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Orono Football Upends Cooper

Exciting finish seals 22-13 road win. Since the move to District football schedules, the toughest part of Orono’s schedule comes when they step up to play 5A schools.  That test for 2020 started on Friday night against the #8 class 5A Cooper Hawks.  Orono was looking to build on it’s dominant win at Benilde St

Spartans Dominate in Season Opener

High school football is back!  On a beautiful October evening, coach McPherson took his 2020 Orono Spartans on the road against an always tough and well prepared Benilde St. Margaret’s team.   The Orono formula of running behind a big and tough offensive line with a duel threat rushing attack combined with a run stuffing turnover

Registration for Football is Open

Here is the link for MyPaymentPlus access.  There is no more FeePay. The link can be found on the front page of the district website.   The parents will need to be registered and then they can register for the sports they choose.  Please note:  The directions on this link, follow them it will help and

Orono Football – Graduates & College Football Players

Orono Football is looking to put together a list of all former Orono HS Football players that went on to play in college and the pros.  If you know of someone or if you have played, please reach out to Coach McPherson with your information (  Please list your name, years played at Orono, college

Spartans Football Battle for Big Win on Senior Night

On a snowy and blustery night more suited to mid November, Orono played it’s final home game of the regular season against section rival Holy Angels.   It was big night in many ways for the Spartans and the game turned into a classic late season high school football contest that saw the Spartans emerge from

Spartans Send 5 Wrestlers to State

10 boys placed in the 5AA Section tournament Saturday. With the top two place winners in each weight earning the right to compete in the state tournament, Orono is sending 5 boys to St. Paul this weekend at the Xcel Energy Center. Two Spartans were crowned Section Champions and 3 others placed 2nd. Senior returning

Spartan Wrestling Win Section 5AA Team Title

Orono made school history Saturday by winning their 1st ever Section 5AA team title against Totino-Grace (TG) 42-33. The Spartans have come a long way in the past 9 years. With just four boys on varsity in 2011 and talk of a forced merger with Mound Westonka, kids, coaches, parents, and the school’s Activities Director