Athlete of the Week | | Brainerd, Minnesota

There is no hiding Mathew Massmann's goals. The senior for the Little Falls Flyers Nordic ski team writes them down. Then he tells one person and that one person, along with himself, has to hold him accountable.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:03pm

Maria Hauer is prepared to be the best. The Little Falls Flyers senior has the physical attributes to become the most heralded Nordic skier in school history.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:03pm

Of all the scenarios to make the final cut for the Chase for the Championship, Paul Menard’s is the easiest to understand. He has to lead the most laps and win Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at the Richmond International Raceway. He also needs Martin Truex Jr. to finish last or Ryan N...

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 4:44pm

Maria Hauer has been there before. If she makes it again, she's got bigger and better on her mind. The Little Falls Flyers junior has already competed in four state Nordic ski meets. Her top finish came last year as she placed 42nd.

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 12:31am

Drey Loge is pinning down a memorable season. The senior for the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team is 17-0 this season with three individual championships. The three-year varsity captain isn't just winning.

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 12:29am

Brittany Kelley knew immediately what needed to be done. When the Pine River-Backus Tigers senior forward learned her teammate and friend, Tatum Sheley, would miss playing time because of an injury, she went to work. Kelley hit the gym.

Fri, 12/07/2012 - 11:40pm

ittle Falls left northern Minnesota stumpfed. For the first time in the three-year history of the Flyers' hockey team's northern tour, the Flyers swept Hibbing, Virginia and International Falls to open the season 3-0.

Fri, 12/07/2012 - 11:39pm

Devin Strack is the smallest of Pillager's three-headed rushing attack. He's also the most explosive. The senior running back is a big play waiting to happen.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 10:33pm

Dallas Ehrmantraut is getting involved. The senior athlete's increased work load is a conscious decision by the Verndale Pirates coaching staff, which has found new ways to get Ehrmantraut the ball.

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 10:18pm

Bridget Bednar got offensive this year. The junior was already supplying quality defense at the net, but her offense has been a pleasant surprise for the Pierz Pioneers.

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 10:17pm