Returning starting hitter Stephanie Tillman, left, of Sartell sets the ball for first-year hitter Alison Mason of Sleepy Eye at Ridgewater College volleyball practice Tuesday afternoon. The 16-player roster, including six sophomores, is preparing for the curtain-raising Ridgewater Classic Aug. 28-29. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
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.