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Darren Tighe has been named as the new men's basketball coach at the Ridgewater College men’s basketball coach.

Todd Thorstad, athletic director at the two-year college in Willmar, made the announcement Tuesday morning.


Tighe most recently worked from 2012-2014 as assistant boy's basketball coach at Redwood Valley High School, Thorstad said.

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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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