week of Mayer Lutheran football practice in August, head coach Dean Aurich was more than concerned. “When the year started, we were scared to death,” he said. In the smallest team Aurich has ever coached, the Crusaders knew that staying healthy and un-injured throughout the season […]

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What looked like a strong start for the Mayer Lutheran football team turned to heartbreak on Nov. 9 as the Crusaders fell 51-20 to Jackson County Central in the first round of the Class AA state tournament. Roughly five minutes into the first quarter, the Crusaders put the first points on the board with a […]

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