Ryan Bieberdorf was named the BHS Male Athlete of the Year, and Kinley Prestegard was named Female Athlete of the Year.
Bieberdorf is a three-sport athlete for the Lumberjacks, reaching the state tournament as a wide receiver/defensive back on the football team and a guard on the boys basketball team. He is also in the middle of his track and field season.
Prestegard is also a three-sport athlete. She was a forward on the state tournament-bound girls soccer team in the fall and a headliner on the state-bound Nordiic skiing team in the winter. This spring, she is also a member of the track and field team.
Bemidji Pioneer Article:
Bemidji High School boys basketball senior Ryan Bieberdorf was named to the Class 3A/4A Academic All-State Team by the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association on March 25.
A total of 22 members make up the Class 3A/4A list, while the Class A/AA list has 34 members.
Bieberdorf was also part of the Class 3A academic state championship BHS won on March 6.
After a bitter 87-49 loss to fifth-seeded Mahtomedi in the Class 3A state consolation semifinals on Thursday, the Bemidji High School boys basketball team (23-6) saw its most successful season since 1985 come to an end at Concordia-St. Paul.