Combine the populations of Belgrade, Brooten and Elrosa and you have fewer than 1,700 people, according to the most recent census figures.
Here are a lot of them:
So it was a darn big deal with the Jaguars brought home the Class 1A boys' basketball title over the weekend, a thrill that will linger a little bit longer on the main streets of those central Minnesota cities than, probably, in Osseo, where winning the Class 4A title is much more of a school thing.
As evidence, Upload presents the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars sports blog -- complete with fire trucks, crowd photos and a shout out to the Ka-De-Shack in downtown Brooten.
If you have no other rooting interest -- and you roll this way -- it was a public school over private school victory.
Way to go, Jaguars!