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MSHSL Approves Fall Restart for High School Volleyball, Football Seasons

Both sports will begin practice on September 28th.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – After announcing that high school volleyball and football will be moved to the spring, the Minnesota State High School League voted Monday to reverse course and restart both sports in the fall season. For volleyball, season will start September 28th with ten days of practice. Competition will start on October 8th. Teams will have an 11-week…

MSHSL Calls Emergency Meeting for Monday, September 21st

Meeting will discuss return of football and volleyball

FARGO, N.D. — The Minnesota State High School League Board President Blaine Novak called a special meeting with the Board of Directors for Monday, September 21st, at 9 A.M. After a work meeting on Tuesday, Novak and the Board decided to revisit the decision of football and volleyball playing in the spring. A vote on Monday could change the original…

Social Distancing: The Taste Of Victory

Pizza Honors Spuds After Winning Best HS Nickname In Minnesota

  High School football is delayed until spring in Minnesota this year due to COVID-19, but you can still celebrate a rousing Spuds victory Thursday anyway. The Spuds won the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge, beating 63 other mascots across the state. That’s that winning tater. The contest was conjured up as kind of a way to still…

MSHSL votes to move football, volleyball to the spring, all other fall sports go on as planned

Football season will run from March 15-May 15

ST PAUL, MN — The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) decides to take a mixed approach with the return of fall sports moving both football and volleyball moving to spring. In a zoom meeting, MSHSL board members voted 13-5 on a spring football season. A 12-6 vote went against a fall season. Football is considered to be high risk…

Minnesota State High School League votes to move football, volleyball to spring

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota State High School League met Tuesday morning to determine what the options are for the high school fall sports season amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Thousands of high school athletes are awaiting word on their futures after hundreds of seniors across the state had their 2020 spring seasons canceled due to the global health pandemic. The MSHSL canceled the…

Spuds Mash Competition, Voted Best HS Nickname In Minnesota

We Talk With The Man Who Organized The Tournament That Captivated High School Sports Fans

  With an absence of high school sports, a different kind of high school competition captured Minnesota’s imagination over the last month and a half. Since May 18th, people have been voting for the best high school nickname in the state. It started with a 64 school bracket put together by John Millea with the Minnesota State High School League….

Spuds win! Moorhead takes home MSHSL Nickname Challenge Championship

MINNESOTA – Even though it’s the offseason for high school sports, Moorhead has something to celebrate. A huge Minnesota thanks to John Millea for creating the MSHSL Nickname Challenge. John deserves “One Shining Moment”@MSHSLjohn pic.twitter.com/8Jx9hrh2eX — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) July 1, 2020 The Spuds have been mashed every once and a while, but they just can’t be beat in this…

Social Distancing: Supporting The Spuds

Moorhead Spuds In Finals Of High School Nickname Challenge

There were no high school sports this spring, but a fierce high school battle ends Wednesday. 64 teams entered the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge. Two are left. One of those is our very own Moorhead Spuds. The Spuds have mashed the competition to this point. But we don’t know yet if they can scallop to victory. With…

Spuds take on Two Harbors Agates in MSHSL Nickname Challenge semifinals

MINNESOTA – Do you have Spud spirit? Moorhead High School is in the semifinals of the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge. The Spuds are taking on the Two Harbors Agates. You can vote until 11:30 Friday morning above. If the orange and black win, they’ll take on the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms. They beat another area team, the…

Minnesota Sports Can Begin Return

The state enters its next phase of reopening which include the permission of certain sports and activities

FARGO, ND – As Minnesota head into its next phase of reopening, some of what’s going to be allowed to return limited are certain summer sports and practices. Individual sports and ones with minimal contact such as Tennis and Golf can be played but it’s not the same for team oriented ones with contact involved and athletes consistently coming within…