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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Huskies don't blink in a state semifinal victory

Burlington set to go for fifth consecutive 1A state championship today at 3:30 p.m.


March 3, 2018

CASPER — Having reigned as the 1A boys basketball champions the past four seasons, the Burlington Huskies get every team's best shot and if a team is going to deny them their fifth-straight championship blinking is not advisable.

The Encampment Tigers were one minute and 54 seconds away from dethroning the Huskies Friday night at Casper College, but Burlington showed their championship resolve and defeated the Tigers 48-42 in the 1A State semifinals.

"We were at the point of do or die, and that's what I told them. I made them all look me in the eye and commit to finishing and I thought at...

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