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In Week 9 at the Civic Center on Jan. 6, Duininck Inc., in green, defeated Play it Again Sports, in black, 7-4, in the Willmar Adult Hockey League. The Duininck goalie is Jay Coleman, a native of Richfield. No. 3 in green is Raulin Magnuson, a recent Willmar graduate. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

Passion on ice

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The new adult hockey league at the Willmar Civic Center was long overdue.

Six teams are on ice each Wednesday night at the main Cardinal Arena. Enthusiasm radiates the rink.


Rosters bulge with 17 to 19 players. It's a co-ed league, too. There are a half-dozen females.

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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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