Matt Neururer is an unconventional track and field athlete.
He's a distance runner who also high jumps. Or, the way things have gone, he's a high jumper who is also really good at running long distances.
Jaelin Beachy is never far from track and field advice.
First there is Staples-Motley head coach Jerry Reck.
"What is amazing to me about her is we get to a meet and she is just focused on what needs to be done and then she does it," said Reck.
PILLAGER - Teresa and Sarah Moenkedick each went 3-4 with a double to lead No. 5 Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale to a 10-2 upset over No. 4 Pillager in Tuesday's South Subsection 6-1A quarterfinals.
Jordyn Glenz added a double and three RBIs for the Raiders.
There are individuals in the Fort Ripley area who believe I already am.
Regardless of their bias, this summer I'll be working toward becoming a loser.
In fact, the bigger the loser I become the better I will be.
Josh Wenzel suffered through last season.
It wasn't easy for the Little Falls senior who sat out his entire junior year with a broken foot.
It was a frustrating time for the Flyer, who bleeds baseballs.
"I can't even describe it," he said.
Courtney Ryan went for a personal best.
Sarah Yeh wanted to try something new.
They both accomplished their goals Tuesday in helping the Brainerd Warriors to first place at the Brainerd Invite.
Ryan posted a 12.