Middle School East Football Information
Competition: 2022 8th Grade Football Game Schedule
Football will start Monday, August 29th. First Practice and Equipment handout: Monday, August 29th and will be the equipment handout. Meet in the MSE main entrance atrium. 8th Graders should meet at 3:15 for equipment handout. 7th Graders should arrive at 4pm for equipment handout. Students do not need to stay after they have completed the equipment handout. Players will receive a helmet, jersey, pants, and pads. Players will provide their own mouth guard and cleats.
Prior to the start of the school year on September 6th, practice will start at 3:30 pm. Practices are held at Middle School East after school until 5:00. Please pick up your child at East by 5:15 each night.
1. Be on the field ready to practice every day by 3:20.
2. Bring your own water bottle to practices and competitions.
3. Please communicate with the coaching staff if you are going to miss practice. Unexcused absences will result in a loss of playing time. The best form of communication is by e-mail. The coach’s e-mail is listed on the school website.
4. Please remember that any problems with behavior or academics in school could lead to a loss of playing time.
Sports Physical: Players need to have a sports physical on file in the activities office. Sports physicals are valid for three years. You need to have a sports physical on file in order to register through SchoolSmartK12 on ParentVue.
Registration: Registration will open online on July 18th. Registration information will be emailed to parents and guardians at that time. The activity fee is $187.50. If your family is on the reduced or free lunch plan, your fee is lower. The system should tell you how much you have to pay according to your lunch account status. If you think there is an error with the fee, please contact the MSE Activities Director at (763) 497-2655 ext. 3003. Make sure your child has an active physical on file with the activities office or the system will not allow you to register.
Behavior: As an athlete for Middle School East, our athletes are ambassadors of our school. As an ambassador of our school, we expect our athletes’ behavior to be exceptional. We want our athletes to be positive role models for others to see and follow.
Important Policies to remember:
- Students need to be passing all of their classes to be on the Football team. The MSE activities director will check to see if players are passing all of their classes at mid-tri.
- Students need to be in class five full periods of the day in order to practice or compete that night. Students with a doctor’s appointment may be excused from this requirement if they have documentation from the doctor referencing the appointment. Make sure to bring this note from the doctor to MSE attendance secretary Ms. Bergen.
- Your coaches will expect the players to be at practice every day.
- Missed practices may result in reduced playing time.
Clothes: Make sure to have warm clothes in your locker at all times. There will be some very cold days in the fall, dress smart.
MSE Football Highlights from October 11th against IsantiThe STMA Knights Football 8th Grade B team fought hard against the Isanti Bluejackets tonight but came up short at the end. The Knights were led by Colby C. who had 2-2pt runs. Brady W. also came up with a huge fumble recovery on kickoff. The star of the game was Gabe P. with a 68 yard touchdown run followed by a 75 touchdown run on kickoff return. The Knights fall to 2-4 on the season with one game remaining. Final score: Knights 16-Bluejackets 24. The Knights look to finish the season strong next Tuesday October 18th as they take on their inner-city rival Middle School West.8th grade A Football team had another tough battle Tuesday night. Adam H. had 68 yards passing with 1 touchdown pass. Thomas L. had a 38 yards receiving. Cooper H. had a 30 yard touchdown catch. Jared B. ran for a 2pt conversion. Carter W. ran the ball for 50 yards. Jacob K. had 49 yards rushing with a 32 yard TD run. Cameron E. had a great fumble recovery that was caused by Lukas H.
MSE Football Highlights from October 6th against Becker8th grade A Football had another hard fought battle last night. Once again Adam H. threw for 127 yards with a TD. Cooper H. had 39 yards receiving with an interception as well. Judah L. had 80 yards receiving with a touchdown. Jared B. ran for a 2pt conversion. Thomas L. and Carter W. both had a fumble recovery.
MSE Football Highlights from October 4th against BuffaloThe 8th grade A football team had a hard fought battle last night that resulted in a loss against Buffalo Middle School. The team was led by Adam H. who had 145+ passing yards. Thomas L. had 3 receptions for over 25 yards and scored a 2pt conversion. Cooper H. had 3 receptions for 58 yards. Jacob K. had some great runs up the middle of the field and a 12 yard reception. Judah L. had 3 receptions for 45 yards as well.
Football Highlights from 9/22 against Princeton
8th Grade Football traveled to Princeton Tuesday to take on the Tigers. An all-around team effort resulted in 20-0 win for the Knights B-team. Colby C. had a strong day passing with two long touchdown passes to Brady W. Colby also converted two 2-point conversions on QB keepers. Brady finished with well over 100 yards receiving. Defense was led by Cameron E. with a pick-6 while Brett B. and Lane F. combined for 2 sacks.
The Knights Football A team took the early lead on a 60 yard punt return by Carter W. for a touchdown. Jacob K. added the 2-point conversion on a hard-fought run. The score was 8-8 at the half, but the Knights struggled to control the ball in the second half, falling by a final score of 30-8.
Highlights from September 15th against Big Lake
MSE Football started their competition season on Thursday night against Big Lake. The 8th grade B team came away with a win, finishing 30 to 18 against the Hornets. Brady W. scored 2 touchdowns, 1 on the ground and 1 in the air. Cameron E. scored 2 touchdowns on the ground. Colby C. contributed 1 touchdown pass and 2 two point conversions. The 8th grade A team won with a score of 16 to 14. Carter W. had 1 kick off return for a touchdown. Jacob K. scored 1 running touchdown and a 2 point conversion. Judah L. made 3 receptions for 60 yards. Cooper H. made 1 interception. Jared B. forced 2 fumbles. A great night for Knights Football. The season continues next week when the Knights take on the Tigers at Princeton.