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Photo by Brian Hansel Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale track star Amos Schmidt is competing in his third state tournament during the 2009-2010 school year Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul. Schmidt played for Verndale in the Class Nine-man football playoffs last fall and for Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale in the Class A state wrestling last winter.

Schmidt capping sensational year

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Was competing in his third straight state tournament on Amos Schmidt's mind when he started the 2010 track and field season?

"It was," Schmidt said matter-of-factly Monday as he prepared for a workout at the Wadena High School track complex.


The muscular athlete has followed up an appearance to the Class Nine-man state football playoffs and the Class A state wrestling tournament this year with an appearance at the Class A state track and field meet in St. Paul.

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