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H.S. Football Roundup: Shanley, West Fargo, Kindred, Fargo North, DGF, West Central-Ashby All Win

Week five of high school football in the metro is complete

FARGO, N.D — A busy week five of high school football in both North Dakota and Minnesota. In Fargo, Shanley gets the 33-13 over old 11B rival Jamestown. West Fargo takes down Fargo South 42-3 on the road. Fargo North puts up 42 at home against Grand Forks Red River. Kindred shutouts Oak Grove 41-0. In Minnesota, DGF stays undefeated…

Shanley Football Ushering in New Era at QB

Michael Rostberg takes over for Cooper Mattern

FARGO, N.D. — Its a new era at quarterback for Shanley football as all-state player Cooper Mattern graduated. Stepping in to replace him, 6’5” Michael Rostberg. Rostberg has big shoes to fill. In three seasons with Mattern as the starter the Deacons went 21-7 with three state playoff appearances including a undefeated season and a state title in year one….

Shanley QB Mattern Commits to St. John’s

Finished season with over 2,000 yards passing

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley quarterback, Cooper Mattern, is taking his talents to Collegeville and St John’s football this fall. Mattern finished his senior season as the top quarterback in the state of North Dakota after throwing for over 2,000 yards, 18 touchdowns and averaging just under 258 yards per game. QB1 led the Deacons to the Class AAA State Quarterfinals…

Emmet Kenney Commits To Stanford

The Shanley kicker set the state record for longest field goal earlier in the season

FARGO, ND – Shanley kicker Emmet Kenney had offers from quite a few schools but in the end has chosen Stanford University in California, part of the PAC12. He’s already kicked a few 50-yard field goals this year, one of which, a 58-yarder, was a state record. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Deacons Football, Emmet Kenny, Shanley Football

Shanley’s Kenney Kicks His Way To POTW Win

Shanley High's Emmet Kenny booted a 50-yard field goal over Grand Forks Red River on October 3rd

FARGO, ND – Emmet Kenney of Shanley High grabbed just under 65% of the votes in this week’s twitter poll to capture the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week. In the Shanley’s football game against Grand Forks Red River on October 3rd, Kenny nailed a 50-yard field goal. (one of two for the senior on the afternoon). Congratulations…

Play Of The Week Nominees: October 9th

Shanley and Fargo North are this week's POTW nominees

FARGO, ND – This week’s play of the week nominees features another battle on the gridiron. Shanley hosted Grand Forks Red River last Saturday when Emmet Kenny booted one of his two 50-yard field goals in the game. But, the night before, Fargo North was hosting on Fargo South when Spartans quarterback Daniel Boutain aired out a 4th & 8…

Shanley FB Picks Up Where They Left Off After Quarantine

The Deacons showed no rust on their way to a 34 point win over Grank Forks Red River

FARGO, ND – After a ten-day hiatus, Shanley Football only had two practices leading up Saturday’s matchup against Grand Forks Central. The Deacons showed few signs of rust, coming out on top 41-7 at Shanley High. It’s their second consecutive win, improving them to (4-1) on the season. Categories: High School Tags: Deacons Football, Shanley Deacons, Shanley High Football, shanley…

EDC Football Roundup

Fargo Davies took Fargo South while Shanley defeated Fargo North

FARGO, ND – The Fargo Davies Eagles defeated the Fargo South Bruins 21-20 for the Eagles’ 3rd win in as many games to start the season. Meanwhile, Fargo Shanley beat Fargo North 26-6 to accomplish the same feat as their next door neighbor Eagles. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Deacons Football, Fargo Davies Eagles, Fargo Davies Football, Fargo…

ND High School Football Roundup

High School Football results across eastern North Dakota on Friday evening

FARGO, ND – Friday night lights were back and several teams notched convincing wins. Sheyenne took down Fargo North 42-14 while Shanley defeated Grand Forks Central 50-7. Lisbon took down Oak Grove, 50-0. West Fargo improves to 2-0, beating Fargo South, 35-20.   Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Deacons Football, Mustangs Football, NDHSAA Football, Shanley Deacons, shanley high…

Kicking His Way to Fame: Shanley’s Emmet Kenney

Shanley's Kicker has received division one schools from posting videos on social media

  FARGO, N.D. — Kicking wasn’t always the first love for Shanley’s Emmett Kenney. At a young age, Kenney played receiver and basketball before an injury sparked his interest with the leg. “I was a wide receiver when I first started playing football. I was about in third-fourth grade and was pretty good at it but I happened to get…