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Aitkin’s Tesch tough second time around


Courtney Tesch is a fast-learner on the mound.

During a Great River Conference game against Ogilvie April 14, the Lions roughed up Tesch and the Aitkin Gobblers for a 16-1 victory. Ogilvie scored its 16 runs on eight hits and 10 walks.

Fast forward to May 9. Tesch struck out five and walked just one in a conference rematch with Ogilvie as she no-hit the Lions in an 11-1 victory.

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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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