St Louis Park Football Making First-Ever State Tournament Appearance

November 10, 2017 07:22 PM

The Minnesota High School Football State Tournament began in 1972.  Before then, there was only a mythical "State Football Champion". While St Louis Park may have been in the mix back then, this year they earned their first-ever appearance in the State Tournament.

Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports' story with the St Louis Park football team as they prepare for the first State Football Tournament appearance in school history

Advertisement

St Louis Park advanced to the State Quarterfinals with a mild upset over rival Robbinsdale Cooper.  Cooper had beaten the Orioles in week two of the regular season.

The Orioles face Brainerd in St Cloud on Saturday in the State Quarterfinals.

The winner will advance to the Class 5A State Semifinals at U.S. Bank Stadium next week.

Credits

Chris Long

Copyright 2017 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

NYPD Commissioner: Pipe Bomb Explosion in NYC Subway Terror Related

KSTP Traffic Round-Up: Slick Roads in the Metro Double Commute Times, Delay Public Transit

Snow Tapering Off in West Metro, Falling in East Metro; Winds Pick Up in Afternoon

2 Minn. Lawmakers Propose Changes to Rules for Addressing Sexual Harassment Allegations

ICE Flight Deporting 92 Somali Nationals Stops Short of Somalia, Returns to US

Hennepin County Courts Face Reshuffling, Delays for Super Bowl Week

Advertisement