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With both defenses playing well in the Aug. 29 season-opener, it was a matter of what team would take advantage of the openings presented. Monticello cashed in enough times to defeat host Princeton 20-6 in the Tigers’ return to Mississippi 8 football. Princeton lit the scoreboard on its first possession of the year, needing to [...]

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Monticello repeatedly came up with the big plays on defense in a 20-6 victory at Princeton in the Aug. 29 season opener which marked the Tigers’ return to the Mississippi 8 Conference. Princeton lit the scoreboard first when junior QB Sam Archer scored on a 1-yard sneak. But the Magic returned the ensuing kickoff 76 [...]

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In the Class 4A State semifinals at the Metrodome Nov. 16, Holy Family Catholic burst to a 28-0 outpouring in the second quarter, then had enough answers to Princeton’s charge in the second half to win 49-28. The Fire’s sophomore sensation, Chazz Johnson rolled up 146 yards rushing in the first half and finished with [...]

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Princeton Football kept its season alive with a wild one at Cloquet in the Section 7AAAA semifinals the afternoon of Oct. 27, holding on for a 35-29 victory in overtime. The Tigers are pursuing their first State tourney berth since 2005. The Tigers (6-4) will  travel to No. 1 seed Hermantown for the Nov. 2 [...]

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Princeton went to the air for three first-quarter touchdowns, then kept rolling to defeat Hibbing 42-8 in the Section 7AAAA quarterfinals Oct. 23. The victory sends the No. 3 seed Tigers to No. 2 Cloquet for the semifinal game 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Travis Chmielewski grabbed three TD passes, including a 21-yarder as [...]

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Princeton (4-4) earned the No. 3 seed for the Section 7AAAA Football playoffs which begin this week. The Tigers will host No. 6 seed Hibbing (1-7) for a 7 p.m. quarterfinal game on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The Bluejackets closed the regular season with three straight losses, including a 39-6 loss to Cloquet on Oct. 17. [...]

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In the team’s first year in the conference, Becker clinched the Granite Ridge Football title by defeating visiting Princeton 27-20 on the Bulldogs’ Homecoming night Oct. 12 in their packed stadium. The Tigers did not have a sharp first half which led to a 14-0 lead for the Bulldogs. Becker scored on drives of 86 [...]

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