State Football: Minnetonka Skippers Play Eden Prairie on Friday
The Minnetonka High School Football team has advanced to the Class AAAAAA State Tournament and will play against Eden Prairie at the Metrodome.
The Minnetonka Skippers Football team has advanced to the state football tournament for the first time since 2004 when the Skippers were the 2004 State Champions.
After finishing the regular season with a 3-5 record, the team has won its last two games. The Skippers defeated Hopkins on Oct. 26 in the first-round of sectional playoffs. The team then beat the previously undefeated Maple Grove Crimson 17-3 on Nov. 2.
The Skippers will play Eden Prairie on Friday, Nov. 9. The game starts at 8 p.m. at the Metrodome. If you can't make the game, check out our live audio on Minnetonka Patch.
Advanced ticket sales will take place at the Pagel Activity Center ticket office on Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ticket prices are $9 for adults and $6 for students. Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance, to avoid long lines at the Metrodome.
High school student fan buses are available for $5. There is a minimum of 60 students per bus. An announcement will be made Thursday at 2:30 p.m. if there are enough students to ride a fan bus, if not refunds will be granted.
Students can sign-up for the fan bus when they purchase their ticket at the Pagel Center. The bus will leave from the Pagel Center at 6:45 p.m. on Friday.