high school football

The Watertown-Mayer High School football team recently had seven players from its Minnesota River Conference championship team earn all-conference honors. Five of them -— Jesse Bushman, Logan Cooper, Hunter Hulley, Brett Johnson and Luke Sandquist — earned first-team all-conference honors. The other two — Bill Stauffer and Cody Wagner — earned honorable-mention recognition. Johnson was [...]

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Entering last Friday night’s Section 2AAA football final, host Glencoe-Silver Lake was the state’s No. 2 ranked team, and Watertown-Mayer was No. 3. It didn’t take long, though, for Glencoe-Silver Lake to show that there was a big difference between No. 2 and No. 3. The Panthers rolled to a 27-0 halftime lead and eventually [...]

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It took Watertown-Mayer a bit longer to put Rockford away than many people might have expected Saturday afternoon after a disastrous start for the Rockets, but the second-seeded Royals eventually pulled away from the sixth-seeded Rockets in the fourth quarter of a 35-14 win. Watertown-Mayer’s victory over Rockford in the second-round of the Section 2AAA [...]

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The outcome of last Friday night’s football game between Jordan and Watertown-Mayer was known well before the final horn sounded. Once Hunter Hulley’s 25-yard fumble return for a touchdown gave Watertown-Mayer a 35-14 lead, the last 7 minutes and 8 seconds of the fourth quarter seemed almost irrelevant for the Royals. There was only one [...]

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One year ago, Mayer Lutheran dashed Watertown-Mayer’s conference title hopes with a win in Watertown on the final Wednesday of the regular season. The Royals weren’t about to let the Crusaders spoil their title hopes two years in a row. Watertown-Mayer beat Mayer Lutheran on the road on Friday, Oct. 11, earning a 27-17 victory [...]

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After a disappointing end to the 2012 season, the Watertown-Mayer football team is living by a simple mantra this year. Finish. On Friday night, though, against the No. 3 team in the state (AAA), the Royals had every reason not to finish. After seeing a 27-6 lead shrink to a single touchdown in a matter [...]

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