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Willmar title hopes dashed

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WILLMAR -- This was the match Willmar had been building up for an entire month after losing in five games at Alexandria on Sept. 8.

"We were so excited," said senior setter Jennie Mattison. "We were looking forward to playing for the conference championship."


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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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