Deacons Football

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…

Shanley’s Kava Joins Brother at NDSU

Signed National Letter of Intent to NDSU Football

FARGO, N.D. — Davies’ Ty Satter wasn’t the only signee with roots in North Dakota State’s football program. Joe Kava, the senior defensive tackle out of Shanley who signed his letter of intent earlier today will be the second Bison on the roster representing the Kava name. His brother, Jake, is a redshirt freshman defensive end for the Herd. The…

HS Football: EDC Roundup

Sheyenne, West Fargo win

FARGO, N.D. — With no school Thursday or Friday, many of the EDC games were moved to Wednesday and Saturday. A couple six and one schools in action. Davies and Sheyenne playing at Fargo South. The Mustangs end the Eagles six-game win streak by a score of 36-25. Zach Rodgers with a rushing TD for the Mustangs. Eagles drop to…

Leier’s Pick Six Wins High School Play of the Week

Leier picked off Jamestown and took it to the House

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s winner of the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week is Shanley’s Jackson Leier. Over a thousand votes went to his play in our online poll. In the Deacons week two win over Jamestown, the cornerback read the quarterback’s eyes perfectly. Picks him off and proceeds to score for the pick six. Taking it…

Play of the Week Nominees: September 13

Fargo South, Shanley Battle for POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The nominees for the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week show off some talent from the gridiron. First up from Fargo South and Bismarck Legacy, Peyton Kessler connects with Bless Flomo for the touchdown and the nice grab. It was a great play, but was it better than what we saw from Shanley and Jamestown?…

KVRR NFL Pick Em: Troy Mattern Makes His Picks

SHANLEY FOOTBALL COACH TROY MATTERN MAKES HIS PICKS FOR THE KVRR NFL PICK 'EM

FARGO, N.D. — During the entire football season, fans can compete in the KVRR NFL Pick ‘Em. We are giving out weekly prizes to the people who pick the most winners from the NFL match ups while also highlighting a new guest picker every week. Shanley Football Coach Troy Mattern is the guest picker for week 2. Categories: Football Pick…

Shanley Football Wants To Show They Belong in EDC With Win Over Fargo South Friday Night

Its the first match up for the deacons as EDC member

FARGO, N.D. — Friday night is not just the third week of high school football in the metro, its the start of conference play. The first set of games set the tone for the rest of the season. Teams want to get that first win and put themselves in a good place in the standings for the postseason. For Shanley…

Prep Football: Shanley Advances to 7th Dakota Bowl in Nine Years

Shanley faces St. Mary's for the Class AA Dakota Bowl.

FARGO, N.D. — The Shanley Deacons will return to the Dakota Bowl with their 17-6 victory over Watford City in the state semifinal game at Sid Cichy Field. This will be Shanley’s seventh trip to the state championship game in the last nine years. The Class AA Dakota Bowl is set for the top two teams. Top-seeded Shanley will face…

Shanley Football Completes Perfect Regular Season

Deacons receive first round bye in Class AA playoffs.

FARGO, N.D. — The Shanley Deacons finished off their regular season the same way they began it, with a win. The Deacons downed Devils Lake 38-7 on Saturday afternoon at Sid Cichy Field. Haley Bucholz scored the first two touchdowns of the game for Shanley and they never looked back. The Deacons the top seed in Class AA playoffs and…