Zimmerman football

by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Zimmerman placekicker Alex MacGregor has shown definite college potential the last two years, although a pulled hamstring held him back at times. MacGregor was 5-for-6 on field goals this year and 11-for-12 on extra-points, on a 2-7 team that struggled offensively. He was 8-for-10 on field goals over three years, [...]

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  A very good start by the Zimmerman Thunder went for naught as their season ended with a 28-11 loss to the Big Lake Hornets on Tuesday evening. The Thunder led 9-0 in the first quarter on a 34-yard field goal by Alex MacGregor after a bad punt by Big Lake, and a three-yard touchdown [...]

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The Albany Huskies pounded the ball straight ahead and broke tackles all game in rolling to a 43-23 victory over the Zimmerman Thunder in the conference finale on Wednesday evening. Shane Olmscheid ran for three touchdowns while quarterback Taylor Fourre ran for two more and threw a TD pass to Nick Raeker for the Huskies [...]

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Four lost fumbles and a muffed field goal attempt by Zimmerman led to a 13-10 loss to the Milaca Wolves on Friday evening in Milaca. “Another night where we beat ourselves,” said coach Tom Kish, blaming the fumbles on bad snaps or pitches on the option. The Thunder (2-5) had a third-down play at the [...]

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  Precision passing by Jeff Fasching helped St. Cloud Cathedral defeat an erratic Zimmerman Thunder team 23-6 on Friday evening in Zimmerman. The Thunder lost two fumbles and gave up two interceptions. Facing an accurate passer who threw for three touchdowns, they also had no quarterback sacks or interceptions. “We did not take care of [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman Thunder converted three touchdowns from costly Little Falls mistakes, and got 211 yards rushing from Austin May, in toppling the Flyers 26-21 Friday evening in Little Falls. May, who carried 34 times, scored his third touchdown with 50 seconds left on a one-yard plunge for the winning points. [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor An onside kick ruling was a pivotal factor in a freewheeling game of big plays by both teams as the Foley Falcons fended of Zimmerman 53-35 Friday night. Luke Kelvington scored six touchdowns and rushed for 230 yards to keep Foley in front in the Granite Ridge Conference game. Zimmerman [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman Thunder shook off a shaky start and dominated the rest of the game to beat the Mora Mustangs 36-6 Friday evening for their first win. In their homecoming game, the Thunder passed for three touchdowns and 142 yards, while rushing for 289 yards and two scores. They [...]

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