Soccer coaches honored by sections
Willmar boys soccer coach Jeff Winter and Minnewaska girls soccer coach Brian Heieie were recently honored as section coaches of the year in their respective sections.
Winter, the Section 2A coach of the year, guided the Cardinals to a 12-5-2 overall record and a second-place finish with an 8-3-2 record in the Central Lakes Conference.
Heieie, the Section 8A coach of the year, led the Lakers to a 13-3-2 season after last year's team had a 4-10-1 record.
Also, Willmar assistant boys coach J.J. Johnson was named the Section 2A Assistant Coach of the Year.