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Bemidji’s Torlan Pittman, right, wrangles up Green Bay running back Lucien Walker during a recent game at the Sanford Center. The Axemen fell to the Tri-Cities Fever 51-50 Saturday night. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

INDOOR FOOTBALL: Pittman is Axemen's defensive anchor

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BEMIDJI — Whether it is indoor football, high school football, or college football, every defense needs an anchor. For the Bemidji Axemen, that anchor is 6-0, 280-pounder Torlan Pittman.


Pittman plays nose guard for the Axemen and has made 16 tackles — seven for a loss, with one sack — in nine games this season.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. 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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