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Laker head football coach Flint Motschenbacher, center, talks to the officials during a timeout against Fargo Shanley in the 2009 season opener. The Lakers finished the season 4-6 and earned a trip to the Section 8-4A semifinals. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Laker football's strong finish highlights 2009 season

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It's not the way you start a season, but the way you finish.

It's that adage the Detroit Lakes football team can take out of their 2009 season, after starting slow out of the gates with a 2-5 record, but finishing strong winning two of their final three games, while pushing the No. 2 seed Alexandria Cardinals to the limit in the Section 8-4A playoffs to finish 4-6.


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