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Willmar’s Evan VanDenEinde, left, and Isaac Kobienia scrap to keep the puck in the St. Cloud Tech zone in the second period on Thursday in Willmar. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Boys hockey: Cardinals bounce Tech for fourth straight win

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WILLMAR — As the season winds down, the Willmar Cardinals are revving up.

The Cardinals topped St. Cloud Tech 4-2 on Thursday at the Cardinal Arena, extending their unbeaten streak to four with Alexandria coming up tonight at the Runestone Center to polish off the schedule leading into the playoffs.


Willmar will play a home game next Thursday in the Section 3A quarterfinals.

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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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