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Grim, Otterdahl named Lions Club Award finalists

Rosemount seniors Payton Otterdahl and Hannah Grim have been selected as finalists for the St. Paul Downtown Lions Club Amateur Athletes of the Year Awards.

Finalists will be honored at a luncheon at the Prom Center in Oakdale May 20.

Grim will attend Marquette University on a basketball scholarship after finishing her career as the school’s all-time leading scorer. She was also a five-time state cross country qualifier.

Otterdahl qualified for state individually in track and wrestling, and as part of the Irish football team, each of the past two years. An all-stater in the shot put and discus, he will attend North Dakota State University on a track scholarship.

Matt Steichen

Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.

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