Archive | March 7, 2013

Joyful cheers and wild applause are not just for Hollywood stars at the Oscars. Such praise also was had inside a rockin’ gymnasium Monday, March 4 at Jacobson Elementary in Rush City where students assembled for an Oscar-style celebration to conclude “I Love to Read” month. For the month of February, noted principal Melody Tenhoff, [...]

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North Branch Area High School senior Zack Sundly has been selected by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association to participate in this year’s All-Star Game. The senior captain led the Vikings with 1886 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns this season. In addition, Sundly threw for 364 yards and had 40 yards receiving. The combination of rushing, [...]

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By Greg Hunt/Isanti County News North Branch wrestlers Zack Sundly, Eric Bergstrom, Sam Peltier and Reid Johnson competed in the State Class AA Individual Wrestling Championships last week, and no Viking wrestler earned a place on the podium. Bergstrom (220 weight class senior) lost by decision 11-4 to senior Joe Schiller of Totino-Grace in the [...]

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Last week the Viking boys basketball team finished its regular season with losses to conference rivals St. Francis and Totino-Grace. First up, North Branch hosted the Fighting Saints on Wednesday night and put up a good fight going into the half with the score knotted at 29. But St. Francis came back to outscore the [...]

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The season ended for Viking girls basketball last week when, after a win in the section quarterfinal over Princeton, North Branch fell to Grand Rapids in the semifinal. On Feb. 26, the No. 3 section seeded Vikings hosted and tamed the No. 6 section seed Tigers 48-39 in the Section 7AAA quarterfinal. “We had just [...]

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The Section 7AA wrestling teams posed with a “Save Olympic Wrestling” sign during the Section Individual Championships in Hibbing.

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