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(Tribune photo by Brooke Kern) Willmar junior center Caroline Bell, right, drives to the hoop against Fergus Falls center Kristin Traiser Saturday at Willmar.

Girls basketball: Otters too slippery for Cardinals


WILLMAR — Fergus Falls showed No. 1 form (and then some), dishing out a 74-45 Central Lakes Conference loss to the Willmar Cardinals on Saturday afternoon.

The Otters (11-0, 16-0) shot 46 percent overall, 88 percent on three-pointers and 87 percent at the free throw line.

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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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