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Saturday, 29 August 2015 13:23

Panthers blow out Bulldogs


Senior John Cole races down the sideline and gives NRHEG High School football fans something to cheer during the Panthers' home opener Friday night at New Richland. Cole and his teammates had a big game, defeating Lester Prairie-Holy Trinity 34-6 while improving their record to 2-0. (Star Eagle photo by Jim Lutgens)

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 August 2015 12:38
Panthers survive opener, 14-7 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 28 August 2015 12:43


SMELLING THE GOAL LINE — John Cole breaks tackles and heads for the end zone on his way to a 25-yard touchdown reception Saturday at Mayer Lutheran. (Star Eagle photo by Nikki Erickson)



Forgive the players if the season football opener looked more like a scrimmage than a game.

The season started a week early.

Because of scheduling conflicts for the state playoffs, the NRHEG Panthers opened the 2015 campaign Saturday and survived a sloppy game against an unfamiliar opponent, winning 14-7 at Mayer Lutheran, which is west of the Twin Cities.

“We played as expected after only two weeks of practice,” said NRHEG head coach Dan Stork.

But the bottom line was the win, and the Panthers were pleased in their first season of district play. The Panthers hope for an easier time this Friday when they host Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity.

Off-and-on rain did not help matters Saturday as the teams combined for seven turnovers, five by the Crusaders.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2015 12:47
Walk like a man PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 23 August 2015 18:24

Panthers win early opener at Mayer Lutheran


NRHEG High School football captains Trey Hoppe (44), Wyatt Fitterer (71), Zeke Erickson (69) and Palmer Peterson (7) make the walk to midfield for the coin toss of the 2015 season opener at Mayer Lutheran Saturday afternoon. The Panthers prevailed, 14-7. See the Aug. 27 edition of the Star Eagle for the Fall Sports Preview. (Star Eagle photo by Nikki Erickson)

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 August 2015 18:25

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