Two football seasons ago there was the infamous "eye-poke," win-one-for-my brother game.
Isaac Hennen rallied his troops against Minneapolis North after his brother and the man who carried them on his back all season, Garrett Hennen went out with a leg injury.
Mayer Lutheran Coach Dean Aurich summed up his team’s 54-21 loss to Minneota in the state semifinals with one simple sentence.
“Minneota was a good team and they took it to us,” Coach Aurich said.
Then he added, “You’ve got to give Minneota credit. They were physically better than us today!”
Four years ago Alex Pohlen got his first win against Lakeview as a starting quarterback.
Two state titles and over 7,000 yards later he playedin his 50th game Saturday at US Bank Stadium against Mayer Lutheran in the state Class A Semifinals, and won his 49th out of the 50 he's played.
An Apple for the Teacher.
The Minneota American Legion Thursday honored Minneota Teachers by handing out an, "Apple for the Teacher" to honor the local teachers during American Education Week (Nov. 13-17).
Getting her apple was LeaAnne Bot, from American Legionaire Gary Buysse.
“Hello Red Baron ... This is Snoopy!”
“Charlie Brown says to go 10 kilometers, then stop and dig. Out!”
“Linus, you form a perimeter to the right, enforce the perimeter and send out a reconnaissance. Oh, Linus, you’ve got the left flank tonight. Got it? Out!”
“Roger Pig Pen ... you’re the right flank. “
Tuesday night, Minneota Police Chief Bill Bolt reported, “At approximately 9:50 p.m., the Minneota Police Department was dispatched to the Minneota Public School for a person who was chasing a suspected thief.”