Football Teams Closer to State
Area football teams are just a game away from the state tournament. The Mora Mustangs will take on Virginia Friday at Griggs Field in Duluth. The Mustangs beat Greenway/Nashwauk Keewatin 27-12 on Saturday. Virginia upset Pine City 28-6. Kickoff for the Mustangs and Blue-Devils is at 6 p.m. on Cool Country 100.9 WCMP-FM.
The Rush City Tigers are also playing for the section crown. They take on top seeded Moose-Lake Willow River on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Duluth. Rush City ran through Deer River 33-6 and the Rebels remain perfect with a 40-0 win over Braham.
East Central will try to stay perfect against Ogilvie on Thursday at 4:45 p.m. in Duluth. The Eagles shutout Chisholm 24-0.