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The Alexandria Aces perform for a screaming crowd at the University of Connecticut two seasons ago. Members in the pyramid include (bottom, left to right) Thomas Anderson, Brock Anderson and Zach Harstad. Middle, left to right, is Toby Novotny and Josh Molden and the top performer is Lucas Harstad. (Contributed)

Awesome Aces: Taking the big stage

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This is part two of a two-part series on how the Alexandria Aces have turned into one of the best halftime basketball shows of any group in the country. Part one ran in the Wednesday, October 23 issue of the Echo Press


Alexandria’s Larry Novotny watches over a group of talented kids in the Lakes Area gymnasium on a night in early October with mixed emotions.

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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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