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It’s only the first lap front straight, but this would be the order of finish for the boys 1,600 run at the Central Lakes Conference Championships on Thursday at Willmar’s Hodapp Field. From right, first-place Tom Seifert (4:34.80) of Willmar, Rocori’s Josh Peterson (4:35.92), St. Cloud Tech’s Wade Krueger (4:37.74), Willmar’s Nadir Yusuf (4:41.49) and Willmar’s Ian Thompson (4:49.19). Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Track and Field: Willmar boys, girls both 4th at CLC Championships

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WILLMAR — The Brainerd boys and the Alexandria girls, both pre-meet favorites, won team titles on Thursday at the Central Lakes Conference Championships at Hodapp Field in ideal conditions.


Willmar, the host school, placed fourth in each division.

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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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