ROCHESTER — Matt Ryan stared straight ahead, perhaps watching Zumbrota-Mazeppa celebrate a Section 1A championship. But the look in Ryan’s eyes told a different story. After a few moments, Ryan, the head coach of Kenyon-Wanamingo, dropped his head, gazing with the same lost look, only this time with the floor of the Mayo Civic Center in view.
In the fleeting moments that Ryan likely processed a thousand what-ifs, Link Steffen could not be contained. Where Ryan stood motionless, Steffen was jumping, running, hugging, screaming. Somehow, everything went right for Steffen’s Cougars in a 27-26 victory over the Knights. Continue reading at www.republican-eagle.com