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Boys basketball: Sabres sack Cards


WILLMAR — The Sartell Sabres found a chink in the Willmar attack and handed the Cardinals a 64-60 Central Lakes setback on Tuesday evening.

 Willmar led 53-50 with 3:31 left. But the Sabres went on a 7-0 run to take command and then repelled Willmar at the free-throw line, where Tom Bearson, a 6-2 guard, who made 8 of 9 in the late going on the way to scoring 24 points.

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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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