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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Willmar’s Kiara Miller maneuvers the puck deep into the Marshall zone Saturday in Willmar. The freshman forward had 3 assists.

Girls hockey: Cardinals break out

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WILLMAR — Starved for goal the past five games, the Willmar Cardinal busted out with a 9-0 non-conference win over the Marshall Tigers on Saturday afternoon in girls hockey.


Seven different players scored goals for the Cardinals (6-5), who ended a three-game losing streak during a five-game stretch in which they totaled 7 goals.

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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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