ATHLETE AT RANDOM EDITOR'S NOTE: Each Tuesday we'll select a southeastern Minnesota athlete -- who might be a star, a starter or a sub -- and pay a visit.
Southland boys basketball
Post-Bulletin: Southland has played very well for the past month. What has been the key to your success?
Tim Felten: We've been working a lot harder in practice. We would like to have won more games, but the season's going good.
P-B: Do you play other sports?
TF: Football. Our season started good (with a win over defending state champion Goodhue). The confidence has carried over (to basketball).
P-B: What's it like playing for second-year head coach Jason McCloskey?
TF: He pushes us hard. He's a younger guy, and he can relate to us.
P-B: What is your favorite pro or college team?
TF: University of Texas Longhorns.
P-B: What are your team's goals for the season?
TF: To get over a .500 record and to win the section.
P-B: What is the strength of the Southland basketball team?
TF: Our guard play, perimeter shooting and teamwork.