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Laker senior Casey Paskey (26) will be one of the many playmakers DL will have to rely on during their hopeful deep playoff run. BRIAN BASHAM/DL NEWSPAPERS

Lakers defense of section title starts vs. Huskies

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The state tradition of the 1990’s and early part of the 2000’s, was strong for the Detroit Lakes football program.

During that time, four state championships were collected in 1992, 1993, 1995 and 2001.


After a 10-year drought of not reaching back to where the Lakers were accustomed to making – the state playoffs – the 2012 DL version busted through the Section 8-4A championship, thus staking claim to familiar territory.

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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.