Grand Rapids recorded the largest margin of victory in Minnesota high school football in 90 years Thursday night, posting an 89-0 win over visiting Hibbing in a Northeast Red subdistrict game.

According to Minnesota State High School League records — admittedly unofficial due to sporadic record keeping over the years — the last time a game saw a similar margin of victory was in 1930 when Mahnomen defeated Moorhead Reserve 89-0.

The last time a Minnesota team scored more points — again according to the MSHSL — was the 90 points Blue Earth scored in 1966.

Grand Rapids (6-0) led 68-0 at halftime, aided by three interception returns for touchdowns in a 40-point second quarter.

Hibbing announced earlier in the day that it is ending fall activities due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. Therefore, Duluth Denfeld will play at Hermantown in a Section 7AAAA semifinal at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Duluth activities will cease the following day for at least four weeks.

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Grand Rapids (6-0), the top-ranked Class AAAA team according to the Quality Ratings Formula on, will have a first-round bye in Section 8AAAA and host Detroit Lakes in the semifinals Saturday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m.

Hibbing 0-0-0-0—0

Grand Rapids 28-40-14-7—89

GR — Caden Hofstad 4 run (Nic Langlois kick)

GR — John Bonner 5 run (Langlois kick)

GR — Dane Kennedy 28 pass from Trent Johnson (Langlois kick)

GR — Max Bergman 50 run (Langlois kick)

GR — Kennedy 32 interception return (Langlois kick)

GR — Dom Provinzino 18 interception return (kick failed)

GR — Derek Erdman 15 interception return (kick failed)

GR — Kennedy 50 run (Langlois kick)

GR — Kennedy 28 interception return (Langlois kick)

GR — Bonner 7 run (Langlois kick)

GR — Bergman 28 run (Langlois kick)

GR — Ethan Florek 35 run (Langlois kick)

GR — Jack Cleveland 1 run (Langlois kick)