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Stories of success at state abound for area athletes
Brodhead-Juda's Brady Colden pulled out a 4-2 overtime win over Luck/Frederic/Grantsburg senior Tony Britton at 170 pounds to win a WIAA Division 2 state wrestling championship at the Kohl Center. (Times file photo)
MONROE - Before many sports fans count down the minutes until the ball drops and they pop a cork to celebrate the new year, there are several more 2015 stories to recall and honor. One small town has one of the top cross country dynasties in the history of the WIAA and a football team that is an annual state contender. Two other small towns enjoyed celebrating a first for their program and, despite not having an indoor training facility for year-round play, the Monroe tennis program proved they can be players in the state tournament field.