Park Rapids Area
Coach: Aaron Morris (3rd year)
2010 record: 0-9
Players to watch: Forrest Drury, Sr., RB/LB; Ian Johnson, Jr., QB; Brandon Ritter, Sr., FB/DE.
Coach's comments: "We have some experience back. We're still going to be young but competitive," Morris said. "We'll have overall good team speed."
Schedule: Sept. 2-at Hawley, 7 p.m. Sept. 9-Perham, 7 p.m. Sept. 16-at Crookston, 7 p.m. Sept. 23-Pequot Lakes, 7 p.m. Sept. 30-at Thief River Falls, 6 p.m. Oct. 7-Detroit Lakes, 7 p.m. Oct. 14-at East Grand Forks, 7 p.m. Oct. 19-Roseau, 7 p.m.
Coach: Mike Jordahl (2nd year)
2010 record: 2-7
Players to watch: Jesse Hein, Sr., C/DT; Gabe Pankonin, , Sr., RB/QB/DB; Jordan Hein, Jr., QB/FS; Mike Wiskow, Sr., RB/DE.
Coach's comments: "We're considerably improved from last year. We gained a lot of experience from last year," Jordahl said. "Our skilled athletes I think are going to be pretty special for us. It's a matter of getting our offensive linemen to work together."
Schedule: Sept. 2-Pelican Rapids, 7 p.m. Sept. 9-at Park Rapids Area, 7 p.m. Sept. 16-at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, 7 p.m. Sept. 23-Crookston, 7 p.m Sept. 30-at Pequot Lakes, 7 p.m. Oct. 7-Thief River Falls, 7 p.m. Oct. 14-at Detroit Lakes, 7 p.m. Oct. 19-East Grand Forks, 7 p.m.