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Sports Echoes - Feb. 20

Rookie Bud Grant of the Philadelphia Eagles ranked second as a pass receiver with 56 catches for 997 yards, one catch better than Pittsburgh’s Elbert Nickel and San Francisco’s Gordie Soltau. Grant is a former Superiorite and Soltau is a native of Duluth. (1953)

The Superior Flyers won the Wisconsin Bantam Hockey Tournament championship with a 1-0 victory over Eagle River. Mark Olson scored the game’s only goal on an assist from Mark Wellman. Goalies Tom Aro and Tim Shepard were credited with being major factors in the tournament, allowing a total of three goals in the four-game tourney. (1968)

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