In a stunning proposal that surprised the crowd before the Willmar-Rocori girls basketball game, Bruce Just, who appeared disguised as the Cardinal mascot, asked assistant coach Sally Wilson for her hand in marriage at midcourt moments after the introduction of the five seniors. She (tearfully) accepted the engagement ring. Wilson is leaving soon after 12 years as a teacher/coach to join Just in Omaha.
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Cardinal mascot boyfriend makes proposal to girls basketball assistant coach in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar High School girls basketball assistant coach Sally Wilson received a surprise engagement proposal Thursday night from the school's Cardinal mascot.
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