“Demand excellence in your life,” said J. Robinson, former University of Minnesota Wrestling Coach, director of a huge network of wrestling camps and motivational speaker.
The Pacesetter Winter Classic Youth Basketball Tournament set for St. Cloud March 3-4.
It wasn’t easy, but Minneota won its 49th game in the last 50 Saturday, beating Mahnomen 34-22.
Sisters Morgan and Abby Hennen both went for the ball during the championship game against Mayer Lutheran.
Named to the all-tourney team for Minneota were Natalee Rolbiecki, Morgan Kockelman and Lydia Sussner (bottom row, left to right).
Minneota's run for a state title fell short when defending champion Mayer Lutheran turned back the Vikints, 3-0 to capture their second straight crown.
The Minneota Vikings got into the state finals on Friday and in the process got a big boost from their fans.
Yelling their hearts out were Austin Kloos, Skylar Gilbertson and Riley Yost.
Back in 2006 Hayley Fruin (then Hennen), was a big part of the Minneota Vikings only state championship.
At the time, they beat Bethlehem Academy.