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Maea Wall of Bemidji competes in the girls Class AA long jump during the Minnesota State Track and Field Meet on Friday in St. Paul. Michael Vosburg | Forum News Service

TRACK AND FIELD: Lumberjacks set school records, send one to finals at Class AA state meet

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ST. PAUL — Bemidji senior Sam Carlson broke the school record in the 800 meter run and qualified for today’s finals at the Minnesota State Class AA Track and Field Championships at Hamline University in St. Paul.


Carlson ran the race in 1 minute, 54.63 seconds, finishing second in his heat. He beat Alex Schoneberger’s previous record of 1:54.95.

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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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