Coming off a school-record performance, Rachelle LeBlanc is poised to make noise at state.
The Little Falls junior gymnast won the Section 8-1A all-around Feb. 16 with a school-record 38.05 to advance to her third state competition, which is 11 a.m.
EJ Ziegler is branching out.
At 6-foot-4, the Pillager Huskies senior is one of the taller Class 1A players in the area.
Because of that, he's owned the paint against opposing teams.
But the post player is broadening his attack of the basket.
Few would call a major knee injury a blessing in disguise.
But the Pine River-Backus Tigers basketball team made the most of Tatum Sheley's bad situation.
Sheley, a five-year varsity starter, tore her ACL during a July AAU basketball tournament.
Twelve area skiers with a combined 25 years of state meet experience will compete for all-state accolades Thursday (Feb. 14).
Highlighting the skiing caravan is Brainerd's Zean Baker. The senior will ski in his fourth state meet.