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Verndale football

November 11, 2016
Hillcrest's Kyler Newman (32) skirted a wall of Verndale defenders in Friday's Section 4, Class Nine-man titlel game at the Fargodome. Going after the elusive Hillcrest back were Verndale's Jordan Brownlow (31), Jarret Kveton (33), Tyler Willis (58) and Josh Bounds (19). Newman gained 166 yards on 28 carries and scored two touchdowns as the Comets upset the Pirates 20-14. Photo by Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Pirates fall short with 20-14 loss to Comets
November 11, 2016 - 8:15am
November 6, 2016
Verndale receiver Mac Schluttner (7) made a leaping catch in the back of the end zone for a touchdown in last Tuesday's 48-2 Section 4 playoff victory over Underwood. Trailing Schluttner on the play was Underwood's Nate Toenies (15). Photo by Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
It's back to Fargodome for unbeaten Verndale
November 6, 2016 - 8:15am
October 29, 2016
Pirates end regular season with perfect record
October 29, 2016 - 8:15am
October 22, 2016
State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
October 22, 2016 - 12:10am
October 16, 2016
Verndale's Taylor Willis (28) looked for running room during the first half of Friday's battle with Section 4 rival Underwood. Other players in on the action included Underwood's Nate Toenies (15), Levi Blaskowski (33) and Jordan Gedde (14) along with Verndale's Mac Schluttner (7) and Samuel Moore (55). Verndale defeated Underwood 47-0 to remain undefeated. Photo by Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Jones, defense carries Pirates past Rockets
October 16, 2016 - 12:10am
October 8, 2016
Verndale's Tyler Willis (58) and Dan Deppa (18) zeroed in on Rothsay running back Jacob Christ (23) in Friday's Homecoming game at Mahlen Field. The hometown Pirates racked up a 57-6 victory over the Tigers. Photo by Brian hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Pirates pummel Tigers 57-6 to remain undefeated
October 8, 2016 - 8:15am
October 1, 2016
Weniger, Pirates lasso Mustangs 52-8
October 1, 2016 - 12:10am
September 23, 2016
Luke Weniger (2) set sail on a first quarter touchdown run Friday night to put Verndale ahead of Bertha-Hewitt 6-0 in a game between two undefeated teams. Photo by Brian Hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Pirates shut out Bears 20-0 Friday
September 23, 2016 - 8:15am
September 17, 2016
Hillcrest quarterback Sean McGuire (7) fired a pass past leaping Verndale defender Samuel Moore (55) during first half action Friday evening in Fergus Falls. The Pirtates intercepted six Hillcrest passes, notched five quarterback sacks and recovered one fumble in beating Hillcrest 18-0. Photo by Brian Hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Pirates bushwhack Comets in first quarter
September 17, 2016 - 8:15am
September 10, 2016
Dan Deppa (18) and Samuel Moore (55) opened a big hole for Verndale quarterback Mack Jones (1) in the first quarter of Friday’s game with Brandon-Evansville. Jones punched in the game's first touchdown from 12 yards out. Verndale was a 34-20 winner in their season opener. Photo by Brian Hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Pirates sail past Chargers 34-20
September 10, 2016 - 8:15am
September 3, 2016
Letterman Mack Jones (1) is one of the eight returning starters from last year's Verndale football team. The Pirates are banking on strength, speed and a strong passing game to overcome a lack of size and depth on the offensive line. Photo by Brian Hansel
Pirates have eight starters back for 2016 campaign
September 3, 2016 - 12:10am
December 7, 2015
Orlando, Blaha named to Class Nine-man football team
December 7, 2015 - 12:10am
October 23, 2015
Pirates keep heat on Rockets in 30-22 playoff loss
October 23, 2015 - 12:10am
October 18, 2015
Pirates ramble past Laporte 38-0
October 18, 2015 - 8:15am
October 11, 2015
Jones, Pirates hand Falcons 46-7 loss
October 11, 2015 - 8:15am