Monthly Archives: September 2012

St. John’s/St. Olaf: Behind the numbers

It’s been a little like trying to patch a leaky dam for the St. John’s football team this season.

Plug one leak and two more pop up elsewhere. Such was the case Saturday afternoon in a 38-35 Homecoming loss to … Hit the jump to read the rest

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St. Olaf 38, St. John’s 35 (F)

A heartbreaker for the Johnnies is over at Clemens Stadium.

Jimmie Mattson missed a 36-yard field goal attempt wide left with 5.3 seconds remaining and St. Olaf held on for a 38-35 victory.

The Johnnies led much of the way, … Hit the jump to read the rest

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St. John’s 28, St. Olaf 21 (H)

Halftime in Collegeville where the Johnnies lead by seven after a wild first half.

Nick Martin got things started for St. John’s with a 57-yard touchdown run that put the Johnnies on top 7-0 at the 10:56 mark of the … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Greetings from Clemens Stadium

Greetings from Clemens Stadium on a gorgeous late September day in Collegeville. Temps are expected to be in the high 70s, the fall colors are in full bloom and its Homecoming at Clemens Stadium.

The Johnnies (0-2 MIAC, 2-2 overall) … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Deeper look into UMD/SCSU

 

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GAME TIME: 6 p.m. Saturday

SITE: Husky Stadium

RECORDS: Minnesota-Duluth 4-0 NSIC, 4-0 overall; St. Cloud State 2-2 NSIC, 2-2 overall

SERIES: St. Cloud State leads 23-21

LAST YEAR: St. Cloud State won 35-7 at Husky Stadium

LAST Hit the jump to read the rest

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Week 5 prep football picks

I went 13-3 last week picking winners, making me 49-13 for the season (79 percent). Not bad. I’m 39-23 against the mythical point spread I just make up. That’s 62.9 percent.

The three I got wrong were: Little Falls beating … Hit the jump to read the rest

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St. John’s vs. St. Olaf: At a glance

 St. John’s (0-2 MIAC, 2-2 overall) vs. St. Olaf (1-1 MIAC, 3-1 overall)

Game time: 1 p.m. Saturday, Clemens Stadium, Collegeville

Last meeting: St. John’s defeated St. Olaf 27-24 on Nov. 5, 2011 in Collegeville.

Series: St. John’s leads … Hit the jump to read the rest

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SJU football Thursday update

The Johnnies were back in practice Thursday afternoon at Clemens Stadium preparing for their Homecoming game against St. Olaf Saturday in Collegeville.

St. John’s is hoping to snap a two-game losing streak against the Oles – and a two-season losing … Hit the jump to read the rest

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SJU RB Johnson earns honor

St. John’s senior running back Steve Johnson has beennamed as one of 147 finalists for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy (formerly the Draddy Trophy) and is a candidate for the 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Awards.

Schools get one nominee … Hit the jump to read the rest

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SJU football Tuesday update (with news on the QB situation)

X-rays Monday confirmed that St. John’s quarterback Connor Bruns has a separated throwing shoulder, meaning the Johnnies starting quarterback will miss this week’s Homecoming game against St. Olaf and likely at least his team’s game at Augsburg on Oct. 6 … Hit the jump to read the rest

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