Watertown-Mayer football

The Watertown-Mayer Royals football team captured the Minnesota River Conference (MRC)  title with its 42-13 home win over Belle Plaine on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Royals finished the season with a record of 7-1. “I am very proud of our kids and how they finished the regular season,” said Royals head coach Craig Johnson. “I [...]

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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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The high school football regular season wraps up tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 16, for teams throughout the state. For Watertown-Mayer, a possible shot at a share of the Minnesota River Conference title might still be on the line, but they’ll need some help. The Royals (6-1), ranked No. 4 in the state in class AAA, host [...]

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