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Cards have just enough


August 30, 2019

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Members of the Cromwell-Wright football team, with only 13 players, practice earlier this week.

With four state tournament titles and a ton of trips to the state tournament, the Cromwell-Wright football team is one of the premier football programs in Minnesota. But high school sports invariably see ebb and flow with athletes and numbers. The Cardinals are facing something they haven't seen in many years - a lack of numbers.

"Our numbers are the lowest they've ever been," explained longtime head coach Jeff Gronner. "We have 13 players, which is down from the 17 players we had last year."

Despite the low numbers last year, the Cards made it to the state semifinals before bowing out of t...

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