High School Football Season breaks the huddle this week

Here are this week's key games to watch

Steve Thomson
August 27, 2018 - 2:02 pm

This week, the high school football season gets underway with games all across Minnesota.  WCCO will again bring you the High School Radio Rally in partnership with Prepspotlight.tv and our host Steve Thomson.  

Here are Steve's top games to watch for the week.  Catch the Rally Thursday night from 9:00-11:00 PM on WCCO Radio and streaming at wccoradio.com or the Radio.com app!

WCCO Radio Rally Key Games (week 1)​

  • Cretin-Derham Hall at Totino-Grace- Two of the best private schools in 6A go head-to-head in Fridley
  • East Ridge at Champlin Park- The Rebels have a new head coach in Nick Keenan.  The Eden Prairie grad came over from Big Lake and replaces long time boss Mike Kortan.
  • Stillwater at Blaine- The Ponies and Bengals have great traditions.
  • Wayzata at Rosemount- Can the Trojans return to the elite ranks in 6A?  It will be a challenge on the road vs. the Irish.
  • Eden Prairie at Eastview- A tough home opener for the Lightning, they host the defending champion Eagles.

Rivalry games right out of the gate:

  • Maple Grove at Osseo
  • Irondale at Spring Lake Park
  • Prior Lake at Shakopee