Knights of Columbus Hall - The Blue Line Club hosted the Owatonna boys hockey banquet on Sunday. Five players earned Big Nine honors, plus three are 'Scholar Athletes!'

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of awards after a great boys hockey season, that included 15 wins, a third place finish in the Big Nine, and a section playoff win for the first time since 2008.

LEE HARRA AWARD (Most Valuable Player)    Soren Colstrup
HOBEY BAKER CHARACTER AWARD            Brian Kidd
PATRICK ARNFELDT SCHOLARSHIP             Ethan Phieffer
KEN AUSTIN AWARD (Hardest Worker)          Dallas Hegard
KEN WILCOX AWARD (Team above self)       Brian Kidd
MOST IMPROVED PLAYER                              Collin Bruns

GREAT EIGHT ALL STAR PLAYER                 Soren Colstrup

Big Nine "Scholar Athletes"  (left to right) Brody Dalland, Nick Rappe, Brian Kidd

Brody Dalland, Nick Rappe, Brian Kidd are Big Nine Conference Scholar athletes

All Conference: Aaron Kirsch, Peter Hanson, Noah Scheid, Soren Colstrup, Brian Kidd

Aaron Kirsch, Peter Hanson (honorable mention), Noah Scheid (sophomore), Soren Colstrup and Brian Kidd were recognized by the Big Nine

A personal note of THANKS to the Blue Line Club for inviting me to emcee the banquet and, especially the seniors, for the framed, signed poster they gave me!

2013-14 seniors (listed by their jersey number)

#1 - Ethan Pfieffer
#2 - Brian Kidd
#7 - Jordan Klein
#8 - Dallas Hegard
#14 - Soren Colstrup
#15 - Scott Swenson
#17 - Aaron Kirsch
#18 - Peter Hanson
#19 - Collin Bruns
#21 - Austin Dalland
#26 - Nick Rappe
#27 - Brody Dalland