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Brainerd Softball wins Section 8-3A final


Ali Beadle hit a walkoff, three-run home run on a two out, full-count pitch to send the Brainerd Warriors back to the Class 3A state softball tournament with Wednesday’s 6-3 victory over the Elk River Elks in the Section 8-3A final at Adamson Field in Brainerd.

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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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