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Laker assistant coach Tim Swenson has been the defensive strategist for the Detroit Lakes girls’ basketball team. But he was also pretty good during his high school playing days. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Laker coach hit winning basket to go to state 30 years ago

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By Thomas Hintgen

Thirty years have gone by since Tim Swenson scored the winning basket in the final seconds of the 1984 Region 8AA basketball title game, vaulting Fergus Falls to its first state boys basketball appearance in 27 years.


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