The countdown: Top local sports stories of 2012

Published 12:00 pm Friday, December 28, 2012

7) The streak is over

The Packer football team had suffered 22 straight losses when it finally had enough and took it out on Mankato East in an 18-0 win this past September.

Austin senior Pat Wagner may have had the biggest night of any of the Packers. He had an interception and recovered a fumble on a night that happened to be his birthday.

He also played offensive line for the first time and did a solid job of it.

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