Normally, in the years that I've written a Sports Santa column, I've tried to be witty, maybe even humorous, poking fun at college and pro coaches and athletes who do stupid things or offer gift ideas for celebrities and area coaches.
Brainerd's boys team finished 10th in Section 5 last season and qualified Thor Linnerooth for the state meet.
Linnerooth and Taylor Finger have graduated from the section team, leaving a young crew that will build for the future.
very Brainerd Warrior's goal is to win an individual championship in the Paul Bunyan
Invitational, which the Warriors have hosted annually for 46 years.
Bryton Mutz was a particularly motivated Warrior this season.