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WILLMAR -- The Willmar Stingers season opener is still 7½ months away but they have already begun constructing their roster for the 2012 season.

The team announced Wednesday that eight players from the 2011 team that finished 39-31 will be returning for 2012.

The returning players are: Outfielders Pat Stover and Mitch Rowan, and pitchers Scott Lieser, Ben Burns, Kody Gorden, Tanner Banks, Thomas Taylor and Josh Hoekstra.

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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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