Outfielders, infielders and pitchers were all trying to throw strikes Thursday as Gopher Conference baseball teams gathered in Waterville for a bowling tournament. Host school Waterville-Elysian-Morristown won the event, edging Blooming Prairie. Medford, Maple River and NRHEG tied for third.
Vix led the Trojans to state titles in 1989, 2005 and 2006 and two state runner-up finishes. His teams made 16 state tournament appearances including this past season. His career winning percentage of 75 percent is among the all-time best in Minnesota boys basketball.
Hundreds of law enforcement agencies across Minnesota continue their extra enforcement campaign against distracted driving through this weekend (April 22). It's startling what some people do while also driving a vehicle.