The Sartell Sabres shook off an 0-3 start to their 2016 season to finish with a 6-4 record. The Sabres won their final five regular-season games and topped Brainerd 35-0 in the opening round of the section playoffs before falling 40-32 to Moorhead in a nail-biter at SJU.
Since its inception in the mid-1990s, the thought of bringing the Northstar Rail from the Twin Cities to St. Cloud has been a goal for residents. However since 2009, that goal has become wishful thinking.