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New London-Spicer running back Adam Essler drags Mound Westonka’s Reid Dahl as he gains yardage on Aug. 30 in New London. The Wildcats won the game 56-0. Tribune file photo

Prep football: Essler shines in NLS’ run at state title


Many coaches may look at the New London-Spicer football team’s stat sheet and wonder why a tailback with 2,000 rushing yards has been the team’s starter for just one season.

They would have been riding that horse since the kid was able to stand up under his shoulder pads.

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Tom Larson

Tom Larson is the sports editor of the West Central Tribune.

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