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Somerset senior Aaron Joppru inspects his pole before making an attempt in the state pole vault competition. The event was moved indoors because of the rain in La Crosse over the weekend.

Somerset's Joppru, Praschak win state track championships

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Most track teams think it’s an incredible year when they can have one athlete win a state championship at the WIAA State Track Championships.


So, you can imagine the elation among the Somerset Spartans, who had two athletes bring home gold medals for state championship efforts from the 2014 state meet at Veterans Stadium at UW-La Crosse on Friday and Saturday.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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