The Central Lakes College Raiders are the hottest team in the Northern Division, riding a 10-game winning streak entering this weekend's Minnesota College Athletic Conference/Region 13 tournament at Anoka-Ramsey.
The ups and downs of Jalynn Lamb's sophomore season mirror those of the Central Lakes College Raiders.
Lamb struggled to find her shot on a consistent basis in the early part of the season while the Raiders struggled offensively as a team.
Central Lakes College men's head coach Jim Russell was honored Wednesday night for his 300th win on Dec. 14. His players gave him another reason to celebrate with a 70-48 win over Fond Du Lac in the divisional home opener for the Raiders.
Six weeks ago, head coach Jim Russell and the Central Lakes Raiders were in a strange place with an 0-3 record to start season.
A year ago, Kevin Kuefler was on the bench with a torn anterior cruciate ligament cheering on his teammates.