Moorhead High Football Team Advances To State Quarterfinals

The Moorhead High School football team coached by Kevin Feeney advanced to the state tournament with a 24-20 win against Brainerd on Nov. 5.

Moorhead reached the section title last year, but lost against Brainerd. This year the Spuds beat Brainerd, winning the Minnesota Class 5A Section 8 final.

The Spuds return to the state tournament for the first time since 2003. Prior to that, the football team’s last appearance in the tournament was in 1999.

The Spuds face defending state champion Wayzata in the Minnesota Class 5A state quarterfinal game on Nov. 12 at St. Cloud State University. Tickets for the game will be available for purchase starting Nov. 9 in the Moorhead High School activities office. Adult tickets are $8 and student tickets are $5.