Delano football

Tigers look to avenge loss to Hutchinson at the Metrodome BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Quarterback Toby Hanson took matters into his owns hands in leading Delano to a 61-33 victory over Cloquet in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state football tournament Friday in St. Cloud. Trailing 19-18 at the half, Hanson asked [...]

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Tigers face Cloquet at state Friday in St. Cloud BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS A large collective gasp was shouted out at Delano stadium as the football slipped through the grasp of Damon Longstreet in the final minutes of the Class 4A, Section 5 tournament Friday. The play momentarily put the game against Becker [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano may be in a similar position as last football season when set to face Becker for the Class 4A, Section 5 tournament title. However, upon further review, the position is much more positive. Last season the Tigers lost 21-13 to section champ Becker. Coach Merrill Pavlovich recalls how his beat up [...]

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  BY DAVE PEDERSEN Concerned about the section football team rating system, Delano coach Merrill Pavlovich said the goal against Holy Family Catholic (HFC) last week was to post a shutout and put points on the board. The simple strategy was planned because the coaching staff still did not know the formula used to rank [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Powered by its bread and butter running plays, Delano has feasted on opposing football teams this season and is hungry for more in the upcoming section playoffs. The Tigers improved to 6-1 after the 42-13 victory over Litchfield Friday. A victory over Holy Family Catholic on Wednesday, after this issue went to [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano pass receiver Adam Kraft does not frown on the fact his head coach does not like to throw the ball very often because the senior trusts Merrill Pavlovich will put the team in position to win. The Tigers roared to a fifth straight victory, defeating Orono 28-6 Friday, setting up a [...]

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