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Semi-Pro Football: Lumberjacks stumble in season opener


IRONDALE — Wade Steier rushed for 60 yards, threw for 70 more and retuned an interception for a touchdown for the Brainerd Lumberjacks in their season-opening 42-7 loss to the Twin Cities Titans Saturday.

Steier’s offensive stats all came in the second half, after he filled in for starting quarterback Jackson Illies.

Lumberjacks head coach JJ Kern said the switch was to give both Illies and Steier an opportunity.

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