After he rushed for 387 yards and four touchdowns in Maple Grove's season-opening 34-7 victory over Osseo, it's safe to say Evan Hull's summer spent working out and preparing for the season has already paid dividends.
The victory was the first for the Bears since Oct. 9, 2015. And it came in their first game since coach Ryan Bartlett began his battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which he discovered last winter but is now in remission.
First the Jaguars lost a key running back to injury. Then they lost a big lead to a furious Spartans rally, only to score on a 15-yard touchdown pass in the final minute to escape with a 42-35 victory.