Though sports have been postponed due to COVID-19, athletes are still being recognized in both Monticello and Big Lake for their accomplishments.
The Monticello girls track and field team had a very successful season last year and were looking forward to the 2020 season until it COVID-19 put a stop to spring sports until further notice.
The Moose were at Mariucci once again for the consolation championship in the boys hockey state tournament, taking on the Delano Tigers.
Monticello (No. 2) was up against Fridley (No. 3) on Friday, March 6 at St. Michael-Albertville High School.
The Moose hockey team is no stranger to the state tournament. In fact, everything leading up to the section championship was just another game in Coach Eric Nelson’s opinion.
Christian Noble is just a sophomore and went into the Minnesota wrestling state tournament undefeated and ready to keep it that way.
Monticello’s Dakotah Parker wasn’t nervous heading into the diving state meet on Thursday, Feb. 27, instead he was confident.
Big Lake's Christian Noble will be vying for a state wrestling title Saturday night at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Monticello's Jesse Midas and Big Lake's Nolan Reiter and Christian Noble remained undefeated in state tournament wrestling action after two sessions on Friday, Feb. 28.
Four area wrestlers earned victories Friday in the opening round of the Minnesota State High School wrestling tournament.
Monticello and Big Lake both competed in the Section 6AA wrestling tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Dassel-Cokato High School.
Monticello took second place over all in the Section 7A meet on Saturday, Feb. 15 scoring a 141.5. Three Magic individuals earned spots to compete in the state meet on Saturday, Feb. 22.
The Magic basketball teams hosted a double header on Saturday, Feb. 15 inviting Moorhead to their gym to compete. Though it was a weekend game, the stands were packed with fans from the home team and the visitors.
Monticello and Big Lake wrestling competed in the MSHSL Section 6AA Tournament on Friday, Feb. 14. Monticello made it to the quarterfinals falling to Becker and Big Lake made it to the semifinals also falling to Becker.
Back in the beginning of January the Moose took on North Branch in a 3-1 victory. On Friday, Feb. 7 the Moose defeated North Branch 7-1 and took the title of conference champions.
The North Wright County RiverHawks routed Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/Pine City 6-0 in the opening round of the section tournament but lost a tough game to Forest Lake to end the season.