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Brainerd Warriors qualifiers for the Class 2A state swimming and diving meet inc

SWIMMING AND DIVING: Warriors diver aims for podium finish


As a junior Brainerd's Britton Murrey was diving for a third straight trip to the state meet when illness derailed the chance of that happening at the Section 8-2A meet.

Warriors diving coach Owen Trout said Murrey missed about a month of practice, battling mononucleosis and a sinus infection, and lost almost 30 pounds.

“He had a real good start to last year's section meet,” Trout said. “After five dives he was in one of the top two spots. 

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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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