Minnesota Mixed Martial Arts News calls Pequot Lakes High School graduate Marc "The Pummel" Hummel a "brave soul" for agreeing to fight Logan Storley at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 32 on Friday, Nov. 6, at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake. According to the website, several potential opponents backed out against Storley. Apparently they were intimidated by his credentials. Storley was a four-time All-American wrestler at the University of Minnesota, finishing sixth, fourth, third and fourth at the NCAA Championships.
Any time an outstate athlete captures runner-up honors in a state meet it’s a colossal accomplishment. Metro athletes have access to more training and facilities and those two factors usually enable them to dominate state competition. That’s what makes the achievement of Brainerd Warrior skier Savannah Stone monumental. The Pequot Lakes High School senior finished second in the Wednesday, Feb. 13 state Alpine meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, a program-best finish for a Warrior boy or girl.