Senior Brady Hartman celebrates his first-period goal that gave the Bison a 1-0 advantage. Hartman and his teammates, senior Kevin Kemp (left) and junior Nick Mueller (right) went on to defeat Rogers 4-3 in overtime on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Civic Center. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Sophomore Jacob Scherber’s arm is raised after his semifinal win in which he pinned St. Francis’ Cole Kirpach. Scherber went on to claim the 170-pound championship with a fall in 1:28 over Big Lake’s Cole Sixberry at last Friday’s Mississippi 8 championships at STMA. (Photos by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo junior Brytan Matzke attempts to pass through a swarm of Chisago Lakes defenders in the second half of last Friday’s 66-52 home loss to the Wildcats. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo’s Madi Peters finished first on beam and earned medalist honors as top all-around in Buffalo’s home win Jan. 28 over Chisago Lakes. (Photo by Doug Voerding)


Senior defenseman Paige James winds up for a shot during the first period of the Bison’s 7-3 home loss last Saturday, Jan. 30 against No. 2-ranked Minnetonka. James and the Bison begin the Section 8AA playoffs with a 7 p.m. home game Saturday, Feb. 6 against Brainerd-Little Falls Flying Warriors. (Photo by Rob LaPlante)


Buffalo High School Knowledge Team One continues to dominate the region with a first-place finish two weeks in a row. Last Saturday’s win was at St. Cloud Apollo came against 46 varsity teams from 24 schools. Pictured are (left-right): Sam Hamann, Sophie Lefebvre, Jacob Nosbush, and Travis Wolden.