Senior Aron Stumvoll has been named the most valuable athlete on the Brainerd Warriors boys' track and field team.
The Borgwarth Award went to Jesse Strowbridge. Most improved awards went to senior Dustin Moilanen, junior Jamie Strowbridge, sophomores Louis Bedard and Brady Rutman and freshman Zach Toms. Captains for 2001 are Jason Howard, Chad O'Brien and Jamie Strowbridge.
Thirsty Thursdays at Gulls games
The Brainerd Mighty Gulls will reduce soda prices at today's 7:05 p.m. Northwoods League game at Mills Field against the Mankato Mashers.
Small sodas will be half-price and large sodas will be $1. Beer prices will be slashed in half. The Gulls will reduce beverage prices at every Thursday game.
Call 828-8901 for Mighty Gulls information or tickets. Web site address www.mightygulls.com.
Cowboys sign Randall Cunningham
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Randall Cunningham and the Dallas Cowboys said the former Minnesota Vikings quarterback has agreed to terms on a three-year contract worth $1 million in base salary and signing bonus for this year.
The free agent, who will be Dallas quarterback Troy Aikman's backup, agreed to the pact early Thursday, according to the Cowboys' Web site.
Cunningham, 37, has played 14 seasons in the National Football League. During his career, the longtime Philadelphia Eagle has posted a 79-52-1 record as a starter. He was waived by the Minnesota Vikings last week for salary-cap reasons.
Wild signs first goaltender
St. PAUL (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild has signed its first goaltender, David Brumby, who led the East Coast Hockey League with seven shutouts last season.
The Wild, who begin play in the NHL's Western Conference in October, also signed forward Pete Gardiner of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.
Brumby, 25, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound native of Victoria, British Columbia, was 28-25-4 for the Jackson (Miss.) Bandits. He ranked second in the league in minutes played and saves.
Gardiner, 22, was the third-leading goal scorer for RPI last season. The 6-5, 220-pound Toronto native owns the school record for games played with 144.
Edina basks in 100th state title
EDINA (AP) -- The state championship won by the Edina High School's boys' tennis team in Class AA title on Wednesday shouldn't have surprised anyone.
That's because it was the school's 100th state title in its 50 years. Stillwater has the second-most state titles with 46.
Edina made a late push this year to reach the century mark; the boys' tennis title was the Hornets' fourth in 1999-2000. Edina won in boys' soccer, girls' tennis and girls' swimming and diving.
Sophomore boys tie for Class AA title
COON RAPIDS (AP) -- Sophomores Spencer Hutton of St. Cloud Tech and Grant Lissick of White Bear Lake Area tied for the Class AA Boys' State High School Championship on Wednesday at Bunker Hills Golf Course.
Each recorded a 147 two-day total.
White Bear Lake Area won the boys' team title.
Burnsville's Means wins girls' golf title
COON RAPIDS (AP) -- Senior Deb Means of Burnsville shot a 74 on Wednesday at Bunker Hills Golf Course to capture the Class AA Girls' State High School Championship.
Burnsville trailed Duluth East by eight strokes after the opening round but came back to win the team title.
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