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Senior John Vogeler (third from right) and Brandon Bistodeau accept the Section 8AAA championship trophy from Alexandria athletic director Dr. David Hartmann after the Cardinals beat Fergus Falls 59-50 in Moorhead last Thursday night. Alexandria will now play Austin in the first round of the state tournament at 2 p.m. today. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Sweet taste of state

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Even in the midst of losing eight of nine games from December 13 through January 17, the Alexandria boys’ basketball players and coaches never felt like they couldn’t be exactly where they find themselves this afternoon.


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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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