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West Fargo celebrates its 2-1 state tournament qualifying win over Grand Forks Red River on Saturday at the Urban Plains Center. Submitted Photo.

West Fargo boys hockey team earns state berth by beating Red River

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On Feb. 22, 1980, the "Miracle on Ice" occurred when the United State men's hockey team accomplished the unimaginable by defeating the Soviet Union.

Nearly 30 years ago to the day, on Saturday, Feb. 20, the West Fargo boys hockey team earned a North Dakota state tournament berth by accomplishing its own "miracle," beating Grand Forks Red River for the first time - ever.

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