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The Bemidji boys track and field team will be represented at the state track and field meet by Brady Schmidt (center) in the 100 and the 4x800 relay team of Scott Hulsebus, Gunnar Nelson, Sam Carlson and Elias Hendrickson. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Motivation spurs Lumberjacks

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BEMIDJI - A year ago the Bemidji 4x800 relay team of Jake Urban, Isak Sommer, John Buckanaga and Alex Schoneberger captured the state title with a time of 7:49.15.


All four members of that unit graduated and this spring few who follow high school track expected Bemidji to duplicate that result.

BHS junior Elias Hendrickson, however, was not counted among that group.

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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