Grand Rapids track coach Darrin Hofstad heard the stories."You hear a lot of stories," he said. "You never believe anything until you see it with your own eyes.For Hofstad, seeing was believing when it came to Andrea Contu.
Duluth's Ryan Watson is one of the top amateur heavyweight boxers in the country, even though he hasn't fought in what Watson describes as "in forever." Watson's coach Aaron Resberg believes Ryan's reputation is a big reason why.
Like many high school athletes, Denfeld's Ashely Taipale plays three sports. But her favorite is softball. And her favorite part of the game is swinging the bat.
"Just knowing that I made division one basketball makes me feel so good because that was always my goal," said Lakeview Christian senior Bjorn Broman.
"People see the thousand points, they need to understand the work that comes into getting that," said Proctor basketball coach Todd Clark.
"Great basketball players are not made between November and March, they're made between March and November. Lexie is that kind of player," said Proctor girl's basketball coach Chad Brenna.
Full of energy, and with a love for the outdoors, Sally, a 4–year–old German Shorthaired Pointer, loves to play in the snow.
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"The fact that you can't be out there with them hurts the most."
Karly Johnson is turning head with her foot
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Brandon Newman breaks Barnum school record
"They always say the most competitive games draw the most competitive kind of people and I think that's it right there," said Two Harbors football coach Tom Nelson.