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Blizzard hockey: Crouse ready for new era in Tier III

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Alexandria native Jeff Crouse had options after the Alexandria Blizzard made the decision to move its Tier II team to Brookings: Move to South Dakota or stay in Alexandria to help establish the Tier III team that will be coming to town for its inaugural season this September.


In the end, Crouse's personal ties to the area and the Blizzard's belief that he was the best man to get this team up and running led to him being named the new head coach for Alexandria's Tier III team.

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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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