And the crowd goes wild: March in Minnesota is tournament time. From hockey and wrestling to gymnastics and basketball, the best boys and girls sports in the state are on display. But it wouldn’t be a high school tourney without the fans. Cheering classmates, moms and dads, even grams and gramps and baby brothers turn out. We took a swing through some of the recent games. Clockwise, from top: The Stillwater Ponies got a rousing response when they advanced to the Class 2A State Hockey Tournament; Foley fans responded with glee to a pin at the state wrestling tournament, but all the noise didn’t seem to disturb one of the smallest fans in attendance.
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