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After fielding a ground ball, Ridgewater shortstop Austen Hadley (3) watches second baseman Cameron Lehner's throw attempting to complete a double play after forcing Riverland's Derek Hahn in the sixth inning in the MCAC state championship Monday at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Ridgewater foiled in final

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ST. CLOUD -- Ridgewater College baseball made great strides this spring, but that was small consolation to coach Joel Barta after losing 5-2 to Riverland College on Monday.


"I don't care for silver," said the second-year leader. "It's not my favorite color."

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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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