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Sam Klingfus (left) and Mason Swegarden (right) each qualified for the Class 2A state wrestling meet. It will be both wrestlers' first time at the "Big Show."

Badger duo make state debut

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The wrestling programs in the Lake Park-Audubon and Hawley School Districts underwent a heavy renovation this season when the two combined to form the United Clay Becker Badgers.


Although there were some bumps in the process, the co-op between the two teams can be deemed a success. The exclamation point came in the form of two wrestlers qualifying for the Class 2A state wrestling meet, which is Wednesday through Saturday inside the Xcel Energy Center.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.