Packers Football

West Fargo’s Mertz Wins High School Play of the Week

Mertz's Touchdown Against Shanley wins potw

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s winner of the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week is West Fargo’s Dustin Mertz. Angeles took home 79 percent of the votes on Twitter and every vote online taking it himself into the end zone for the score and win over Shanley. Congrats to Mertz and the Packers for taking home this week’s…

Play of the Week Nominees: October 25

West Fargo, Moorhead Battle for Play of the Week

  FARGO, N.D– For this week’s DJ Colter High School Play of the Week nominees, the regular season on the gridiron wrapping up in the EDC. The first play comes from there, West Fargo Quarterback Dustin Mertz takes it himself to the house for the score against Shanley in a 17-14 win. The second top play comes from section playoffs…

Play of the Week Nominees: September 20

Moorhead, West Fargo Battle for the POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The nominees for the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week feature plays from both Minnesota and North Dakota. One comes from the soccer field and the other from the gridiron. First up, from Moorhead girls soccer against Alexandria. Maria Zanoti bends it like Beckham for the third goal of the night for the Spuds in…

West Fargo Football Season Preview

Packers looking to bounce back from 2-7 2018 Season

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After taking home a state title in 2017, 2018 was a year the West Fargo Packers are looking to forget. However, the team is taking away the positives. The West Fargo Packers finished 2 and 7 last year, however, the team is putting the disappointment behind them and starting fresh. “Every year is different. It doesn’t…

West Fargo Football Places Importance on Brotherhood in 2018

The Packers won the Class AAA state title in 2017

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The packers had a stacked, unstoppable  line up in 2017, but they’re now without some of their big name guys heading into the new year. “We lost a huge senior class, 25 guys last year and most of them played,” head coach Jay Gibson said. “We had Faircloth, Zepeda, Pistorius. Not only did we lose the…