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Red Wing's Ben Miller runs away from two Northfield defenders during the first quarter of the Wingers' 41-0 loss to the Raiders on Friday night. Miller had two catches for 28 yards in the game.

Football: A rough return to the Big Nine

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NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Everything was within reach until Joey Eckhoff raced 66 yards on a punt return to give Northfield a two-touchdown lead shortly before halftime.

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After that score, the Raiders stomped on the gas pedal, leaving Red Wing behind in the first Big Nine Conference game either team has played in several decades.

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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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