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Semi-Pro Football: Lumberjacks stung in championship game - again

WOODBURY — The No. 6-seeded Brainerd Lumberjacks saw their season end at the hands of the top-seeded Minnesota Sting 50-0 in the Midwest Premier Football League Championship game Saturday night at East Ridge High School.

Brainerd finished the year with a 6-5 mark.

“They are the third-ranked team in the nation for a reason, they practice a lot more and have a great organization,” said Lumberjacks head coach J.J. Kern. “We need to get back at it next season and work on building our team.”

Kern won’t have to wait long to resume football activities as he will take on the role of head coach of the Fargo-Moorhead Lumberjacks in the Midwest Fall Football League. The fall league will consist of eight teams across the state. Playoffs will begin in October following an 8-game regular season.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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