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SWIMMING AND DIVING: S-M’s Beachy captures two conference titles


DETROIT LAKES — Jaelin Beachy’s two victories highlighted the Staples-Motley Cardinals’ fourth-place finish Friday at the Mid-State Conference championship.

Beachy won the 50-yard freestyle in a personal-best time of 25.34 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.04. Beachy, broke Beth Morris’ (Park Rapids) record of 1:10.52 set in 1997.

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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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