Coaching

All In the Family

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All in the Family by Mark M. Sahli Photography by Friesen Photography When the four words “all in the family” are spoken, depending on your age, differing things come to mind. For those older readers, and those growing up in the 1970’s, the CBS television sitcom is probably the first thought that enters the mind. […]

Coming Home, Giving Back

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By Adam Watts, Photography by Nick Friesen Jon Ammerman wants to give back to his hometown. The Moorhead High School history teacher, third-year head boys hockey coach, and Moorhead native hopes that through his coaching and teaching he can give back to the community that raised him. “I’m glad to be home,” said Ammerman who […]

Win As One

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by Norm Newell Photography by Justin Eiler Breckenridge boys basketball is on the rise and had a break-out season last year, going 21-8 and reaching the state tournament for the first time since 1979. The 2014-2015 season followed four losing seasons since 2010. It was a defining moment for the team, finally getting over the […]

From March Madness to March Service

For the Love of Family & Football

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By Norm Newell Photography by Thru Him Photography Two things stand out very clearly when you talk to long time Henning and now Ottertail Central football coach Don Seipkes. He cherishes his close-knit family and enjoys greatly the times he has been able to spend with his wife Mary and their kids and grandkids in […]

From March Madness to March Service

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By Merrie Sue Holtan Photography by Janssen Photography The five young men gathered around the conference table. They thought, reflected, commented, and shared how the global experience had transformed them and their faith. All five seniors graduated from Hillcrest Academy in Fergus Falls this spring. All five played for the successful 23-5 Hillcrest Comets basketball […]

Win As One

An Athlete for All Seasons

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by Merrie Sue Holtan Photography by Thru Him Photography To say that Chuck Evert of Battle Lake is “outstanding in his field” is a vast understatement. As a boy, Chuck (aka Butch) worked the family wheat fields near Hickson, N.D., where the farm had three bases and home plate — a complete baseball field — […]

Uplifting

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Uplifting Strength and Conditioning Coach, Paul Ratz By Norm Newell Photography by Janssen Photography   Some people have the physical power to lift a lot of weight. Some have the mental and personality power to uplift others, taking the weight off their shoulders, so to speak. The school system and the community of Fergus Falls […]