The "Most Pitiable Job of the Week" award should go to whoever is in charge of washing high school football uniforms this week — especially those whose teams wears white pants and any non-black jerseys.
Although liberos wear a jersey different in color from that of their volleyball teammates, they don’t always garner the attention that the big hitters and setters get. For one night last week, however, a libero got her place in the spotlight.
Putting the ball in the net was a challenge for the Roseville Area High School boys soccer team a year ago. Only once did the Raiders score more than two goals in a game in 2014 but that has already changed this fall.
In a normal year, this would be week one of the regular season for high school football but 2015 is anything but normal. Thanks to a one-year shift in availability of the Prep Bowl venue, Minnesota high school football started two weeks early.
Week one of the high school football season is in the books even though the state fair hasn't started yet. With the adjusted schedule for prep football this season, games started a couple weeks earlier than normal.