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Area Female Athlete: PR-B's Kelley steps up in friends absence


Brittany Kelley knew immediately what needed to be done.

When the Pine River-Backus Tigers senior forward learned her teammate and friend, Tatum Sheley, would miss playing time because of an injury, she went to work.

Kelley hit the gym. She worked on her shot and on her post moves.

She hit the weight room and got stronger. But more important she worked on her teammates. She made sure they stayed confident their goal was still in reach.

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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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