To do that, the Vikings need to beat the New York Jets at home on Sunday, and they need the Detroit Lions to lose to the Jacksonville Jaguars at home.
Winger riding 3-game goal streak into Thursday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers.
Alexandria native Jon Brundell, whose been a prominent fixture for the Alexandria Classic Clippers and Alexandria Redbirds baseball teams, ran his first five 5K ever on Thanksgiving Day and finished with the best of any runner ages 50 and up.
Osakis trailed by nine in the first half against Paynesville but clawed back to lead by two at halftime and it won the game 48-44.
The West Central Area Knights saw a lot of success in its first year at the Class AA level and are looking for more this season.
The Alexandria nordic skiing team completed its first meet of the season as multiple athletes competed in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday.
Brandon-Evansville is coming off of a 12-15 season. Steve Schreiber is set to begin his first season the program's head coach, after previously being with Menagha and Bemidji.
The Alexandria boys hockey team made a deep run in the state tournament this year and is ready to make another run this season.
The Cardinals return a lot of players who helped them be one of the top teams in the section last year.
The Knights began their season with a tough task to begin the season as took on New London-Spicer, who is led by Mike Dreier, the all-time winningest girls basketball head coach in the state. The Knights lost 70-43 but are looking to build on the positives from the game and early practices as Holland's first season as head coach progresses.
Football: Alexandria area natives Jaran Roste and Josh Helling help Bethel reach NCAA DIII quarterfinals
Alexandria native Jaran Roste scored four times and broke some school records in Bethel's playoff win over Linfield in Oregon on Saturday, Nov. 26. Parkers Prairie native Josh Helling, a starting offensive lineman for the team, helped the Royals gain 373 yards of total offense in the win.