2013 may be recalled as the Year of the Warriors.
The Brainerd boys basketball team qualified for its first state tournament since 1991.
Brainerd's football team played for a state championship for the first time in program history.
Through the season's first four meets, Brainerd's Joey Stromberg is unbeaten in two events.
The senior piled on to his victory total in Friday's Brainerd Boys Swimming and Diving Invitational and helped the Warriors to the team title.
Alex Stone and the Brainerd Warrior girls team hope to roll again this winter.
Already a 2-time state meet qualifier, the freshman returns to seize the Warriors' No. 1 position that her graduated sister, Savannah, maintained for years.