Seventeen high school football teams from around Minnesota will participate in Zero Week. Zero week allows teams to start playing games one week earlier than other teams if they take one complete week off of practice and games later in the season. Games this year on August 24th and 25th include:
Holy Angels at Edina
St. Paul Humboldt at Columbia Heights
Mesabi East at Eveleth-Gilbert
Minnetonka at Arrowhead (Hartland, Wis.)
Lewiston-Altura at Cochrane-Fountain City, Wis.
Bertha-Hewitt at Hancock
Minnesota Valley Lutheran at United South Central
Wheaton at Underwood
Houston (Texas) Episcopal at Hopkins
Russell-Tyler-Ruthton at Pipestone
Last year 12 teams took part in the first ever Zero Week program. Practice for All Football teams, and all High School teams starts on August 13th.