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PLYMOUTH — In baseball there’s nothing like a clean-up hitter with a .350 average and for Willmar wrestling nothing is better than having Cass Herzog in the on-deck circle with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth.


He’s batting a thousand.

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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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