Members of the 2016 Mississippi 8 girls’ golf conference champions Buffalo Bison pose with their championship trophy. Pictured (left-right): Kaylee Schultz, Hanna Morin, Sofia Morin, Head Coach Debi Warpula, Jordan Wurm, Aly Peeler, and Morgan Wurm. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Members of the 2016 Mississippi 8 boys’ golf conference champion St. Michael-Albertville Knights pose with their championship trophy. Pictured (left-right): Christian Labrador, Taylor Zack, Cam Fuerstenberg, Carson Wooters, Trey Fessler, and Kevin Williams. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo freshman Shelby Stoll (left) takes a walking lead off first base as Bemidji first baseman Elli Hanson defends. The Bison earned a 3-2 walk-off victory in eight innings Tuesday over Bemidji in the opening round of the Section 8-4A playoffs. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Freshman Emma Carlson was held off the scoreboard in Buffalo’s home win over St. Cloud, but it was her goal in double overtime at STMA that secured a 9-8 road win.


Junior Mitch Gabrelcik scores as part of a 4-run second inning in Buffalo’s 6-5 home win May 19 over STMA. Greeting Gabrelcik, who was also the game’s starting and winning pitcher, at home plate is senior Josh Munoz. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


STMA’s Ryley Zopfi (6) looks for a shot, meanwhile Bison goaltender Christian Marschel and defenders Austin Hoien (30) and Nick Jensen (16) close the gap on STMA’s attacker. Buffalo defeated the Knights 11-10 last Thursday at home. The Bison’s defense has allowed only 12 goals in the last 10 quarters of play. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo junior Saami Larson delivers a serve in his No. 4 doubles match. Buffalo was defeated 4-3 by Champlin Park on Wednesday, May 18 in the Section 5AA team tournament, but Larson won his match 6-3, 6-2. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


First-grader, Isabel Huffman (Submitted photos)