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Rose Jackson, a sophomore at the high school, is one of eight Cardinals to qualify for the Class AA Track and Field Meet starting Friday.


She will compete in four events: long jump, 100 and 200 dashes and 4x200 relay.

In his 31 seasons as an assistant coach, Bob Bezdicek can't recall a Willmar athlete ever filling out their state track dance card to the max.

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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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