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Area Male Athlete: Flyers' Eckman a big play producer


Homecoming wasn’t looking very welcoming for the Little Falls Flyers.

Even after Collin Eckman returned the opening kickoff of the Sept. 29 football game 88 yards for a 6-0 Flyers lead, things weren’t looking good.

“We weren’t expecting that, it just pretty much came open,” said Eckman of the opening return. “We blocked it perfectly and I saw the seam and didn’t stop running.”

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Jermey Millsop
My career at the Brainerd Dispatch began May 11, 1999 after graduating from North Dakota State University. My areas of emphasis includes local high school sports, Central Lakes College, the lakes area golf mecca and once a year I dabble in the NHRA when the Lucas Oil Nationals come to Brainerd International Raceway.
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