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Pictured in the front row from left to right are Logan Shoen, Colin Shoen, Alex Neuman and Andy Neuman. In the back row are Zach Mellick, Tyler Mellick, Nate Flynn and Matt Flynn. (Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson)

Four sets of brothers competing for Raiders

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When Hastings boys hockey coach Russ Welch began to fill out the roster for this year's team, he started to notice a unique trend.

A lot of the last names were the same.


There were two Flynns - Nate and Matt.

Then there were two Mellicks - Tyler and Zach.

Then there were two Neumans - Alex and Andy.

And, to round it out, there were two Shoens - Logan and Colin.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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