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Football: Solberg, Littlewolf play in North Dakota Shrine Bowl

Local football players invited to play in the North Dakota Shrine Bowl All-Star Game

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Detroit Lakes' Christian Solberg and Mahnomen-Waubun's Justin Littlewolf played in the North Dakota Shrine Bowl All-Star Game on June 18, 2022 at Mayville State University.
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MAYVILLE – Two area football players competed in the North Dakota Shrine Bowl All-Star Game on June 18 at Mayville State University.

Detroit Lakes’ Christian Solberg and Mahnomen-Waubun's Justin Littlewolf were invited to play for the 11-Man West team.

The North Dakota Shrine Bowl All-Star Game honors high school athletes who excel on the football field and exemplify high character. The event promotes awareness to the Shriners Children’s fund. Shriners Children’s is committed to providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. The Shrine Bowls has been a tradition since 1974.

Players invited to the Shrine Bowl checked in on Tuesday, June 14, for a week-long celebration of football and fundraising.

Solberg helped lead Detroit Lakes to a 6-4 record from the running back and defensive back positions. Littlewolf played on both sides of the line for a Thunderbirds team that went 9-2 and won the Section 8A championship.

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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