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Alexandria football

September 22, 2017
Alexandria's Thomas Anderson hauls in a 55-yard touchdown pass from Michael Empting as Rocori's Keaton Ficker lays out to try to stop him during Friday's game in Cold Spring. It wasn't quite enough as the Spartans beat the Cardinals 30-14. (Mark Ripley | Select Digital Memories)
Football: Spartans show off their defense as Cards fall to 2-2
19 hours 55 min ago
Alexandria senior quarterback Michael Empting throws a pass during this past Saturday's homecoming game against Brainerd. Empting and the Cardinals go to Rocori Friday night to face a 3-0 Spartans team on their homecoming at 6 p.m. (Judd Martinson | Echo Press)
Football: Cards have to respond as tough schedule awaits
September 22, 2017 - 2:06pm
September 15, 2017
Cody Faber runs the ball in the game against Andover. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Cards face rival Brainerd in Homecoming game
September 15, 2017 - 10:04am
September 7, 2017
Cards face remade Sabres team
September 7, 2017 - 10:50am
September 2, 2017
Alexandria's Cody Faber breaks free for a 56-yard touchdown reception on Friday during the season opener against Andover. Faber had a hand in four Alexandria touchdowns as he helped the Cardinals to the 34-28 win. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)play button
Football: Cards persevere to beat Andover in the opener (w/video)
September 2, 2017 - 12:41am
August 31, 2017
Alexandria's Cody Faber and the Cardinals' football team opens up the season against Andover on Friday night. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Football: Cards expect a challenge from Andover in opener
August 31, 2017 - 10:07am
August 18, 2017
Alexandria senior Michael Empting throws a pass during 7-on-7 drills at practice on Tuesday afternoon. Empting is taking over at quarterback this season after the graduation of three-year starter Jaran Roste. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
August 18, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2017
Alexandria head coach Mike Empting works with his defense on Tuesday. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
August 17, 2017 - 8:07am
February 1, 2017
Alexandria's Jaran Roste (left) and Robert Anderson proudly display their University of Minnesota and Northern State University hats after signing to play with the programs in football starting next season. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
National signing day: Roste inks to Gophers, Anderson to the Wolves
February 1, 2017 - 12:42pm
December 23, 2016
Alexandria quarterback Jaran Roste puts a move on a Bemidji defender in a game played on Oct. 1, 2016. Roste gave his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota on Dec. 22 to play for the Gophers in the Big 10. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Roste goes with the Gophers
December 23, 2016 - 2:38pm
December 8, 2016
Alexandria senior quarterback Jaran Roste looks for a receiver against Bemidji on Oct. 1. Roste is weighing a preferred walk-on offer from the University of Minnesota against scholarship offers from Division II programs as he looks to make a college decision soon. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Gophers up next for Roste?
December 8, 2016 - 11:17am
November 23, 2016
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Honors piling up for Alex football
November 23, 2016 - 9:46pm
November 18, 2016
Alexandria's Brock Erdman takes down Elk River quarterback Blake Hills on a run during last Saturday's state quarterfinals at St. Cloud State University. Erdman was one of 21 seniors who led the Cardinals to a nine-win season this fall. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Worth remembering: Empting reflects on season after Elk River loss
November 18, 2016 - 12:00am
November 12, 2016
Elk River senior running back Nicholas Rice breaks free from Alexandria's Robert Anderson for a 58-yard touchdown run in the first quarter on Saturday night at St. Cloud State University. Rice had three touchdowns at 263 yards rushing in the first half alone in the state quarterfinal game. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
State football: Elks live up to the hype in beating Alexandria
November 12, 2016 - 11:36pm
November 11, 2016
Alexandria offensive linemen (left to right) Luke Paschka, Mason Covel, Gavin Hvezda, Landon Fisher, Jake Minnerath and Drew Steffensmeier have paved the way for an Alexandria offense that is averaging 45 points per game heading into Saturday's state tournament game against Elk River. Senior Derek Jantzen (not pictured) is also a part of the rotation up front. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Paving the way: Alex linemen come a long way to drive a potent offense
November 11, 2016 - 10:55am