Sports

North Branch Area Public Schools held its Homecoming last week, and what a wonderful week it was! While there was plenty of fun and games, it was also a week of giving back by students. Students collected over $550 for We Day’s Create Change campaign, high school students took time out of their days to [...]

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Viking hitter breaks NB record and reaches rare milestone Three weeks ago, Courtney Selbitschka solidified her place in the North Branch volleyball record books by becoming the all-time career kill leader with 921 kills. On Saturday, the outside hitter reached a new milestone: her 1,000th kill. And she’s only a junior. Selbitschka surpassed the Viking [...]

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NB boys and girls prepare for sections The North Branch boys and girls soccer teams closed their regular season last week with a combination of home and away games. The Viking boys hosted Big Lake last Tuesday, but fell in a close 2-1 matchup before traveling to Mississippi 8 stronghold, Monticello, last Thursday. North Branch [...]

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Football became the talk of the town in North Branch last week, thanks to the Viking’s eighth-grade squad, under the instruction of head coach Matt Kozel. The young Vikings strolled onto their home turf on Saturday afternoon with a 6-0 record, prepared to take on fellow undefeated rival, Chisago Lakes. North Branch strutted off the [...]

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It’s been three weeks of stiff competition for the Rush City football team, which fell 27-6 on the road at Hinckley-Finlayson last Friday night. The host team scored on their opening drive to take a 7-0 lead, but Rush City’s senior running back Spencer Warner responded with a long run to put Rush City in [...]

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Junior libero Sammi Herberg delivers a jump float serve to an opponent earlier this fall. The Rush City volleyball team went 3-2 over the past week of play, starting with 3-0 wins over Isle and Ogilvie last week. The Tigers then traveled to Braham for an away tournament, where they fell 2-0 to Princeton and [...]

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