Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Derek Shoen, junior, Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman football and Ethan Roe, junior, Blake boys' soccer.
Name: Derek Shoen
School: Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman
Information: Shoen was like a runaway train as he rushed for a Minnesota state record and national 9-man record of 576 yards to go along with six touchdowns against rival Madelia last week in a 50-42 win.
Name: Ethan Roe
Sport: Boys' soccer
School: The Blake School
Information: Key goals are the name of the game for Ethan. He helped Blake into the state tournament scoring a hat trick in the semifinals and then knocked in the game's only goal with just 0:38 seconds left in a 1-0 section finals win over archrival Breck.