As one former Minneota standout volleyball player ends her career at Southwest Minnesota State University this year, another will embark on her collegiate career there next year.
Minneota had four players make the All-State Tournament team.
They are: Lydia Sussner, Abby Hennen, Morgan Kockelman and Natalee Rolbiecki.
Thomas Hennen scored 563 points this year alone for just over 20 points per game; shot 76 percent from the free throw line, grabbed 152 rebounds and had 58 steals.
Lydia Sussner and Thomas Hennen of Minneota have been named by Minnesota Basketball News to the Top 50 Class A Players list for the 2017-2018 season.
Lydia Sussner had 21 kills against New Life Academy of Woodbury.
After tough battles with cancer, two arearesidents passed away on Tuesday. They were 67-year-old Shirley Sussner of Ghent and 57-year-old Paula Rhymer of Taunton.