The Rocori Spartans are looking to make their third straight trip to the State Tournament in 2016. The Spartans were eliminated in the quarterfinals in 2014 and made it to the semifinals in 2015 before losing to South St. Paul.
The Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm football team has a new coach for the first time in 17 seasons. Former coach Bill Magnuson announced his resignation in June after accepting an assistant coaching job with Pequot Lakes.
Growing up 25 miles west of St. Cloud, Cold Spring native Nate Meyer has always had a passion for football. Now entering his senior season at St. Cloud State University, he looks to bring that same passion to Husky Stadium.