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The Art Of Boxing

The Art Of Boxing

The Army Black Knights threw a lot of punches at the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium. It's not that coach Rich Ellerson's team wasn't pugnacious enough – it offered a spirited challenge to its guest from Muncie, Ind. The problem for the Black Knights? They didn't land enough blows.

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