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Prep wrestling roundup: Willmar 2nd at Big Bear, Herzog champ


CASS LAKE — Heavyweight Cass Herzog won the championship and Zach Leuders (120 pounds) and Colten Carlson (152) each placed runner-up at the 35-team, two-day Big Bear Invitational wrestling tournament.

Willmar finished in second place.

 For the first time at Big Bear Tournament we has a full varsity squad,” stated co-head coach Ed Oehlers. “We had four rated wrestlers with Cass, Colton, Nate Mittag and Austin Miley.”

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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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