Rush City football

Tigers defeat East Central at home In its second home game of the season, the Rush City football team earned its first win with a 14-12 victory over East Central. Following an Eagle turnover in the first quarter, the Tigers marched downfield to set up junior Eric Erdman for his first varsity touchdown off an [...]

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Rush City loses 23-15 to Bombers As Rush City’s head football coach Paul Kirby put it, the Tigers played a backyard ball game on Friday night at Braham, falling 23-15 to the undefeated host team. On Braham’s first drive of the game, the Bombers earned their only traditional score off a corner fade from the [...]

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The long trip to Eveleth to square off in the Section 7AA Championship quarterfinal with Eveleth-Gilbert ended in a 34-6 loss for the Rush City football team last week. Senior running back Johnathan Mielke turned in an impressive effort, carrying the ball 26 times for 178 yards in his final high school game. Junior quarterback [...]

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In its last game of the regular season, the Tiger football team fell to the Eagles 14-6 at East Central High School last Wednesday. Rush City’s only score came when Dalton Folkema reached paydirt on a 27-yard catch and run, with Brandon Koehnle making the pass. The Tiger quarterback completed five passes for 78 yards, [...]

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The Rush City football team fought a brutal battle, ending in a 61-20 loss, in the bitter cold against No. 2 ranked Moose Lake-Willow River on Friday. Senior Johnathan Mielke rushed for 137 yards with two touchdowns for the home team. Junior Danny Myers scored his first varsity touchdown and ran in a two point [...]

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