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Detroit Lakes Swim Team: Row 1: Hunter Schleske, Mike Okeson, Christopher Diego Erickson, Isaac Clem, Austin Gedrose, Brady Labine, Spencer Heimark, Zane Freeman, Landon Lindsey, Carter Krengel. Row 2: Caleb Howard, Ryan Wendt, Jake Anderson, Jared Olson, Tristan K. Johnson, Ethan McCullough, Keenan Jones, Connor Bunn, Gunnar Feddersen. Row 3: Austin Nelson, Jacob Kempenich, Michael Richter, Austin Savig, Austin McCullough, Jordan George, Tristan Johnson, Gabriel Kitzmann, Isaac Howard, Quinn Bakken

Lakers hope not to miss a beat

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Yes, the Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving team will have to make up a load of points after losing their 2011-12 core to graduation.


And yes, when the Lakers take to the pool in their season opener Saturday in Fergus Falls, there will be plenty of new faces looking to contribute.

But no, expectations are not any lower, even after losing four state qualifiers -- and one state champion -- off of last year's team.

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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.