Playing on the same line for the Roseau High School hockey team, the Broten brothers and Brian have twice led the Rams to the Minnesota state championships, where they finished third this year. The smallest school participating in the tournament, Roseau (enrollment: 373) was 24-2 in 1976-77 and 25-1 last season. Neal, a senior center, scored 44 goals, including six in one game, and had 73 assists. He also set a state individual tournament record for most assists in a period (four). Aaron, a junior leftwinger, had 50 goals and 57 assists. Rightwinger Brian, also a senior, had 42 goals and 37 assists, giving the linemates 136 goals and 167 assists—the team finished with 228 and 305—for 303 points in 26 games.
Daryl, 18, is the first high school wrestler in Nebraska history to win the state championship three times in the same weight class. A heavyweight for Class B York High, he tied a state season record with 25 pins and finished his career 104-9.
A forward for the 20-10 Palacios High basketball team, Debbie, 17, scored 68 points in one game, the highest total in the state this season. She averaged 43.2 points a game and scored 50 or more five times. Debbie also is all-district in volleyball.
A junior at Anderson High, Dave set a state high school record of 51.37 in the 100-yard backstroke at the Ohio High School Swimming and Diving Championships in Canton. He also set a meet record of 49.43 in the 100-yard butterfly.