Brady Radermacher, of Eagan, double fists a return during a men's open singles match with Jack Hanson of Dawson Friday at the Willmar Senior High School Courts during the Rice Classic. Radermacher won 6-0, 6-3. Today's open singles championship matches are at 11 a.m. (women) and 12:30 p.m. (men). Tribune photo by Rand Middleton1 / 2
Paul Bates, a Willmar graduate who coaches tennis at St. Cloud Tech, strides into a backhand during his 6-0, 6-0 victory against Luke Beckermann of Fargo. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton2 / 2
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children.