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The Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team won the District 23 championship in 1963 with a come from behind victory over Moorhead inside the Concordia College Fieldhouse. The team included (L to R) front: Bob St. Marie, head coach George Hanson, Jim Lee and Bill Hawkins. Middle: Mike Rohde, Jon Boisclair, Pete Irvine and assistant coach Dell Mollberg. Back: Bob Lee, Eddy Larson, Byron Larson, Glenn Fredrickson, Bob Philstrom and Dick Schneider. (Detroit Lakes Tribune)

The 'Greatest District DL Finish'

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It was the team which wouldn't die, one which played to the end no matter the score.

It was that type of attitude that paid off for the 1962-63 Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team, which netted the District 23 championship with a historical second-half in the title game against their biggest rival in the Moorhead Spuds.


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