Watertown-Mayer football

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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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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The Watertown-Mayer football program has come a long way during the careers of this year’s senior class. As freshman, they looked on as the varsity team went 0-9, mired in a multiple-season losing streak that eventually reached 21 games. As sophomores, some of them helped finally bring that losing streak to an end, and by […]

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Watertown-Mayer crashed Norwood Young America’s homecoming party last week, holding on for a 28-21 win at Ed Braun Field in Norwood Young America in a Minnesota River Conference matchup. One year after Watertown-Mayer struggled in two matchups against the last-place Raiders — including a first-round playoff loss — things got off to a slow start […]

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With a slew of tough Minnesota River Conference football games still looming on Watertown-Mayer’s schedule, last Friday night’s game at Sibley East was one the Royals absolutely needed to have. For most of the night, it sure didn’t look like it would happen. But then, as head coach Craig Johnson put it, it was like […]

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