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Boys Basketball: Bluejays soar into state tournament

Willmar's Taylor Filipek ran into the teeth of the Hutchinson defense in the first half, including Eric Thompson, left, Jack Haffley and Jacob Brusehaver in the Section 2AAA boys basketball championship game at MSU-Mankato. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

Willmar chewed up by Tigers

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MANKATO -- OK, so Hutchinson can play basketball, too.

The Tigers proved it's not just a football school on Thursday night as they leveled Willmar 77-59 in the Section 2AAA championship game at Taylor Center.


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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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