Eighteen Brainerd students competed in the Area 5 Special Olympics individual skills basketball competition Feb. 22.
Mississippi Horizons -- 1-Amanda Borg, Bergen Hanson; 2-Amanda Albertson, Noah Bailey, Zach Lively; 3-Katie Talhami, Mitchell Willard; 4-Kyle Fitch, Brandon Jabs; 5-Jesse Schlichting; 6-Jenny Witt; 7-Clifton Straw.
Brainerd High School -- 1-Jessica Kaeter, Sarah Kohl; 3-Jenny Juaire, Joe Schmutzer, David Thesing; 4-Chris Pfanz.
Northern women defeat Winona State
The Northern State University women's basketball team defeated Winona State 83-78 Saturday to finish 14-4 in conference play.
Brainerd High School graduate Sara Hemquist had five points, four assists, four rebounds and four steals for the Wolves.
Northern hosts Bemidji State tonight in Aberdeen, S.D. The winner advances to the conference tournament Friday at Concordia-St. Paul.
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