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Photos by Brian Hansel Wadena-Deer Creek players celebrate on the field after defeating West Central Area 12-6 Wedneday night in Wadena.

First win 'feels beautiful' for Wolverines

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The Wadena-Deer Creek football team finally walked away a winner Wednesday night and their timing was superb.

Their 12-6 victory over West Central Area before a Parents' Night crowd snapped a 23-game losing streak that reached back to a September night in 2007 when they defeated WCA 18-13 on the same field.


The symmetry of the victory was not lost on WDC's seniors who have suffered through all three seasons of the losing streak and remember when it began.

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