Technically, the prep football season in Minnesota begins today.
Most school start Friday and Wadena-Deer Creek is one of them. Nearly three months ago, Wadena was terrorized by a tornado that ripped through the down. Construction efforts are on-going, but that is ot stopping students from getting ready for the season.
WDC opens the season at Park Rapids Area. Kick-off is 7 p.m.
Winning would be nice. But at this point, WDC might have already claimed a victory by getting ready for the season. Natural disasters often force families to leave and put schools in a position of having fewer students. Not in Wadena where families have stayed to rebuild and their children are playing sports.
To read more about Wadena and what it is had to overcome, check out tomorrow’s story by Ryan S. Clark in The Forum.