2013-02-21 / Sports

Band of Brothers



The 2012-13 Linton-HMB Wrestling squad included five sets of brothers. They were (left to right; back and front) Ethen and Garret Roemmich (sons of Troy and Jennifer Roemmich), Clay and Chase Jacob (sons of Gerard and Lori Jacob), Michael and Brandon Oien (sons of Kevin and Mary Oien), Jared and Jadyn Schumacher (sons of Russ and Michelle Schumacher), and Brock and Wyatt Nagel (sons of Vern and Shar Nagel). The 2012-13 Linton-HMB Wrestling squad included five sets of brothers. They were (left to right; back and front) Ethen and Garret Roemmich (sons of Troy and Jennifer Roemmich), Clay and Chase Jacob (sons of Gerard and Lori Jacob), Michael and Brandon Oien (sons of Kevin and Mary Oien), Jared and Jadyn Schumacher (sons of Russ and Michelle Schumacher), and Brock and Wyatt Nagel (sons of Vern and Shar Nagel).

Linton-HMB fans were plentiful and made a lot of noise at the Fargodome during the State Wrestling Tournament. Linton-HMB fans were plentiful and made a lot of noise at the Fargodome during the State Wrestling Tournament.

Linton-HMB’s Brock Nagel (left) and Lisbon’s Dylan Urbach get ready to tangle in the 145-pound title match of the State Class B Tournament. Urbach won the match, 6-3. Linton-HMB’s Brock Nagel (left) and Lisbon’s Dylan Urbach get ready to tangle in the 145-pound title match of the State Class B Tournament. Urbach won the match, 6-3.

Andrew Leier (left) of Linton-HMB takes on Walker Carr of Carrington during the State Dual Tournament semi-finals. Andrew Leier (left) of Linton-HMB takes on Walker Carr of Carrington during the State Dual Tournament semi-finals.

Brandon Oien (left) of Linton-HMB and Austin Rust of Central Cass clashed in the 106-pound Championship match of the State Class B Tournament. Rust won by technical fall (18-3) for the title. Brandon Oien (left) of Linton-HMB and Austin Rust of Central Cass clashed in the 106-pound Championship match of the State Class B Tournament. Rust won by technical fall (18-3) for the title.

Linton-HMB’s Josh Schlosser (left) won a 4-2 decision over Pembina County North’s Brett Verville for 5th place in the 113-pound division of the State Class B Tournament. Linton-HMB’s Josh Schlosser (left) won a 4-2 decision over Pembina County North’s Brett Verville for 5th place in the 113-pound division of the State Class B Tournament.

Linton-HMB’s Clay Jacob (top) won a 7-3 decision over Carrington’s Riley Lura at 160 during the State Dual Tournament semi-finals. Linton-HMB’s Clay Jacob (top) won a 7-3 decision over Carrington’s Riley Lura at 160 during the State Dual Tournament semi-finals.

Members of the Linton-HMB Wrestling team were introduced during halftime of the Linton-HMB vs. Strasburg-Zeeland Girls’ Basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Linton-HMB qualified for the State Wrestling Dual Tournament for the first time since 2004. Members of the Linton-HMB Wrestling team were introduced during halftime of the Linton-HMB vs. Strasburg-Zeeland Girls’ Basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Linton-HMB qualified for the State Wrestling Dual Tournament for the first time since 2004.

The Linton High School Band, under the direction of Michelle Schumacher, performed during the Farewell Pep Rally on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Linton High School Band, under the direction of Michelle Schumacher, performed during the Farewell Pep Rally on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

The Linton-HMB Wrestling team was escorted through Broadway by the Emmons County Sheriff’s Department and the Linton Fire Department on its way to Fargo on Feb. 13. Above, Gerard Jacob (father of Clay and Chase Jacob) and Vern Nagel (father of Brock and Wyatt Nagel) hold the sign for the Linton-HMB bus to break through near the 4-way stop on Broadway. At left is Russ Schumacher, father of Linton-HMB wrestlers Jared and Jadyn Schumacher. The Linton-HMB Wrestling team was escorted through Broadway by the Emmons County Sheriff’s Department and the Linton Fire Department on its way to Fargo on Feb. 13. Above, Gerard Jacob (father of Clay and Chase Jacob) and Vern Nagel (father of Brock and Wyatt Nagel) hold the sign for the Linton-HMB bus to break through near the 4-way stop on Broadway. At left is Russ Schumacher, father of Linton-HMB wrestlers Jared and Jadyn Schumacher.

The Linton-HMB Wrestling coaching staff played a game of “Know Your Wrestler” during the send-off pep rally on Feb. 13. They are, from left, assistant coaches Drew Moch and Kevin Oien; and Co-Head Coaches Bruce Hase (holding daughter, Macy) and Dan Imdieke. No one knows which coach actually won the game. The Linton-HMB Wrestling coaching staff played a game of “Know Your Wrestler” during the send-off pep rally on Feb. 13. They are, from left, assistant coaches Drew Moch and Kevin Oien; and Co-Head Coaches Bruce Hase (holding daughter, Macy) and Dan Imdieke. No one knows which coach actually won the game.

Employees from BNC National Bank of Linton hold up a sign at the intersection of Broadway and Hickory Avenue, wishing the Linton-HMB Wrestling team good luck as the team departed for Fargo on Feb. 13. They are, from left, Kelli Burgad, Patti Jacob, Branch Manager Crystal Jahner and Valerie Scherr. Employees from BNC National Bank of Linton hold up a sign at the intersection of Broadway and Hickory Avenue, wishing the Linton-HMB Wrestling team good luck as the team departed for Fargo on Feb. 13. They are, from left, Kelli Burgad, Patti Jacob, Branch Manager Crystal Jahner and Valerie Scherr.

The entire student body and faculty members at Linton School, as well as several fans from the community attended the send-off pep rally for the Linton-HMB Wrestling team on Feb. 13. Above, Linton-HMB Co-Head Coach Dan Imdieke speaks to the crowd during the pep rally. The entire student body and faculty members at Linton School, as well as several fans from the community attended the send-off pep rally for the Linton-HMB Wrestling team on Feb. 13. Above, Linton-HMB Co-Head Coach Dan Imdieke speaks to the crowd during the pep rally.

Linton School students and faculty members wish the Linton-HMB Wrestling team well after the send-off pep rally on Feb. 13. Linton School students and faculty members wish the Linton-HMB Wrestling team well after the send-off pep rally on Feb. 13.

Pictured during the Linton-HMB Wrestling pep rally on Feb. 13 are, from left, assistant coach Kevin Oien, Co-Head Coach Bruce Hase (holding daughter, Macy), assistant coach Drew Moch; and statisticians Kayla Jacob, Jessica Schlosser, Makayla Ptacek and Jessica Serr. Pictured during the Linton-HMB Wrestling pep rally on Feb. 13 are, from left, assistant coach Kevin Oien, Co-Head Coach Bruce Hase (holding daughter, Macy), assistant coach Drew Moch; and statisticians Kayla Jacob, Jessica Schlosser, Makayla Ptacek and Jessica Serr.

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