Shanley Football

KVRR NFL Pick Em: Troy Mattern Makes His Picks


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…

Fargo South Enters EDC Play with High Energy

The Bruins Host Shanley on Friday Night

FARGO, N.D. — In the first EDC matchup of the season for Fargo South football, the Bruins face the Shanley Deacons. It’s still early on, but South is riding some momentum into this one, sitting at 2-0 with wins over Dickinson and Bismarck Legacy to start the season, but the Deacons also started the season off hot with a pair…

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…

Shanley Football Eager to Begin Class 3A Competition

The Deacons Face their first 3A opponent on Friday against Jamestown

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley High School football finished last year with an 11-0 record and a Class 2A State Championship. It was their fourth state title in the past ten seasons. The Deacons are hoping to add another one in 2019, but this time, they’ll have to get it done in Class 3A. Shanley jumps up a class rank and…

Coach of the Week: Shanley Football Coach Troy Mattern

Mattern and the Deacons are undefeated heading into Saturday's AA Semifinal

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley football coach Troy Mattern is the KVRR Coach of the Week. The Deacons are undefeated heading into the state semifinal, one win away from their eighth championship game appearance in the last 10 seasons. Mattern is in his second year at Shanley after previously coaching Fargo South. The Deacons’ matchup against Jamestown is set for Saturday…

ND Football: Shanley Outlasts Bismarck St. Mary’s to Remain Undefeated

Shanley and Bismarck St. Mary's have combined for seven of the last nine state titles

FARGO, N.D. — In North Dakota Class 2A football, Shanley and Bismarck St. Mary’s have been at the forefront for the last decade. The two have combined for seven of the last nine state titles, plus Shanley has finished runner-up an additional four times in that span.The Saints and Deacons squared off in last year’s state final, with St. Mary’s…

Play of the Week Nominees: September 21


FARGO, N.D. — This week’s nominees showed some serious hustle on the defensive side of the ball. Both athletes picked off some passes, and now have a chance to pick up this week’s play of the week honor. First up from Shanley football, the Central Cass Squirrels air it out and Deacon Andy Clark lays out to pick up the interception….

Shanley Senior Overcomes Diabetes, Serves as Role Model on Gridiron

Cade Busek has played quarterback for Shanley while battling Type I Diabetes

FARGO, N.D. — On his eighteenth birthday, there was no place Cade Busek would rather be than on the practice field, playing football with his teammates. “It’s the best feeling in the world. I mean you only get so many of these games, we’ve got eight or nine games left hopefully, and you’ve got to treasure every one, and that’s what…

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’s Bucholz Runs Away with HS Play of the Week

Bucholz took a jet-sweep in for the touchdown behind a great block

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley’s Haley Bucholz is the winner of the DJ Colter – Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week. Bucholz took a jet-sweep in for the touchdown behind a great block. American Family Insurance Play of the Week brought to you by D.J. Colter and Ken Kraft. Follow them on Twitter @DJColterAgency. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Play…