Q and A with North Dakota State (and Minnesota native)WR Phoenix Sproles

Interview by Tony Langfellow Phoenix Sproles: Sophomore Wide Receiver  New Hope, MN  (Robbinsdale Cooper HS) Phoenix Sproles, who played his high school football for his step-father Willie Howard at Robbinsdale Cooper High School (New Hope, MN) is having a break-out sophomore season. Heading into the final regular season game Sproles had amassed 479 yards receiving on 28 catches and two touchdowns for the unbeaten and top ranked Bison. We caught up with Sproles after their 49-14 win over the University of South Dakota (Nov 16) that clinched yet another conference championship for NDSU: MN Score: So just tell me about … Continue reading Q and A with North Dakota State (and Minnesota native)WR Phoenix Sproles

What happened to “those” Huskers?

By Blake Sorem As a youngster I grew up watching the Big Red machine dominate opponents every Saturday morning, and they did it with a certain dominance that was different from other high scoring teams. They ran the option out of the I formation, and all I wanted was to run the option as QB at Nebraska! They came to town once when I was in my teen years and they dominated our Gophers in a lopsided 44-10 blowout. When I got to high school my dreams of being an option QB were dashed by Mike Grant and his wing … Continue reading What happened to “those” Huskers?

Concordia-St.Paul sacks MSU-Moorhead

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On a cold, snowy homecoming Saturday, Concordia-St. Paul’s (4-2 NSIC) defense made MSU Moorhead’s (3-3 NSIC) afternoon even more difficult, tying an NCAA Division II record with 14 sacks in a 24-17 win at Sea Foam Stadium. It’s Concordia’s third homecoming win at Sea Foam Stadium since moving the team from down the street at Griffin Stadium back to campus in 2009 and the first homecoming win since 2014 (44-3 vs UM Crookston). Junior defensive end Chris Garrett set the school record with 6.5 tackles for loss, added 5.0 sacks to fall one shy of the team’s single game … Continue reading Concordia-St.Paul sacks MSU-Moorhead

St. Cloud State edges Concordia-St. Paul in OT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Concordia-St. Paul (3-2 NSIC) was outlasted 18-15 in overtime on Saturday afternoon at St. Cloud State (3-2 NSIC) on a chilly fall day with a constant drizzle and light rain at Husky Stadium, overlooking the Mississippi River. … Continue reading St. Cloud State edges Concordia-St. Paul in OT

Concordia-St. Paul stays unbeaten with win at Upper Iowa

FAYETTE, Iowa – For the first time since 2013, the Concordia-St. Paul football team (2-0) was victorious in a road night game as they held off Upper Iowa for a 28-23 victory on Saturday night to remain unbeaten on the season. One week after snapping a 12-game losing streak against the Cougars of Sioux Falls, the Golden Bears snapped another lengthy streak as they picked up their first road night win in 10 tries dating back to a 17-14 win at Bemidji State five years ago to the day. The Golden Bears looked to have the game comfortably in hand after … Continue reading Concordia-St. Paul stays unbeaten with win at Upper Iowa

Concordia’s Haskins, Garrett secure NCAA Division Two honors

BROOKFIELD, Ill. – The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region 4 squad, with Concordia-St. Paul redshirt freshman Marcus Haskins being named Super Region 4 Freshman of the Year while he was joined on the First Team by sophomore defensive end Chris Garrett. The two selections to the First Team matches the 2005 season when the program had a defensive lineman and cornerback honored with Eric Power and Antonio Brown for the second NSIC Championship campaign. Haskins and Garrett make the First Team for the first time since Zach Moore was honored … Continue reading Concordia’s Haskins, Garrett secure NCAA Division Two honors