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Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week: Noah Wells, Nick Opdahl, Dennis Schutz, Emma Gaustad and Amanda Murphy

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Five prep high school athletes were tabbed as the Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week.

Three of them are cross country runners. They are Elmwood/Plum City's Noah Wells, Spring Valley's Emma Gaustad and Prescott's Amanda Murphy. They will all represent their teams, schools, communities and the county at the state meet this Saturday as all qualified last week in sectional meets. Wells is the first such state qualifier in the history of the Elmwood/Plum City co-op program.


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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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