Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Christopher Bain, senior, Grand Meadow football and Nicholas Rice, senior, Elk River football.
Name: Christopher Bain
School: Grand Meadow
Information: Grand Meadow rode the Bain train to another state football title. Christopher had 36 carries for 278 yards and four touchdowns as the Superlarks won their 50th consecutive game, which includes four straight championships.
Name: Nicholas Rice
School: Elk River
Information: Nicholas was the key in the Prep Bowl for Elk River's vaunted rushing attack. He carried the ball 13 times for 242 yards and three touchdowns as the Elks won their first ever football title, in this its 125th year of the program.