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Cloquet’s Brandon Conklin hits the ball during Tuesday’s high school baseball game against Duluth Denfeld at Ed Mettner Field. Steve Kuchera/Forum Communications

Lumberjacks up and running

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CLOQUET—Cloquet’s white, pristine baseball uniforms didn’t stay that way for long during the team’s home debut Friday.


Junior speedsters Gavin Takkunen and Hunter Roberts were covered from head to toe in Ed Mettner Field dirt after helping lead the Lumberjacks to a 5-2 victory over Hibbing.

“I love being dirty,” said Takkunen, the leadoff hitter.

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