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Bemidji’s wide receiver Alex Fenson makes a first quarter reception breaking a tackle in the open field for extra yardage during Wednesday night’s game against Sartell-Saint Stephen. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

FOOTBALL: Sartell overcomes fast start by Bemidji for comeback victory


BEMIDJI – The Bemidji High School football team appeared to have all the momentum at the start of their game against Sartell-St. Stephen.

The Lumberjacks scored 17 straight points in the first quarter and a half of play Wednesday night at a chilly, rainy, Chet Anderson Stadium to take what appeared to be a commanding 17-0 lead.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on Bemidji State but also covering area high schools. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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