Bulldog players (left-right): Ramon Vega, Joe Pokorney, Jon Euerle, Ramon Vega Jr., and Colton Haight celebrate the final out of Friday’s 5-4 home win over Cokato. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)

 

Christian Johnson

 

Max Bunning

 

A total of 846 triathletes of all ages competed in this year’s 30th Annual Heart of the Lakes Triathlon Sunday, July 19 at Pleasant Lake City Park in Annandale. Pictured with Trijuice representative Nick Morales (middle) were the two oldest participants, Frank Farrer (left), 86, of Britton, South Dakota, and Robert Powers, 91, of White Bear Lake. (Photo courtesy of Dianne Storey)

 

BCMS STUDENTS OF DISTINCTION CLASS OF 2015

This past year’s winners of the 4th annual Students of Distinction at Buffalo Community Middle School gather by the wall showcasing the previous year’s honorees. Pictured are the Class of 2015 winners (left-right): Emily Kern, Perrin Thompson, Grayson Wubben, Kiera Johnson, Max Menzemer, Sarah Burke, Gabby Hernandez, Ahnalee Pedersen, and Sydney Mischke. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)

 

 

Members of The HERD 2015 Summer Marching Band at Buffalo High School wrapped up a busy summer that saw them perform in nine parades over a three-week span. Included in that was their first ever performance in the 320th Annual 4th of July Celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island during their recent road trip to Boston July 2-8. Pictured is this year’s members (front row, left-right): Mackenzie Garrett, Karin Bengtson, Gabrielle Hernandez, Rose Marie Keelin, Nicole McHenry, Masen Walker, Karli Levchak, Bethany Johnson, Drew Borgerding, Sarah Kolling, Samantha Hill, Reynah Johnson, Jowenah Johnson, Grace Walker, Erin Bowers, Abbie Kunze, Haley Burling; (second row): Kodie Ashbaugh, Madeline Carlson, Claire Brandes, Maddie Smith, Austin Willey, Emma Henne, Tara Gravelle, Jordan Sigurdson, Catharine LaCasse, Shannon Bowers, Samantha Twardy, Skyler Chaffins, Mallory Rabehl, Elizabeth Stanforth, Rachel Bursch, Katherine Rempel, Avery Eich; (third row): Elizabeth LaCasse, Kendra Cleveland, Hannah Zimmerman, Naomi Curran, Serena Tupper, Joshua King, Aleksandra Kohls, Naomi Green, Joseph Anderson, Kylee Jo Tupper, Bryan Ziegelman, Kalli VanTassell, Scott Bellows, Alisha Garbe, Kayla Clifton, Lydia Berg, Sydney Brandes, Carly Hansen; (fourth row): Taylor McNitt, Samantha Westrum, Sarah Schliesman, Alex Rasset, Sarah Miller, Serena Armstrong, April Leahy, Zane Jovanovich, Ethan More, Traci Brummer, Joseph Patterson, Katrina Bjerke, Sierra Chrissis, Scott Welch, Collin Kottke, Margaret Socha, Roberta Rooker; (fifth row):  Cassie McNitt, Adriana Weise, Emily Agre, Jared Hudson, Jordan Yatckoske, Peter Lenoir, Jonah Schmitz, Macy Grundy, Tyler Dirks, Andrew Anderson, Tyanna Driver, Brandon Bednarek, Grant Hasledalen, Natalie Bobick, Samuel Halvorson, Ryan Dirks, Mitchell Rabehl, Noah Schottler; (sixth row): Nicole Gentry, Thomas Bazan, Trey Hubbard, Branson Luhman, Brandon Otten, Kaelan Leahy, Luke Boyle, Samantha Beckman, Josiah Crawford, Aaron Noble, Chase Schottler, Josh Sperr, Mary Oehlke, Andrew Scherber, Tucker McCallum, Meaghyn Kramer, Taite Stevens Aldrich; (seventh row): Evan Bredeson, Nick Immel, Tye VanPelt, Brandon Conrady, Luke Steinbach, Philip Nygard, Braden Wakefield, Thomas Dirks, Emma Forcier, Sydney Becker, Lucas Winkelmann, Andrew Braun, Caleb Robinson, Matthew Fenton, Peter Deneen, Grayson Wubben, Adam Steinbach, Ethan Brummer; (back row): Arlett Huerta-Tapia, Kenzie Jensen, Austyn Walker, Kelly Winczewski, Kacy Crawford, Ryan Bednarek, Jacob Nosbush, Jack Larson, Jon Immel, Danielle Donnelly-Brooks, Sarah Patterson, Kyra Nygard, Amanda Sullivan, Crystal Allen. Not pictured: Band Director Scott Rabehl. (Photo courtesy of Lifetouch Photography)