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Willmar's football coach Heitzman resigns


WILLMAR -- Ken Heitzman, head football coach at Willmar High School since 1997, has resigned the position.

He announced his decision at the team's awards banquet at the high school cafeteria Sunday evening.

In an interview on Monday, Heitzman said he will continue as a history teacher and as a coach in the Cardinal Strength and Conditioning program.

The Cardinals finished 2-5 in the Central Lakes Conference, following league records of 4-3 in 2006 and 5-2 last year.

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