The feeling didn't last long, but you could tell by the tone of voice used by the fan in the Wadena-Deer Creek cheering section that this was a rarity.
"We're losing," he grumbled.
3A Volleyball: Lakeville North extracts cheers, tears
True, after going up 2-0 on Hutchinson in the Class 2A state volleyball championship match the Wolverines, who have lost only two sets all year, fell behind early in Game 3.
But a timeout by coach Sue Volkmann -- an emotional rock on the
volleyball court and off since a June 17 tornado ripped through part of
Wadena, ruining the high school and her farm -- settled the team down.
1A Volleyball: W-K nearly flawless in championship
The score slalomed from there -- back and forth, back and forth for 11 ties and four lead changes -- until...