EP 98: A Prep Bowl Bank Heist Preview with KARE 11’s Craig Norkus!

The co-host of KARE 11’s Prep Preview show, Craig Norkus makes his second appearance on the podcast this year to help the guys set up the State Football Semifinals in Class 6A, 5A, and beyond this week!

They start by breaking down all four quarterfinal matchups in the large school division from last week, starting with Craig’s impressions of an impressive Edina win over Stillwater on Thursday night. He talks sophomore QB Mason West and all the weapons the Hornets have available in their impending matchup with Eden Prairie this week (3:32). They also talk Eden Prairie’s dominance in the trenches over North (10:43), including some bullet point board material that the podcast fired up the Eagles with last week. Also discussed is Centennial’s dominant display of revenge from last year’s quarterfinal loss to Rosemount (18:25), and Lakeville South’s dramtic finish to knock off East Ridge and punch their ticket back to U.S. Bank Stadium (25:00).

They discuss Class 5A starting at (28:25), including a matchup worthy of a State Championship game, and talk Gopher commit Koi Perich and some of the teams involved in the Class 4A and Class 3A tourneys this week in Minneapolis at (38:16).

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