SPORTS NEWS

Minnesota playoffs: dangerous and boring

Teams will play three games in 11 days, the third on three days' rest

Column: RICK SOLEM

Minnesota has a lot to learn when it comes to high school football.

The state seemed to be heading in the right direction when it did a study on the safety of its high school athletes.

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Logan gets top seed, Holmen seeded where?

By RICK SOLEM

The WIAA high school football playoffs seeds are complete.

Unbeaten Logan (9-0) is a top seed in Division 3. The Rangers' biggest win of the season came against Holmen (8-1) on a last-second field goal just before halftime.

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Caledonia challenged in regular-season finale, on to playoffs

By RICK SOLEM

For years, the Caledonia High School football team has been dominating the area and the state.

Wednesday night, the Warriors capped off another perfect regular season with a 13-0 win over Goodhue. It was Caledonia's 31 consecutive regular season win and 41st win in a row in conference, which earned another conference title - the ninth in a row.

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WIAA area football pairings

The groupings are out, and the seeds are coming for the WIAA high school football playoffs.

Below are the eight-team groupings for area teams. These are the matchups for the first three rounds.

Teams are being seeded right now and brackets will come out after that.

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WIAA football postseason picture nearly complete

By RICK SOLEM

With two games left in the regular season, the playoff picture is nearly complete for high school football teams in Wisconsin.

Unlike Minnesota, where everyone makes the playoffs and goes for ice cream after the games, win or lose, Wisconsin makes you earn a playoff berth.

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