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Steele replaces Gantner as Woodchucks manager

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Brandon Steele was the NWL's 2008 coach of the year Brandon Steele was the NWL's 2008 coach of the year

by Bryon Graff

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The Woodchucks head into the new season with Brandon Steele as their manager.  He takes over for Jim Gantner, who managed the past two seasons.

The Chucks still plan to have Gantner perform a role to be determined. 

Steele was last year's Northwoods League coach of the year.  He was a guest on Monday afternoon's WXCO-AM 1230 radio show Woodchucks Plus co-hosted by Bryon Graff and Clark Eckhoff.

The Woodchucks open the 2009 season at Eau Claire on May 28.  They host the Express on the 29th to start a 5-game homestand.

Online Reporter: Bryon Graff

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