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Cloquet Team 1 youth soccer player Hazel Houle (top) concentrates on defending her area during the first half of Monday night’s game against Cloquet Team 2.

CLOQUET—Wearing her aqua blue, orange-laced cleats, plastic shin guards and Cloquet uniform, 9-year-old Roena Diver loves soccer, except for playing goalkeeper.

“It’s too boring — too much standing ...

 Cloquet USG 12-and-Under youth softball players include: (front row, from left) Raeann Barney, Vanna Kelley, Morgan Van Reese, Brenna McClarey, (middle row) Coach Merle Kelley, Lucy Sinkkonen, Amanda Paul, Miranda Kelley, Bella Anderson, (back row) Coach Jason Eckenberg, Lexi Perry, Coach Jeff Woollett, Molly Fineday, Shelby Peil and Coach Randy Anderson. Contributed Photo

Last weekend, Merle Kelley hosted the first-ever Cloquet 12-and-Under mid-August youth softball tournament, but that wasn’t the only first.

Members of the Thunder offensive line practice for extra points, with Cloquet’s Logan Crowser kicking and Jamie Fore holding the ball. Fore also plays strong safety while Crowser will likely punt and play linebacker, Coach Keith Turner said. The team hosts Minnesota State-Fergus Falls at noon Saturday, Aug. 23, at Esko’s new field for its first game. Jana Peterson/

If it seems like the football season is starting early for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College — it is.