From modest beginnings in the 1970s, the Lumberjack Jaunt Nordic Ski Race has evolved into one of the longest-running winter traditions in the Brainerd lakes area.
The event will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sunday, Feb.
When you make only 29 percent of your shots, and grab only six offensive rebounds, it limits your productivity.
That was the scenario for the Brainerd Warriors in a Section 8-4A game Thursday night against the Moorhead Spuds at Brainerd High School.
It might have been the sky scraping punts during the semifinals of the Class 5A state football tournament at the Metrodome.
Or his consistent performance during Brainerd's 12-game win streak and the Warriors' run to the Class 5A state championship game.
A Brainerd Warrior team that many may have overlooked can no longer be taken lightly.
The Warriors parlayed precise free throw shooting and tight defense into a 46-43 Central Lakes Conference win Friday night at Brainerd High School.