Thursday, October 27, 2011
The unbeaten Sabers fell on Tuesday 27-26.
The Shakopee Sabers football team was on the wrong side of history Tuesday as their unbeaten season came to an end in a 27-26 loss to Chanhassen in the Section 6AAAAA quarterfinals. The Storm, in their third season, won the first playoff game in school history at the expense of the Missota Conference champion Sabers. Chanhassen opened up with a 12-0 lead before Shakopee got on the board with a six-yard touchdown run by Nick Larson. With the missed extra point, Shakopee trailed 12-6. The Storm scored again to make it 20-6 at halftime, but Larson’s 13-yard score made it 20-13 in the third. After Chanhassen made it 27-13, the Sabers’ Larson connected with Taylor Johnson for a 37-yard touchdown pass to make it 27-20, and Johnson followed it …
Monday, October 24, 2011
The game starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shakopee.
FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PREVIEW Shakopee (8-0, 7-0 Missota Conference) vs. Chanhassen (4-4, 4-3 Missota Conference) PLAYMAKERS -- Brady Fish (Shakopee – Tight End/Free Safety) Has 35 tackles, third best on the squad and a team-best six interceptions. -- Zak Hoffman (Shakopee – Quarterback) Rushed for four touchdowns in their 35-21 win over Northfield Wednesday. He has gained 893 yards this season and has 12 rushing touchdowns. He has rushed for more than 100 yards in five games. -- Ryan McGuire (Chanhassen – Quarterback) The junior signal caller has thrown for 855 yards and five touchdowns and gained 389 yards and ten scores as a rusher. -- Maverick Edmunds (Chanhassen – Wide Receiver) The senior has carried the ball 112 times for 720 (6.4 yards…
Sunday, October 16, 2011
A fourth quarter drive helped ensure the win.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
The Shakopee Sabers remain undefeated in football this season, nabbing another win Friday at home against Red Wing, 14-7. The Sabers will take on Northfield next on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in Northfield. Check out more photos from Friday's game: http://photo.conrad5.com/football2011
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Shakopee has their second tough Missota Conference test as they face Red Wing at home Friday.
FOOTBALL FRIDAY Shakopee (6-0, 5-0 Missota Conference) vs. Red Wing (5-1, 4-1 Missota Conference) PLAYMAKERS -- Jordan Gunhus (Shakopee – Running Back) Had 15 carries for 112 yards last weekend against Holy Angels. Has three 100 or more yards rushing games and one game of over 100 receiving yards. -- Zak Hoffman (Shakopee – Quarterback) Has rushed for 681 yards this season and has eight rushing touchdowns. He has rushed for more than 100 yards in four of six games. -- Joel Newman (Red Wing – Running Back) Senior signal caller has completed 87 of 166 for 1025 yards and ten touchdowns this season. -- Matthew Peterson (Red Wing – Wide Receiver) Senior has caught 30 passes for 399 yards and three touchdowns. SABERS WIN IF... They can …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Shakopee faces Holy Angels in a battle of Missota Conference unbeatens Friday.
FOOTBALL FRIDAY Shakopee (5-0, 4-0 Missota Conference) vs. Holy Angels (5-0, 4-0 Missota Conference) PLAYMAKERS -- Nick McBean (Shakopee – Linebacker) Has 70 tackles, the most of any player in the Metro area. He has one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. -- Zak Hoffman (Shakopee – Quarterback) Has rushed for 562 yards this season. He has rushed for more than 100 yards in three of five games. -- Anthony Baysah (Holy Angels – Running Back) Junior has 60 carries for 460 yards and two touchdowns this season. -- Brett Pierce (Holy Angels – Defensive End/Tight End) Senior has scholarship offers from North Dakota and South Dakota. SABERS WIN IF... They can keep their high-scoring offense going. They have scored 212 points in five …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Shakopee looks to remain undefeated as they face New Prague at home in a Missota Conference tilt.
FOOTBALL FRIDAY Shakopee (4-0, 3-0 Missota Conference) vs. New Prague (1-3, 1-2 Missota Conference) PLAYMAKERS -- Nick McBean (Shakopee – Linebacker) Has 57 tackles, more than double the next highest player on his team. -- Jordan Gunhus (Shakopee – Running Back) Has rushed 345 yards an only 27 carries the past two weeks with five touchdowns. -- Joe Kneip (New Prague – Wide Receiver) Junior wideout scored on a 34-yard run and 62-yard interception return versus Chaska. -- Nick Johnson (New Prague – Running Back) Junior scored on a 71-yard run against Chaska. SABERS WIN IF... They can keep their home court advantage. They have not lost a home game since October 14th, 2009. TROJANS WIN IF... They continue to show improvement on the …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Undefeated Shakopee travels to Farmington for a key Missota Conference contest Friday night.
FOOTBALL FRIDAY Shakopee (3-0, 2-0 Missota Conference) vs. Farmington (1-1, 1-0 Missota Conference) PLAYMAKERS -- Zak Hoffman (Shakopee – Quarterback) Had 17 carries for 153 yards in win over Chaska last week. -- Brady Fish (Shakopee –Tight End/Safety) Has 16 tackles, second best on the team and two interceptions. -- Nathan Graham (Farmington – Wide Receiver) Senior wideout has 15 catches for 203 yards and three touchdowns. -- Darren Beenken (Farmington – Quarterback) Junior signal caller has completed 55 of 87 passes for 599 yards and seven scores in three games. SABERS WIN IF... They can continue to rush the ball and keep their defense off the field. The Sabers have rushed for 1314 yards and have had two games of more than 500 yards…
Friday, September 16, 2011
Shakopee faces Chaska in key Missota Conference matchup at home Friday night.
FOOTBALL FRIDAY Shakopee (2-0, 1-0 Missota Conference) vs. Chaska (1-1, 1-0 Missota Conference) PLAYMAKERS - Zak Hoffman (Shakopee – Quarterback) Senior quarterback has rushed 27 times for 197 yards for four touchdowns this season. - Nick McBean (SR) (Shakopee –Linebacker) KARE-11 preseason All-Metro choice who has 36 tackles and two fumble recoveries in his first two games - Van Ostergren (Chaska – Wide Receiver) Has completed 28 of 47 for 405 yards in five touchdowns in two games. - Ben LaMere (Chaska – Running back) A dual threat who has over 100 rushing and receiving this far. He has scored five touchdowns. SABERS WIN IF... They can utilize a rushing attack that can move the ball and keep the Chaska offense off the field. HAWKS WIN IF…