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WARRIORS ATHLETE OF WEEK: Parsons hopes early jumps no fluke


All Nate Parsons has to do is be consistent.

That’s the challenge the Brainerd Warriors’ triple jumper confronts after winning the season’s first two indoor meets and finishing a few inches shy of what it would take to automatically qualify for the state meet.

“It will be pretty disappointing if I just jump big in the first meet and taper off,” Parsons said. “But I think this shows me I will probably be around there for the majority of the season.

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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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