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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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Matching strength on strength, Princeton improved to 4-2 on the season with a convincing 35-13 victory over Albany on Tiger Homecoming Night Oct. 5. The Tigers outgained the Huskies on the ground, led by Chase Lindenfelser, busting out for three touchdowns and 168 yards. The Tiger fullback made it 21-0 just into the second quarter [...]

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After allowing several big plays beforehand, the Princeton defense held tough on two final St. Cloud Cathedral possessions for a 35-28 home victory Sept. 28. The win sends the Tigers into this Friday’s Homecoming game with Albany sporting a 3-2 record. Senior d-back Billy McClay knocked down a fourth-down pass at the goal line on [...]

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Travis Chmielewski took a Zack Ludwig slant and turned it into a 59-yard touchdown reception late in the third quarter. That turned into the winning difference when the host Princeton Football squad defeated St. Cloud Cathedral 35-28 Sept. 28. The catch– Chmielewski’s second TD of the night– had the Tigers up 35-21. The Crusaders answered [...]

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Princeton dropped a tough Granite Ridge battle to host Little Falls 20-14 Sept. 21, evening the season record at 2-2. The Flyers took advantage of four Tiger turnovers (2 fumbles, 2 interceptions) to get their first win of the season. Travis Chmielewski caught two Tiger touchdown passes, the second which tied the game at 14-14 [...]

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Hosting neighborly rival Zimmerman Sept. 14, Princeton football trailed 25-7 early in the second half, but the Tigers rallied before falling 25-21 for their first loss of the 2012 season. The Thunder, ranked 9th in Class 4A Football, are now 10-0 in Granite Ridge games since joining the conference last season. Billy McClay’s 20-yard TD reception [...]

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Princeton Football raised its 2012 record to 2-0 after defeating Mound-Westonka 21-6 in the Sept. 7 home-opener, a non-conference match. The Tigers next host rival neighbor Zimmerman on Friday, Sept. 14. More Granite Ridge Conference scores from Sept. 7: Becker 46, Foley 7;   Zimmerman 55, Milaca 14;  St. Cloud Cathedral 39, Little Falls 14;   Albany [...]

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