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Focus on the Finals - Previewing All 7 SD HS Football Championship Games

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With the SD HS Football Championships set for Thursday through Saturday at USD's DakotaDome, check out the game  previews on the seven classes are prepared by Genz. The previews include stats, comments and notes about the teams involved. Plus, Genz, along with Sports Director Erik Thorstenson and sports anchor Matt Peterson make their final picks of the playoffs. It is a must read. More>>

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Focus on the Semifinals - SD Prep Playoffs Hit Semifinal Round

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Check out the Focus on the Semifinals, in which Genz provides an in-depth preview of all the games on Friday and Saturday in South Dakota's seven prep football classes. In addition, Genz, along with Sports Director Erik Thorstenson and sports anchor Matt Peterson again make their picks of every game. Don't miss it. Tell us if you agree with these "so-called experts." More>>

HS Football Scoreboard

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Scores for October 24th. More>>

Focus on the Playoffs - 2nd Rd - KSFY Sports Trio Make Picks

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Check out the Focus on the Playoffs blog that looks at the second round for all several classes. Genz provides a short preview on each game. Genz, KSFY-TV Sports Director Erik Thorstenson and sports anchor Matt Peterson again make their picks. Do you agree? More>>

Focus on the Playoffs 1st Round - KSFY Sports "Experts" Make Picks

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Check out the Focus on the Playoffs blog, which includes Genz's "Quick Takes" on the first-round matchups in this year's SD prep football playoffs. In addition, for the first-time, Genz along with Sports Director Erik Thorstenson and sports anchor Matt Peterson make picks in all the games. See wjo these "so-called experts" think will win. More>>

Focus on Five #9 - Iowa Rivalry; ESD Battle & More Previewed

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Check out this week's Focus on Five as Genz previews key matchups. Among the games featured is the Iowa rivalry contest between #8 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (7-1) and Central Lyon-George/Little Rock (6-2). In SD, previews include 11AA #5 Harrisburg (3-4) and 11AAA #3 Brandon Valley (5-2); 11A #2 West Central (5-2) at Tea Area (4-3); 11B #5 Parkston (6-1) at rival Bon Homme (5-2); and 9AA #1 Garretson (7-0) at 9B Canistota (3-4). More>>

Gridiron Blitz #9 - Running Downhill Key to Warbirds' Attack

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Check out the Gridiron Blitz, the prep football blog at KSFY TV that provides an insider's look at what is happening on the football field. This week, Genz takes a look at a program that features an offensive attack that "runs downhill." This feature and much more, including insights, stats and other information are included in the latest Gridiron Blitz. Don't miss it. More>>

Focus on Five #8 - City Rivals Meet, ESD Battle and More

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Check out the KSFY Focus on Five Preview for week eight in which Genz breaks down top games in the area. This week, a Friday night rivalry doubleheader at Howard Wood Field will include #2 Roosevelt vs. arch-rival O'Gorman and #1 Lincoln (7-0) battling Washington (3-4). Also, 11AA #1 Pierre hosts 11AAA #3 Brandon Valley while in 11B, Redfield-Doland hosts #5 Parkston. In addition, 9B #5 St. Mary will host 9AA #1 Arlington. More>>

Gridiron Blitz #8 - Winner Keeps Rolling

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Don't miss this week's Gridiron Blitz, the prep football insider's report in which Genz breaks down classes, provides insights and information, and provides all the stats you can handle. In this Blitz, you will find a feature on Winner and its state-best 18-game winning streak, a piece on the 350-yard rushers this season and all the teams trending in various classes. Check it out. More>>

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  • Focus on Five - Traditional Rivalries Highlight Games

    Focus on Five - Traditional Rivalries Highlight Games

    Friday, October 11 2013 9:08 AM EDT2013-10-11 13:08:37 GMT
    As prep football turns the corner and eyes the playoffs at the end of October, this week's Focus on Five preview features a number of rivalry matchups. Two matchups involve traditional rivals and rankedMore >>
    Check out this week's Focus on Five in which Genz breaks down a number of top games, many of them rivalry matchups. The prep football insider's preview includes 11AA #1 Pierre at #2 Yankton, 11A #2 Dell Rapids at #4 West Central, 11B Bon Homme at Wagner, 9AA #1 Arlington visiting 9B Castlewood and 9A #5 Potter County hosting 9B Eureka-Bowdle.More >>
  • Gridiron Blitz #7

    Gridiron Blitz #7

    Thursday, October 10 2013 7:17 PM EDT2013-10-10 23:17:33 GMT
    Austin Dossett's season wasn't going the way he had hoped. On the verge of losing his starting position, the senior running back for Chester Area sent a text to his head coach Brad Benson asking for oneMore >>
    Check out the Gridiron Blitz, an insider's look at prep football in the area. Genz breaks down the classes and provides a look at a special performance by Chester Area's Austin Dossett as well as a couple of backs standing tall. In addition, there are plenty of stats, facts and insights.More >>
  • Focus on Five #6 - More Big Matchups This Week

    Focus on Five #6 - More Big Matchups This Week

    Thursday, October 3 2013 6:32 PM EDT2013-10-03 22:32:50 GMT
    As the prep football stage hits passes the midpoint of the regular season, week five is full of exciting matchups, including a contest between 11AA #2 Mitchell (3-1) and 11AAA #2 Sioux Falls RooseveltMore >>
    Check out the Focus on Five preview for week six. As the prep football stage passes the midpoint of the regular season, Genz provides another prep football insider's preview on top matchups, including 11AA #2 Mitchell at 11AAA #2 Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 11A #1 Madison at 11A #4 Tea Area, 11A #2 West Central hosting 11B #4 Canton, 11AA #5 Yankton visiting 11AA #3 Watertown, and 9B #5 Dell Rapids St. Mary at 9AA #4 Deubrook.More >>
  • Gridiron Blitz #6 - Avon Back in Title Picture

    Gridiron Blitz #6 - Avon Back in Title Picture

    Thursday, October 3 2013 6:31 PM EDT2013-10-03 22:31:54 GMT
    When I watched 9B #2 Avon dismantle then 9AA #1 Gregory in week two, 34-14, I felt Avon was a team that was definitely back in the title picture, a year after a rare 6-4 season. Now three weeks later,More >>
    Don't miss this week's Gridiron Blitz in which Genz breaks down prep football in the area. In this football insider's report, you will be treated to a story on how Avon is one of the favorites in 9B, as well as insights and notes about all seven classes. In addition, the blog provides up-to-date career stats on some of the state's top performers. Check it out.More >>
  • Focus on Five #5

    Focus on Five #5

    Thursday, September 26 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-09-26 22:27:41 GMT
    As the prep football stage hits passes the midpoint of the regular season, week five is full of outstanding matchups, including a #1 vs. #2 battle on Friday in Madison. Our Focus on Five this week willMore >>
    Don't miss this week's Focus on Five preview, in which Genz breaks down the top games in the area. Featured this week is 11A #1 West Central vs. #2 Madison; 11B #2 at #4 Parkston; 11AAA #3 Brandon Valley at #5 SF Washington on their homecoming; plus 9A #1 Howard at upstart Menno-Marion and 9AA #2 Garretson on the road at unbeaten Alcester-Hudson.More >>
  • Gridiron Blitz #5 - Regular Season Hits Halfway Point

    Gridiron Blitz #5 - Regular Season Hits Halfway Point

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-09-25 21:00:17 GMT
    As a high school kid, some years ago, I remember heading to Gordon's Card Parlor after football practice for a few pops and to hear the points rack up on the noisy pinball machines as frowns often wereMore >>
    With prep football hitting the mid-point of the regular season, Genz breaks down week four. Check out his insights, notes and stats in the Gridiron Blitz, the best insider's report on the prep football scene in the area.More >>
  • Focus on Five #4 - Three 11AAA vs. 11AA Matchups Among Featured Games

    Focus on Five #4 - Three 11AAA vs. 11AA Matchups Among Featured Games

    Friday, September 20 2013 2:25 PM EDT2013-09-20 18:25:23 GMT
    As the prep football stage hits week four, the prep scene is again dotted with top games sure to keep the football-watching public entranced. It will be interesting to see how the 11AAA vs. 11AA matchupsMore >>
    Check out the Focus on Five matchups this week, in which Genz breaks down the three games pitting ranked teams from 11AAA and 11AA; the 11B rivalry matchup between#5 Wagner and #4 Parkston; as well as the 9-man battle between 9B # Canistota and up-and-coming Menno-Marion.More >>
  • Gridiron Blitz #4

    Gridiron Blitz #4

    Friday, September 20 2013 2:19 PM EDT2013-09-20 18:19:48 GMT
    The South Dakota prep football scene has been dotted with a lot of offense through three weeks of the 2013 season. A total of 128 teams have scored 30 points or more as play heads into week four. ThisMore >>
    Don't miss this week's Gridiron Blitz, as Genz breaks down the classes, including insights, facts and stats about various teams. Check out this blog and get insider's information on what's happening in prep football in the area.More >>
  • Focus on Five #3 - Dakota Bowl, Pair of #1 vs. #2 Matchups Featured

    Focus on Five #3 - Dakota Bowl, Pair of #1 vs. #2 Matchups Featured

    Thursday, September 12 2013 4:53 PM EDT2013-09-12 20:53:26 GMT
    As the prep football stage hits week three, quality matchups continue to dot the landscape. This week, there are a pair of #1 vs. #2 matchups are part of the Focus on Five matchups. Perhaps the most anticipatedMore >>
    Don't miss this week's Focus on Five previews. Get your prep insider's infor as Genz analyzes the Dakota Bowl matchup with O'G and Washington as well as two #1 vs. #2 games, including Roosevelt-Lincoln and Pierre-Mitchell. Other previews include Tea Area vs. Dell Rapids in 11A, and 9AA Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan traveling to 9A Howard.More >>
  • Focus on Five #2

    Focus on Five #2

    Friday, September 6 2013 9:53 AM EDT2013-09-06 13:53:17 GMT
    Looking at the numbers from the opening weekend of South Dakota prep football shows that teams came out of fall practice with a lot of offensive energy. A total of 48 teams scored at least 30 points orMore >>
    Make sure to check out the KSFY Focus on Five preview of top games this weekend. Our prep football blogger, Dan Genzler, provides an insider's look at five highly anticipated games, including both President's Bowl matchups (O'Gorman-Lincoln; Roosevelt-Washington) on Saturday as well as the Canistota-BEE, Gregory-Avon and Dell Rapids-Madison contests on Friday.More >>
  • Gridiron Blitz #2

    Gridiron Blitz #2

    Friday, September 6 2013 9:51 AM EDT2013-09-06 13:51:03 GMT
    President's and FCA Bowls to This Week's Matchups Annually football fans are treated to top matchups in the President's Bowl and FCA Bowl held in Sioux Falls every year. This year, the President's BowlMore >>
    Check out the Gridiron Blitz, the most complete prep football blog in the area. This info-packed insider's look at the prep scene provides insights stats, notes, history, and more. Here is the Genz's take on week one.More >>
  • Focus on Five - Week 1

    Focus on Five - Week 1

    Thursday, August 29 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-08-29 16:44:11 GMT
    As the season opens, the schedule is dotted with games that are "must see." But that shouldn't be a surprise. Every year, we are treated to a smorgasbord of outstanding matchups, whether rivalry gamesMore >>
    Check out our first "Focus on Five," a prep football insider's look at some of the top games in the area. We feature West Lyon and Central Lyon/George-Little Rock on Thursday; #1 SF Roosevelt at #5 Brandon Valley  on Saturday; 11AA #2 Pierre vs. #5 Watertown on Saturday; 9AA #1 Gregory vs. 9A #1 Colome, Friday and Hanson at 9B #1 Canistota, on Friday.More >>

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