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Willmar Notebook: Coach gets first look at team at camp


Nothing better than a head start when a new coach comes to town.

Jon Konold got a look at his 2009 roster -- and they at him -- during a four-day morning camp at the senior high school fields.

The former offensive coordinator at Mankato West has installed what will be a new offense for the Cardinals.

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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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