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Red Wing goalie Andy Tarr makes a diving save on a penalty shot during the first half of the Wingers' 1-0 victory over Winona Cotter Tuesday. (Republican Eagle photo by Kyle Stevens)

Boys Soccer: Tarr, Fernandez lead Red Wing to victory

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The penalty shot in soccer seems out of place. With so many bodies in motion at any given time, to see one player lined up on a stationary ball, with a goaltender in front of him and idle teammates and opponents behind him, it is a scene that does not bring to mind the organized chaos that so often defines the game.

Yet that one moment of relative quiet is charged with tension. And the goalie is the one tasked with trying to stop a shot that so often cannot be.

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Kyle Stevens
Kyle Stevens is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, Kyle worked at the Owatonna People’s Press, as well as KWLM and KLFN in Willmar. You can contact Kyle by phone at (651) 301-7879, via e-mail at kstevens@republican-eagle.com, and follow him on Twitter @RE_KStevens.
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