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Willmar Cardinals back to State third straight time

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PLYMOUTH —The Willmar Cardinals wrestling team defeated Mound Westonka 46-23 Saturday afternoon at Wayzata High School to earn their third straight Section 6AAA title and a return trip to the State Tournament in two weeks at the Xcel Centre in St. Paul.


Earlier, the Cardinals defeated Buffalo 69-6 and Wayzata 42-28. Willmar was the No. 1 seed and Mound Westonka White Hawks No. 2

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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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