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Eric Morken, Echo Press Gideon Burnham tried to break a tackle by a Moorhead player in Wednesday's game with the Spuds that saw the Cards winning 30-24. Alexandria hosts Sauk Rapids-Rice tonight in the Section 8AAAA playoff opener.

8AAAA football: Cards hope for Rocori rematch

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The Alexandria football team was feeling pretty good about itself heading into the playoffs after two straight wins to wrap up the regular season last week.


That got the Cardinals exactly what they were hoping for as they wrapped up the No. 4 seed and host a home playoff game against Sauk Rapids tonight. The Storm come into tonight's game 2-6 after losing three straight to wrap up the season.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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