Prep Football Notepad: Late night, big crowd for North’s first practice

Norman North may already be ahead of the game after one day of football practice. That’s because the Timberwolves are already two practices into the preseason.

Putting together its own version of midnight madness, coach Brent Barnes’ program actually got things going around 11 p.m. Sunday night at the North practice field, though actual practice did not begin until midnight struck, keeping North