STMA junior guard Kitri Zezza (right) defends Eastview senior Madi Guebert (left) during the second half of the state semifinal game. Zezza held the Star Tribune Metro Player-of-the-Year and Ms. Basketball Finalist to just seven points. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Annandale teammates (left-right): senior Hannah Spaulding and freshman Kamryn D’Heilly embrace following a 49-38 defeat to Minnehaha Academy in the Class 2A state quarterfinal game on Wednesday, March 18 at Mariucci Arena. D’Heilly led the team with 15 points. Spaulding had nine points. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo assistant coach Andrew Neumann (left) along with head coach Jason Maurer (right) and assistant coach Chris Lian (not pictured) stepped down from their positions with the varsity wrestling squad. The coaches informed the news on Sunday, March 22 at their post-season team banquet. Maurer was named the 2015 Section 6-3A Coach-of-the-Year. (Photo by Rob LaPlante) 


Buffalo seventh-grader Kyle Kauffman (left) takes some practice swings with freshman Amber Bloom (right) playing catcher. Kauffman is one of the two new faces to a squad that returns its entire lineup from last season. (Photos by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo freshman third baseman Emily Hansen had a breakout year as an eighth grader hitting a team-leading five home runs. She also among the team leaders with 12 RBI, 19 runs scored and 12 walks.


Buffalo junior Jake Kluver was one of two Bison to post first-place finishes with a time of 10:29.16 in the 3,200 meter run at the Husky High School Indoor Invite on Saturday, March 21 at St. Cloud State University. (Photo by Ali Tokkesdal)



Buffalo High School Knowledge Bowl Team One will have the opportunity to defend its state title after a second-place finish in last Thursday’s region tournament held March 19 in Sartell. Pictured (left-right): Jon Thielen, Ryan Bowers, Sophie Lefebvre, and Jacob Nosbush. Not pictured: Abbie Kunze (Photo by Doug Voerding)