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Willmar's Mitch Rowan makes contact for his second hit against the Mankato MoonDogs on Aug. 4 at Bill Taunton Stadium. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.

Stinger star comes from humble beginnings

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In a season with the Willmar Stingers contending down to the wire in the second half of the Northwoods League season, the catalyst atop the lineup has been outfielder Mitch Rowan.


The Stinger leadoff hitter's .315 batting average is the third-highest on the team and he trails only Sean Dwyer and Jason Leblebijian in games played. His 21 stolen bases also ranks third in the league.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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