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Junior running back Alex Mason (43) tries to spin away from a Grand Rapids tackle near the goal line in the first half of Friday night's game at Mollberg Field. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers

Lakers quiet Thunderhawks

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DETROIT LAKES - Much like a test with a big red circled "A" on it, the Detroit Lakes football team had all the answers against a high-scoring Grand Rapids team which entered Friday's game 2-0 and ranked No. 10 in Class 4A.


The Thunderhawks were flying high before Friday's tilt, scoring a combined 90 points in their two decisive victories, but against a reborn Laker defense, they struggled to put up much of a fight as DL picked up its first win of the season 27-6.

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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.