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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Willmar wide receiver Chris Cunningham, right, heads for the corner of the end zone after catching a crossing pass from quarterback Augustine Hahn for a 37-yard touchdown and a 16-0 lead in the first quarter on Wednesday at Hodapp Field in Willmar.

Prep football: Cards sack Tigers, finish season 6-2


By Rand Middleton

WILLMAR — A field that was a muddy bog 24 hours earlier following three days of rain was turned into a grip-fast speedway by a whirlybird in time for the Willmar Cardinals to blaze by St. Cloud Tech 42-14 on Wednesday evening.

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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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