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The Fondrick brothers Alex and Isaac, earned a state berth in the Class 1A meet in doubles. It’s the first time in a long time the Lakers will be represented in the state tennis meet. BRIAN BASHAM/RECORD

Fondrick brothers break long DL state drought

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Over the years when brothers Isaac and Alex Fondrick would get bored, they usually had the solution – they’d go play tennis.

It was a good formula for some brother bonding, while playing the sport they both loved.


“We’d go out and play at midnight sometimes if we were bored,” said the elder Isaac, who just graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. “If we’re sitting around doing nothing, we’d just get up and go play tennis.”

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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.