Maresh is finding his way at Iowa Western

One of the top returning tacklers in the JUCO ranks this year is Iowa Western LB Sam Maresh (6-3, 235). After a solid 2010 season, the sure-tackling prospect hopes someone will give him a chance to return to playing D-1 football after not making the most of his opportunities out of high school...
July 8, 2011

Sam Maresh Found With Tumor in Left Calf

Sam Maresh, a 6-foot-3, 250-pound linebacker from Champlin Park who underwent open heart surgery on June 26 and was recently cleared to play football, was discovered to have a tumor in his left calf, according to a CaringBridge website set up by the family. Maresh was considered one of the Gophers' top signees and a potential freshman starter.
February 17, 2009

Sam Maresh talks about his comeback

Sam Maresh, a 6-foot-3, 235-pound linebacker from Champlin Park, underwent open heart surgery on June 26 after a doctor discovered a congenital heart defect, an aortic valve with a serious leak and an enlarged ventricle. Maresh was considered one of the Gophers' top signees and a potential freshman starter. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Maresh after Saturday's win to learn the latest.
August 30, 2008

Sam Maresh to Undergo Open-Heart Surgery

Sam Maresh, a 6-foot-3, 235-pound linebacker, will undergo open heart surgery June 26 after a doctor discovered a congenital heart defect, an aortic valve with a serious leak and an enlarged ventricle. Maresh held a news conference at Champlin Park to discuss a recently discovered medical condition. Maresh was considered one of the Gophers' top signees and a potential freshman starter.
June 10, 2008

Sam Maresh to Talk About Heart Condition

The family of Minnesota freshman-to-be football student-athlete Sam Maresh, a 6-foot-3, 235-pound linebacker, will hold a news conference today at 4 p.m. at Champlin Park High School to discuss a recently discovered medical condition. Maresh was discovered to have a heart murmur and a doctor discovered a congenital heart defect, an aortic valve with a serious leak and an enlarged ventricle.
June 10, 2008

Brewster Lives Up To Recruiting Hype

Gophers coach Tim Brewster came to Minnesota with a reputation for being a first-class recruiter, and his first class of recruits reflects that despite coming off a 1-11 season.
February 8, 2008

Class AAAAA Section Final Schedule

The Minnesota state boy's high school football section finals will be played this weekend. There are five number seeds still alive, including the top two teams in the state, Eden Prairie and Cretin Derham Hall, who have three Minnesota football commitments on their combined rosters.
November 1, 2007

Tuesday Class AAAAA Playoff Results

The Class AAAAA football playoffs began Tuesday with the section semifinals Saturday. Several future Minnesota Gophers saw their teams win their first round matchups, such as Sam Maresh of Champlain Park, Brendan Kelly from Holy Angeles, John Nance and Shady Salamon from Cretin Derham Hall and Ryan Grant of Eden Prairie. However, Cooper's Roszell Gayden saw his career end with a playoff loss.
October 23, 2007