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Brainerd’s Beadle comes up big in clutch, again


We’ve all dreamt it.

Ali Beadle lived it and lived it large.

Beadle’s jaw dropping, Achilles’ popping, heart stomping three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning during a 3-3 Section 8-3A championship game with the count full and two outs might go down as the most dramatic softball moment in Brainerd Warriors history.

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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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