Monday, August 30, 2010
The Elk River School board met over the weekend in a special meeting to decide the players and coaches discipline action regarding the incident.
According to the report three players will be suspended for four games. And two players will have to sit out one game. Four players have been kicked off of the football team because of their actions.
The Elk River school board reinstated seven coaches from paid administrative leave. Five coaches are still on paid administrative leave pending more district investigations that will take place this week.
Elk River opens the 2010 season against Becker on Thursday September 2, 2010.
Sunday, August 29, 2010
His football career was cut short due to a career ending knee injury.
Saturday, August 28, 2010
The team is prohibited from having any practices or games until the investigation is complete.
Elk River was supposed to open the season on Sept. 2, when it hosts Becker.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
May said his reason to leave North was for academic reasons.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Minnesota Golden Gopher Canada Schedule
University of British Columbia 9:00 p.m.
Trinity Western University 9:00 p.m.
University of Victoria 5:00 p.m.
The Minnesota State High School League will come out with the new rules and regulations that each coach and Athletic Director will have to go through after a student has received a head injury.
According to Brian Stensaas of the Minneapolis Star Tribune former Minnesota Twins player Al Newman has been hired as the head baseball coach at Apple Valley High School.
Newman has past coaching experiences. He coached in the Twins minor league system from 1996-2001. He then coached in the big leagues from 2003-2005.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
After the scrimmage was a chance for football fans to get down onto the TCF Bank Stadium field to see and talk to their favorite players.
I think that this year’s football team will be a good team. I think that with the guys they have returning and the players that they recruited to play, it will be a good season for the football team.
The Gophers home opener is scheduled for Saturday, September 11 against South Dakota at 11 AM.
Check out the Press Conference recap from the Minnesota Vikings.
Vikings players Jared Allen, Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell traveled to Mississippi to meet with quarterback Brett Favre.
They want to talk to him about the upcoming football season. Favre did not participate in Vikings training camp.
During the off-season he had ankle surgery. Most are saying Brett Favre will decide to play or not based on how his surgically repaired ankle feels.
Saturday, August 14, 2010
If you are a football player, fan, or coach and you know a team or player who wants to get their name out there please let me know. I am trying to compile a list of teams and players that are really good. So if you want to get your name out to the public email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Mabakwe was facing assault charges against him from an accused fight in Florida on April 3, 2009.
He also sat out the entire 2009-2010 basketball season due to the investigation.
Monday, August 9, 2010
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
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According to NFL sources the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly offered Brett Favre $20 million dollars, $16 million would be guaranteed. The additional $4 million is based on incentives. Favre would have made $13 million this season.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Favre did not show up for the team’s first week of training camp. According to the Minnesota Vikings they are not commenting on the Favre case.
Brad Childress has not heard from Brett Favre directly about his retirement.
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Hopkins was very aggressive to begin the game. They didn’t want to have Eastview go on any type of run to begin the game.
Joe Coleman led the charge early in the contest. On the offensive end he was able to make some nice open shots.
Eastview tried to swing the ball around the three point line as they were trying to take time off the clock.
At the end of the first quarter the score was Hopkins 17 and Eastview 8.
Eastview started out the second quarter in a zone defense. They wanted to spread Hopkins out as much as they could. They didn’t want to get into a foot race with Hopkins.
Eastview didn’t back down at all. They kept on fighting throughout the half. They didn’t back down from the Hopkins pressure.
Hopkins did a good job of knocking down shots throughout the first half. They also went to a zone defense late in the second quarter.
At halftime Hopkins had a 33-18 lead over Eastview.
Eastview wanted to come out and control the tempo of the game to begin the third quarter. Hopkins stayed in their zone defense.
Hopkins was overpowering for Eastview. The Eastview players couldn’t handle the Hopkins pressure they were putting on them.
Eastview did a good job of spreading the floor out. They wanted to try to get Hopkins out of their rhythm.
At the end of the third quarter the score was Hopkins 52 and Eastview 37.
Hopkins continued to play solid basketball throughout the third quarter. They were able to go on a run midway through the third quarter.
Hopkins was able to dominate Eastview throughout the game. Eastview didn’t give up and both teams played well. In the end Hopkins came away with the 69-48 victory over Eastview.
I was joined by the Twin Cities Boys Hoops Czar during the game. Check out his thoughts on the Pacesetter Sweet Sixteen Tournament.
For Hopkins they were looking to get the ball into Siyani Chambers hands. They were able to do that. Chambers did a good job with the ball. He knew where his teammates were on the court.
One of the more interesting matchups on the court was the one between guards Tyus Jones of Apple Valley and Siyani Chambers of Hopkins. Those two guards did a good job of defending each other throughout the game.
Hopkins looked to push the ball up the court every chance they had. Hey were looking to get easy baskets in transition.
Tyus is so quick with the ball. He knows were to be on the court and he goes strong to the basket every chance he can.
Joe Coleman took the ball hard to the basket early in the game. He made some nice moves to the basket and was not afraid to cut through traffic to make shots.
At the end of the first quarter the score was Hopkins 28 and Apple Valley 17.
Apple Valley continued to put pressure on Hopkins. They didn’t want them to get any open looks at the basket.
Hopkins looked to slow the tempo down in the third quarter. Apple Valley went to a zone defense midway through the second quarter.
Both teams went hard at each other throughout the first half. Neither team was going to back down.
At halftime the score was Hopkins 46 and Apple Valley 42.
As the third quarter got underway both teams came out on fire. Apple Valley was able to make a run early on. Hopkins didn’t have an answer early in the quarter.
Apple Valley did a good job of defending Hopkins shots. They did not back down from their defense.
Tyus Jones continued to push the ball up the court throughout the third quarter.
Hopkins was able to go on a run midway through the third quarter.
At the end of the third quarter the score was Hopkins 70 and Apple Valley 54.
The physical play continued throughout the fourth quarter. Tyus Jones kept his team in the game. Even when Hopkins went on their last run in the fourth quarter Tyus Jones didn’t give up.
I thought that Tyus Jones played well throughout the game. Tyus stepped up his game. I thought that he really showed why he is one of the top rated guards in the state. He was a handful for Chambers of Hopkins to guard. I think that his game is just so advanced at this stage in his career. I think that he will only improve as a player as he keeps playing.
In the fourth quarter Apple Valley came out on fire. They were able to make a run at Hopkins but it was not enough.
Hopkins was able to come away with the 96-89 victory over Apple Valley.
Both teams were really aggressive throughout the game. Windom players were taking it to Hopkins in the beginning of the game.
At the end of the first quarter the score was Windom 18 Hopkins 17.
As the second quarter got underway Siyani Chambers did a good job of running the offense for Hopkins. He knew where his teammates were supposed to be on the floor and he was able to get his players in the correct spots on the court.
Windom was able to knock down their shots throughout the first half. They were able to slow down Hopkins.
Hopkins went on a run late in the second quarter. At halftime the score was Hopkins 30 and Windom 26.
As the third quarter got underway Windom put on the jets as they were able to score a bunch of baskets right in a row. That didn’t seem to faze Hopkins as they were able to handle the onslaught of baskets by Windom.
After Windom went on their run in the third quarter Hopkins stepped up their defensive pressure.
The score after three quarters of play was Hopkins 51 and Windom 41.
In the fourth quarter Hopkins was too quick for Windom. Windom was able to give Hopkins a scare late in the contest. But in the end Hopkins came away with the 65-52 victory over Windom.
Both teams traded baskets to open the game up. The defense pressure that was applied by both teams was tremendous.
Both teams were able to slow each other down.
Both teams looked to push the ball up the court. They really relied on the transition game to get into their offenses.
Braham did a good job of knocking down three point shots. They were dead on, on their three point shots.
At the end of the first quarter the score was Ellsworth 20 and Braham 19.
As the second quarter got underway Ellsworth was able to knock down some shots early in the quarter. They were able to step up and defend Braham on the three point line and slow the Bombers down.
Braham looked to push the ball up the court as they wanted to get quick points in transition. They were able to go up and down the court as they wanted to Ellsworth looked to slow the tempo down when they were on offense.
Ellsworth was able to go on a run midway through the second quarter. They had a 43-37 advantage at halftime.
Tyler Vaughan had 21 pts on five 3’s for Braham at the half.
As the third quarter got underway both teams kept battling it out. Both teams did a good job of playing aggressively throughout.
Ellsworth was able to shut down Braham in the early part of the third quarter. Braham was not able to get a shot off in the beginning of the game.
Braham went on a run at the end of the third quarter. At the end of the third quarter the score was tied at 56.
As the fourth quarter got underway both teams traded baskets to begin the quarter. Both teams played very well on the defensive end. Neither team gave up easy baskets throughout the game.
The game went back and forth in the fourth quarter but in the end Ellsworth came away with the 81-72 victory over Braham.
In the first game Braham took on Apple Valley. Braham looked to push the ball up the court from the beginning of the game. Both teams did a good job of defending the ball in the early goings of the game.
Tyus Jones from Apple Valley did a good job of running their offense. He was able to get his players into the positions where they needed to be on the court.
Apple Valley had a 27-18 lead over Braham at the end of the first quarter.
Apple Valley went on a run to open the second quarter. Braham didn’t back down they kept the pressure on Braham.
Apple Valley found their shot early on as they were able to go on a run in the second quarter. Tyus Jones’ shot was dead on. He was able to hit it from wherever he was in the first half.
Apple Valley went to a zone defense in the second quarter. They wanted to try to spread the Braham offense out.
On the offensive end Braham looked to swing the ball around the three-point line. They wanted to get the best shot they could.
Braham went on a run late in the second quarter. They were to get Apple Valley out of their rhythm on the offensive end.
At halftime the score was Apple Valley 47 and Braham 36.
Tyus Jones did a good job of blowing by his defender. He is a quick guard. Defenders have a hard time guarding
Tyus because of his quickness. Jones can just do so much with the ball and he knows the game.
Both teams looked to push the ball in transition. Apple Valley did a good job of scoring baskets in transition.
Braham did a good job of running their plays. They just had a hard time fishing plays.
At the end of the third quarter the score was Apple Valley 72 and Braham 54.
Apple Valley continued to flex its muscle in the fourth quarter. They didn’t back down to Braham’s pressure.
Apple Valley came away with the 91-77 victory over Braham.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune was here to watch this game.