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Alexandria football

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
Alexandria's Robert Anderson leaves his feet to knock a ball away from Sartell's Ethan Stark during the first half at St. John's University on Friday night. Anderson and the Cardinals will head to St. Cloud for the state quarterfinals in an 8 p.m. kickoff with Elk River on Saturday. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
A top-ranked test
November 11, 2016 - 10:54am
November 7, 2016
Alexandria senior quarterback Jaran Roste scrambles away from the pressure of Sartell's Mitchell Zayas during last Friday's Section 8-5A championship at St. John's University. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Roste one of 10 Mr. Football finalists
November 7, 2016 - 4:17pm
November 4, 2016
Alexandria seniors John Urman (left) and Spencer Hockert celebrate after Hockert's 25-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter on Friday at St. John's University. Both Urman and Hockert had first-half touchdowns. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)play button
Football: Empting's late pick sends Cards to state (w/video)
November 4, 2016 - 11:33pm
Alexandria senior Spencer Hockert (right) celebrates a kickoff return for a touchdown with his teammates in the second quarter last Saturday against Moorhead. The Cardinals pulled off a seven-point win, setting up a section title showdown with Sartell-St. Stephen tonight, Friday, at 7 at St. John's University. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
On the cusp of breaking through: Sartell stands in Cards’ way of 5A state berth
November 4, 2016 - 12:00am
October 29, 2016
Alexandria senior Spencer Hockert races to the end zone on a 91-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as Moorhead players try to catch up during the second quarter on Saturday night in the 8-5A semifinals. Hockert added a 73-yard touchdown reception later in the fourth quarter that tied the game and send it to overtime. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
8-5A Semifinals: Cards cap crazy game with two-OT win over Spuds
October 29, 2016 - 11:21pm
October 28, 2016
Alexandria's Jay Kohls (front) wraps up Moorhead quarterback Bailey Life for a sack, with Alexandria's Mac Somerville also getting in on the play for the Cardinals the first time Moorhead and Alexandria met on Sept. 9. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Another round in a rivalry
October 28, 2016 - 8:33am
October 25, 2016
Alexandria junior Cody Faber searches for an opening during a run against St. Cloud Tech on Oct. 19. Faber and the Cardinals will take on the winner of Bemidji and Moorhead on Saturday in the section semifinals. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
October 25, 2016 - 9:26am