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Alexandria quarterback John Vogeler looked over the defense as he came to the line of scrimmage in the Cardinals' homecoming game against St. Cloud Apollo last year. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Alex football: Ready for the payoff

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Alexandria's John Vogeler has had the life of a traveling salesman this summer. Here one day, gone the next, all with the hope of selling himself for the future, while preparing for the present.


"It was very much of a grind," Vogeler said as the final days of summer ticked away this past Monday. "I would get back from one camp and get six hours of sleep, wake up and go to another camp...if I could take time off, I would, but there really wasn't that much time to take off."

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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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