Litchfield pitcher Tyler Kielty delivers in the third inning Tuesday at Optimist Park in the first game of a doubleheader with Waconia. Kielty threw a complete game, allowing three earned runs in a 10-7 victory. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Rand MiddletonWest Central Tribune(320) 235-6769 customer supporthttp://www.wctrib.com
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.