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Brainerd tumbles Willmar

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WILLMAR -- When they needed a three-spot the most, the Willmar Cardinals just couldn't cash in.

The Cardinal shooters went 1-for-6 from three-point range over the last two minutes trying to catch Brainerd, which left with a 58-52 win in Central Lakes Conference boys basketball on Friday.


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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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