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Boys basketball: Brainerd buries Cardinals 65-39

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BRAINERD — The Brainerd Warriors are having a season to remember.

Tuesday night they rolled over Willmar 65-39 to inflate their record to 12-0 in the Central Lakes and 20-1 overall.


This game was never close: the Warriors led 28-12 at half.

These Warriors have clinched the CLC championship, the school’s second in boys basketball.

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Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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