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Lincoln High School senior Will Balow spent a lot of his high school career in front of a crowd in the gym, where the home wrestling meets were held. Balow will wrestle at the University of Minnesota starting in the fall. (Republican Eagle photo by John R. Russett)

Balow goes above and beyond

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LAKE CITY – Will Balow loves sports, which made his senior year at Lincoln High School that much more difficult.

On Sept. 20, 2013, in a game against Lourdes High School in Rochester, Balow jumped over an opposing player and as he pivoted his knee it gave out and he felt a pop.


He got up and jogged off the field. There wasn’t a lot of pain, he said, but an MRI later revealed a complete tear of his ACL.

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