Rogers football

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor In a duel of two teams with big-play capabilities, the Rogers Royals were able to spring a few of them while cramping Cambridge-Isanti’s style on Friday evening. The Royals cruised to a 38-0 homecoming win and improved to 5-0, dropping the Bluejackets to 3-2. “We have a couple of [...]

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The Rogers Royals threw the ball exceptionally well and shut down Duluth East’s air game completely in a 52-6 rout of the Greyhounds on Friday evening in Duluth. Royal quarterback Connor Henderson hit nine of 10 passes for 204 yards, with Gunnar Bloom snagging four of 123 yards, including a 57-yard touchdown. The Royals picked [...]

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by Bruce Strand, sports editor Joel Ende is getting some individual recognition this week, but he’s normally just one of the guys moving the pile for the Rogers football team. And that’s fine with Ende. He’s never yearned to carry the ball himself. “No, not at all. I love to block,” Ende said. “I don’t [...]

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Gunnar Bloom scored three touchdowns during a string of 42 straight points by the Rogers Royals as they stayed unbeaten with a 42-32 conquest of St. Francis on Friday evening. “It was a game of streaks,” said Rogers coach Marc Franz. The Fighting Saints (1-2) started and finished strong as they led 12-0 after one [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor So far this season, the only thing that’s been able to stop the Rogers offense is lightning. The Royals romped 61-7 over the Buffalo Bison  at home Friday evening with seven different guys scoring touchdowns. The Royals have racked up 103 points in just six quarters. Their 42-7 win [...]

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ROYAL FOOTBALL   Coaches — Marc Franz … Assistants Mick Goudy, Ryan LaPointe, Ken Worel, B.J. Brent, Justin Oie, Josh Rogahn, Matt Webb, Jeff Peterson, Jeremy Hood Last year — 6-1 conf. (co-champ), 9-2 overall Returning starters — Conner Henderson (sr QB-DB), Steve Hines (sr RB-DB), Nate Weber (sr RB-LB), Reid Sagehorn (sr RB-DB), Adam [...]

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ROYAL FOOTBALL: Malin, Grupa get Miss. 8 conference awards Rogers senior Josh Malin was named Outstanding Defensive Lineman  in the Mississippi 8 Conference and Mitch Grupa was named Outstanding Linebacker. The conference co-champion Royals also had Kyle Halseth, Josh Garner, Jake Karls, Levi Simpson, Travis Stewart, Joel Ende, and Nate Weber making all-conference. Weber led [...]

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