HERMANTOWN, Minn. - Life on the diamond is nothing new to Hermantown's Celine Francisco."I actually played T–Ball as a kid," she says. "Ever since then I stuck with it."
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SUPERIOR (KQDS FOX 21) Superior's Sabrina Schnell wasn't introduced to archery until 6th grade.However, it didn't take long for her to realize she'd found her passion.
Whether its quarterback on the football field, point guard on the court or ace on the mound Hermantown senior Kevin Folman just wants the ball in his hand.
From day one, Esko senior Savanna Trapp was destined for the basketball court."I was always a little bit taller than everyone else," says Esko senior Savanna Trapp, "which is a given because my parents were both tall. They always taught me to be proud of my height and I am, totally own it."
DULUTH (KQDS Fox 21) As the neighbor of long time Duluth boxing promoter and gym owner Chuck Horton, it didn't take long for current Duluth East sophomore Aidan Guthrie to find his way to the sport.
CLOQUET - Duluth's Troy Olson grew up on the ice, skating his way to varsity for the Greyhounds.
“They were a great bunch of guys,” says Minnesota Wilderness defenseman Troy Olson, “A lot of them went D1 so I got to play with a lot of great players.”
MAPLE, WI - Northwestern senior Tess Nelson is built for hurdle events.
“ Ever since I've tried it, I've just loved it,” says Northwestern senior Tess Nelson, “Between Freshman and sophomore year I had a huge growth spurt. I grew 6 inches it really helped me out.”
SUPERIOR - At just 12 years old Superior gymnast Bryn Odberg knows if at first you don't succeed try, try again.