Daniel Hudrlik is just a junior.
For many who have watched him start for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers boys basketball team since he was an eighth-grader that's hard to remember.
That and the fact he's one of the most powerful post players around.
Marlee Moore was out of action for almost a month.
A concussion, then Christmas break held the junior post player for the Lake Region Christian Hornets off the basketball court for three and-a-half weeks.
Then came the St. Francis tournament Jan.
Jerod Novak's biggest battle this season has been with himself.
Or his understanding of when to be aggressive and when to be patient.
The Aitkin Gobblers' 152-pounder has been aggressively picking up wins this season like he did Jan.
Lacy Hiltner has suffered through a one-win season.
The junior helped the Pillager Huskies girls basketball team double that number last year.
So when a three-game winning streak comes around there is reason to celebrate.
My resolution for 2014 is to accept change with open arms.
For instance, as you sit in your favorite chair reading this column with a warm cup of coffee or read it online at your desk on your office computer, I will have new management.
Maria Hauer just missed her goal.
The Little Falls senior remained unbeaten, however, as she skied to a first-place 30:02 to lead the Flyers to the team title Friday during the Brainerd Invitational at Northland Arboretum in Brainerd.
The Flyers fit their nickname well Friday.
Little Falls flocked together to post a winning score of 374 during the Brainerd Invitational at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd.
"Before the race, we talked about: No.