Ranger football

Last Thursday’s 27-0 road loss to Chaska wasn’t the outcome Forest Lake football coach Jeff Wilson wanted for his season opener, but it gave the first-year head coach a better idea of where the Rangers need to improve.  “It was a little frustrating at times,” Wilson said. “When you look at the game tape, there [...]

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The Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors unanimously adopted a plan to place all member schools with football programs into districts starting with the 2015 season. That plan hopes to reduce scheduling problems and travel distance for state football squads. Members of each district will divide the district into sub-districts, and then create [...]

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The Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors took action Jan. 23 to change how regular-season football games are scheduled. The board voted 19-1 to use a scheduling concept that divides member schools into districts of 16 or more, using geographic proximity and like enrollments as the placement criteria. Those are the same criteria [...]

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The Forest Lake football program is now under its fourth leader in five years. Forest Lake Activities Director Joel Olson and Principal Steve Massey announced Monday that former Rangers assistant coach Jeff Wilson will replace Billy Kirch as head coach.

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It was a tough end to a tough season for the Forest Lake football team, which was matched up with No. 4 East Ridge Friday night on the Raptors’ home field. The Rangers fell 54-14 to the top seed in the section. Three plays into Forest Lake’s first drive, the Raptors picked the ball off [...]

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