Buffalo senior Trevor Lewellen (right) makes a move past Anoka defender Blake Neumann (left). Lewellen scored two pivotal goals down the stretch this season for the Bison, including the game-winning goal in a 1-0 home playoff win Thursday, Oct. 9 over Rogers. Lewellen and the Bison saw their season end 4-1 on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Goodrich Field in Anoka. It’s the second year in a row the Tornadoes have ended Buffalo’s season. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Bison boys’ soccer head coach Jeff Lindstrom was named the 2014 Mississippi 8 Coach of the Year, and the 2014 Section 8AA Coach of the Year. Lindstrom coached his team to a 11-6-1 overall record. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


A pair of 16’s do battle as Elk River junior Lizzy Holien was in the face all evening of Bison freshman and leading goal scorer Sydney Johnson. It was Johnson’s goal that tied the game 1-1 early in the second half, but the Elks would eventually get the 2-1 victory in a game played last Thursday, Oct. 9 at Elk River. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Bison players (left-right): Joe McClellan, Pierce Moline and Zach Dahl gang tackle St. Francis running back John Santiago during the second quarter of the Fighting Saints’ 27-14 win. Santiago was held in check during the first half, but still finished with 201 rushing yards and two touchdowns. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)



Buffalo senior Sarah Kolling is one of three senior captains that led the Bison to a 3-2 conference record this season after dual meet wins over Chisago Lakes and Big Lake. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Bison senior Jen Allen (left) ended her career with a 6-0, 6-2 loss in the opening round of last Friday’s Section 2AA Individual Tournament held Oct. 10 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Allen is one of four seniors who will be graduating under the 30-year tenure of head coach Charley Keifenheim (right), who is retiring after taking the position in 1985. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


(Left-right): Buffalo freshman Aivary Bouman, junior Emma Simonson and sophomore Taylor Thompson all made their varsity debut this season. The trio, along with junior Paige Dalbec, freshman Kari Zumach, sophomore Hailey Sorenson and junior Kirsten Deladi should be major contributors next season. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


The stack of Tatanka yearbooks over the years has collected its share of All-State Gold honors. The 2013 version along with The Hoofprint Newspaper took home both Best of Show and All-State Gold at the 2014 Minnesota High School Press Association awards held Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the University of Minnesota. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)