Monday, November 5, 2012
Faribault's Bethelehem Academy football earns first trip to state in school history
By Brendan Burnett-Kurie, Faribault Daily News
Blooming Prairie, Minn.
|Mike Beckmann (64) douses Bethlehem Academy coach Scott Hanson with water to celebrate the coach’s first-ever section title and his first win over Blooming Prairie in 10 years at the helm. (Brendan Burnett-Kurie/Daily News)|
A historic night for Bethlehem Academy coalesced in one beautiful moment.
The Cardinals followed the lead of senior safety Tim Angell, ran across the field to the bleachers and began belting their fight song — louder, prouder and more heartfelt than any other time this season — as the Cardinal faithful desperately reached over the chain-link fence, fingers outstretched as they tried to touch something tangible to prove this wasn’t a dream.
It wasn’t. The Cardinals (9-2) had just earned their first berth in the state tournament in school history.
On a cold Friday night the Cardinals were the hottest thing in town, scoring three touchdowns in four minutes spanning...
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