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Blue Anchors second baseman Dylan Dresel attempts to grab a bouncing throw and tag out Mankato’s Tyler Sullivan on Tuesday evening in the season opener at Knute Nelson Ballpark. Sullivan picked up the stolen base on the play and Mankato won the game 3-0. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Anchors optimistic early on

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Although the season started with a loss for the Blue Anchors at Knute Nelson Ballpark Tuesday, they feel the roster is strong enough to stay competitive in 2014.


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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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