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Mike Rough, left, is with a pack of lead runners during Thursday's section meet in Owatonna. Rough qualified for the state meet with a sixth-place finish.

Rough qualifies for state cross country meet; Strandberg misses out by one place

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Hastings senior Mike Rough missed the first few weeks of the boys cross country season with an injury. But thanks to his great finish at last week's section cross country meet, his season will last a week longer than most.


Rough came back from an injury to place sixth overall at the section meet, and he'll run this Saturday in Northfield at the state meet.

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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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