Being a catcher and a goaltender both involve catching, stopping and blocking either a softball or a puck.
During her junior year, Sara Wennerstrand has been a starter at both critical positions for Brainerd Warrior teams.
Every team needs a vocal leader. Mikaela Chandler fulfills that requirement for the Brainerd softball team along with being one of the Warriors' top players.
The senior first baseman is one of the team's captains and takes that responsibility seriously.
American National banked a 30.5-13.5 victory May 9 over Edward Jones to claim a 3.5-point lead in the men's league standings at Cragun's Legacy Courses.
Shep's on 6th beat Von Hanson's to land in second place.
Kyle Helmberger's win at No. 4 singles decided Tuesday's Central Lakes Conference meet as the Brainerd Warriors nipped Class 1A's ninth-ranked Fergus Falls Otters 4-3 at the Brainerd High School courts.
Courtney Ryan went for a personal best.
Sarah Yeh wanted to try something new.
They both accomplished their goals Tuesday in helping the Brainerd Warriors to first place at the Brainerd Invite.
Ryan posted a 12.