State Football Tournament

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Playing against a stacked deck, Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) nearly shocked top-ranked defending state champion Mahnomen, but fell just short down the stretch in its first-ever state tournament appearance. The Indians, winners of 25 games in a row entering the game and seven state titles in school history, managed to […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Sometimes the bounces just go the other way, karma or no karma. A stunning comeback got Holdingford back into the game despite trailing by two touchdowns midway through the fourth quarter. But the Huskers had a second rally fall three yards short as time expired in a 29-22 defeat […]

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All three area teams had opportunities late, but all three fell short in this weekend’s state quarterfinals as they sought trips to the Metrodome. Pierz lost 19-6 to Proctor in Class AAA, Holdingford lost 29-22 to Hawley in Class AA and Upsala-Swanville Area lost 28-12 to Mahnomen in Class A. Pierz used a fake punt […]

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Updates from this weekend’s state football tournament will be posted on Twitter via this link at MCRecordSports The weekend’s games include: Pierz vs. Proctor, Friday at 7 p.m. at University of Minnesota-Duluth Holdingford vs. Hawley, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Concordia College-Moorhead Upsala-Swanville Area vs. Mahnomen, Saturday at 3 p.m. at Bemidji State University

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