Captains of the Brainerd Warriors softball team are Carlie Sweet (left), Karlie

SOFTBALL: Warriors should be in hunt for another state trip


For the first time in eight years the Brainerd Warriors reached the Class 3A state tournament in 2010, losing 1-0 to Burnsville and 7-0 to Prior Lake.

With nine starters returning, including ace pitcher Nikki Anderson, the Warriors should be knocking on the door to return to state in June.

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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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