Fargo - Fergus Falls senior power forward Anna Monke does not remember the first 18 months of her life in which senior point guard Brianna Rasmusson was not part of it.
MOORHEAD – Last season, the Fergus Falls girls basketball team was ranked No. 1 throughout the entire season, taking an undefeated record into the Minnesota Class 3A state tournament. The Otters were rewarded with a No. 3 seed.
MOORHEAD – Hawley junior guard Brittany Laddusaw had her 3-point license taken away from head coach Bill Gottenborg in recent weeks.
“She was on red alert,” Gottenborg said. “No 3s. I was trying to get her confidence back with closer shots.”
MOORHEAD – In a 1996 issue of Sports Illustrated, San Antonio Spurs guard Doc Rivers said of teammate Avery Johnson: “People make the mistake of underestimating him because he’s a Christian. But he’s the first to remind us, ‘Don’t confuse being a Christian with being soft.’ ”
FARGO – A kick to the groin of a 13-year-old last month, along with a verbal lashing, prompted school officials to suspend Frazee-Vergas Public Schools wrestling coach and physical education teacher John Barlund.
MOORHEAD – Hawley shooting guard Olivia Olson’s dad is a pastor in Hawley, Minn.
MOORHEAD – Ada-Borup left no doubt Saturday at Memorial Auditorium, defeating Norman County West 73-31 in the North sub-section semifinal in Minnesota Class 1A, Section 6 girls basketball.
MOORHEAD – Moorhead Park Christian shooting guard Matt Moberg had tears in his eyes, remembering the fourth-grade sleepovers he, Duncan Hannestad, Hunter Nickel and Jared Olsgaard used to have. They’d stay up late talking about making it to the state boys basketball tournament together.
MOORHEAD – Alexandria was up 15 points with 1 minute, 22 seconds to go in Thursday’s Minnesota Class 3A, Section 8 boys basketball title game at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.
World champion snocross racer Tucker Hibbert does not worry about the broken bones he’s suffered or racing on tracks with snow-filled jumps on snowmobiles weighing hundreds of pounds.
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