COLLEGEVILLE - It's apparently just not meant to be when the Staples-Motley Cardinals play the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters in the postseason.
For five straight years, the Cardinals have lost to Sauk Centre in subsection or section championship games.
ST. PAUL - When Mike Barthel resigned as Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale's head coach shortly before the start of the wrestling season, 68-year-old former Raiders head coach Steve Techam applied, got the job and came out of retirement.
Two relay teams received the highest seeds for the Brainerd Warriors as they head to the Class 2A state swimming and diving meet Thursday through Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.
Casey Biever and Sam Adams became friends as Brainerd High School students who shared a passion for wrestling and the outdoors.
Biever qualified for the Class 3A state wrestling tournament his junior season.
Beth Etterman became one of the elite gymnasts in the history of the Brainerd Warriors gymnastics program by capturing a state championship Saturday night at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis.