In a normal year, this would be week one of the regular season for high school football but 2015 is anything but normal. Thanks to a one-year shift in availability of the Prep Bowl venue, Minnesota high school football started two weeks early.
Week one of the high school football season is in the books even though the state fair hasn't started yet. With the adjusted schedule for prep football this season, games started a couple weeks earlier than normal.
Roseville Area High School kicks off the 2015 football season on Saturday night with a trip to Burnsville for a game with the Blaze. Based on last year's records, it should be a close, competitive game.
The Roseville Area High School girls cross country team saw its streak of consecutive appearances in the state meet snapped last fall. The Raiders had qualified for the previous five state meets before falling short in 2014.
If it seems as though the football season starts earlier and earlier every year, this year you would be right. Because of stadium availability issues for the Prep Bowl, the 2015 high school football season starts two weeks earlier than normal.