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JON MELGAARD performs one of his 11 dives during the Mid-State Conference meet Friday inside the BTD Aquatics Center. Melgaard shattered the conference diving record with his 506 score.

Laker boys repeat as conference champions

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Over the course of the last three years, the trophy case visible on the wall as you enter the Detroit Lakes High School pool has been getting less and less space after each Laker meet and invite.


Now, it's officially full to capacity.

The Laker boys' swimming and diving team clinched its second-consecutive Mid-State Conference championship Friday evening inside the BTD Aquatics Center, and broke four meet records along the way.

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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.