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Tigers fall short vs. Aitkin
Published October 2, 2013 at 10:27 am
RC football gets the win
Published September 27, 2013 at 12:53 pm
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...
Tiger football falls just short on the road
Published September 20, 2013 at 11:13 am
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...
Golden Bears maul Tigers in season finale
Published October 31, 2012 at 1:03 pm
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...
Tigers fall short in red zone, final game of regular season
Published October 24, 2012 at 11:16 am
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...
Brutal battle ends in tough loss for Tigers
Published October 10, 2012 at 11:49 am
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...
Tigers fall short on Homecoming after thrilling win over Duluth Marshall
Published October 5, 2012 at 4:02 pm
It was a warm and beautiful evening for Homecoming on Friday, but in the end the Eskomos left the Tigers with a chilling 14-12 loss. Matt Mallinger ran the ball in for the first Rush City touchdown. He also returned a kickoff for a second exciting score against Esko. Mallinger and Johnathan Mielke...