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Bewarder becomes first-ever DL swim champ

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Even breaking tradition couldn't stop Detroit Lakes Henrik Bewarder from making history by becoming the school's first-ever state champion in swimming.


Bewarder brought home the gold in the Class 1A 500-yard freestyle event Saturday inside the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center, beating the state field with a time of 4:47.47.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.