This story appeared in the December ESPN RISE Magazine.
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Dylan Vaughn and Kaleb Gardner: Illinois bass fishing state champions. A year ago, the juniors from Frankfort (West Frankfort, Ill.) never thought they'd hear a statement like that.
The two close friends have been avid fishermen since elementary school, but it was just something they'd do in their free time. Then last year, the Illinois High ...Read full story