football

For some, football is just a pastime: a pick up game here, a youth team there, maybe play a little in high school. But for those that dream of playing at the next level, collegiate or professional, football becomes a way of life. For Waconia native Eli Teeselink, that passion for football and a desire [...]

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The districts are in. On Monday, June 2, the Minnesota State High School League adopted the District Football scheduling plan for the 2015 school year and beyond, as well as released the district assignments. The district football idea was approved by the MSHSL Board in January 2014 and will dissolve the conference system for football [...]

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Waconia native George Wemeier has had a long and decorated football career. A member of the first Waconia High School Hall of Fame, the 1948 graduate has left his mark on football programs across the state ever since. In a few days, Wemeier will be awarded the 2014 John Gagliardi Football Legacy Award at the [...]

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At it’s meeting last Thursday, the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors approved a plan, effective in 2015, that will drastically change how regular season football is played in high schools across the state. Many schools across the state expressed struggles with filling the regular season schedule, as evident in a survey conducted [...]

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After being redshirted in 2012, Waconia native Maxx Williams certainly burst onto the University of Minnesota Golden Gopher football scene in 2013. The 6-foot-4, 254-pound tight end played all 13 games for Minnesota this season and started seven of them. He led the team in receiving yards with 417 yards and was tied to lead [...]

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