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Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week: Amanda Murphy and Emery Whalen

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Prescott cross country runner Amanda Murphy and Ellsworth football player Emery Whalen are the Pierce County Herald Prep Athletes of the Week


Murphy, a sophomore, medaled in her first cross country meet by placing eighth at the New Richmond Invitational

Whalen, a junior, helped the Ellsworth High School football team stay undefeated in a 23-0 win at Amery. Whalen threw for 73 yards on 8-of-13 passing and also threw a touchdown pass of 11 yards to Jarek Fischer. 

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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