If Gabe Ploof wasn't playing baseball last summer he was driving to a ballpark to play it later.
The Little Falls senior dedicated himself to the sport he grew up loving.
The work paid off for Ploof, a younger senior age wise.
EAST GULL LAKE - Few have enjoyed the opportunity to scream "hole-in-one."
Even fewer have enjoyed that moment three times. That number decreases more when Nos. 2 and 3 happen less than a week apart.
Let's go one further.
It's been a long two weeks for the Brainerd Lumberjacks.
After losing a game it should have won, the Lumberjacks suffered through a bye week before finally being able to get a chance to redeem themselves 4 p.m.
EAST GULL LAKE - Dakota Waverek used his brain Wednesday.
The Staples-Motley Cardinals junior shot an even-par 72 for second place at the Cardinal Invite on the Dutch Legacy at Cragun's Legacy Courses to help the Cardinals to a first-place 302.
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.
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