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Laker freshman Sara Schumacher clears the crossbar during a pole vault attempt Saturday. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE

DL girls persevere through adversity to finish 4th overall out of 9 teams

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There are obstacles leading up to every big event a team partakes in, but for the Detroit Lakes girls’ track and field team, those obstacles became a bit larger before the Class 2A State True Team meet.


Losing a couple of leading point scorers in sprinter Lindsey Heinecke and Megan Lindquist, the Lakers had to overcome plenty of adversity right before the state True Team meet, which was held in Stillwater Saturday.

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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.