Jesper Johnson (left) of the Spartans ran with the Quaffle while trying to avoid

Chasers & Keepers & Seekers, oh my!


Muggle students rejoice: Quidditch has come to Brainerd. 

The fictional sport created by J.K. Rowling in the popular Harry Potter series has been played out in the gymnasium at Washington Educational Services Building over the last six weeks. 

It’s all there, too. Chasers, Beaters, Keepers and Seekers; Quaffles, a Snitch, brooms and three goals a side, set atop posts.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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