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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Sam Anez, farthest left, leads the Willmar boys off the start line at the Cardinal Invite on Sept. 28 at Eagle Creek.

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The Cardinals are at the Detroit Lakes Country Club this afternoon for the Section 8AA cross country championships (girls 3:30 p.m., boys 4:15 p.m.).


The top two teams in boys and girls advance to state at St. Olaf on Nov. 2, as well as the top eight individually outside of team qualifiers.

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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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