Buffalo senior captain Madi Jewell (left) celebrates her second-period goal in the Bison’s 4-2 Section 8AA championship victory on Friday, Feb. 13 against Roseau. Jewell’s goal was the first of four unanswered by Buffalo, who advanced to Thursday’s Class AA state quarterfinals beginning with a 1 p.m. matchup against Edina at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Photo courtesy of Nick Weeks)


Buffalo senior Jake Ramsey’s point-blank opportunity in the second period is stopped by Brainerd junior goalie Brady Mick. The Bison were upset 5-2 at home on Tuesday, Feb. 17 to Brainerd in the opening round of the Section 8AA playoffs. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Standing among three members of the Section 8AA champion St. Cloud Tech gymnastics team, Bison freshman Alex Zeiss (middle) score of 9.45 on the floor exercise event was good for first place and a trip to the Class AA individual state gymnastics meet held Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Sports Pavilion at the University of Minnesota. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)



Wayzata’s Jackson Lonnquist (left) and Buffalo’s Josh Skarin (right) had a wild finish to their 160-pound match that saw six points awarded in the closing 10 seconds. Skarin rallied from a 7-2 deficit to win the match 10-9. The points weren’t quite enough, however, as Wayzata eliminated the Bison from team play with a 33-30 Section 6-3A quarterfinals win on Saturday, Feb. 14 at Minnetonka High School. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Will Alexander (left) of Rogers gets help from a teammate as the two cause a turnover against Bison sophomore guard Dylan Rohlin. Buffalo dropped an 88-74 home game on Friday, Feb. 13 to the Royals. The Bison bounced back the following game for a 67-45 home win on Tuesday, Feb. 17 over Monticello. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Knight players celebrate one of six goals in St. Michael-Albertville’s 6-0 home shutout win over Buffalo on Thursday, Feb 12 at the STMA Arena. The victory clinched the first ever Mississippi 8 title for the Knights. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Members of the 2015 BHS One Act Play ensemble that earned the 10th starred performance in school history at the 2015 One Act Play State Festival, Friday, Feb. 13 at O’Shaughnessy Auditorium in St. Paul. Pictured (front row, left-right): Grace Walker, Grace Happe, Mallory Rabehl, Anaya Bergstrom, Katie Swartzer, Brandon Bednarek, Jonah Schmitz, Belle Wanke; (back row, left-right): Jamie West (tech director), Grant Walker, Mattie Lubben, Emma Maxson, Emily Twardy, Mitch Benson, Noah Gilbertson, Josh Polzin, Sam Haggen and Alec Waters. (Submitted photo)