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Perham's Coach Dave Cresap leading the way in wake of Zach Gabbard's collapse

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Begin today with the end in mind. Anyone who has ever been coached by Perham High School basketball coach Dave Cresap knows that phrase.


Simple as it may seem, living up to that goal is a challenging task.

Yet, it is a task Cresap has tried to live up to.

Perham, a community of 2,559 people in northeastern Otter Tail County, has been shaken since one of Cresap's basketball players - Zach Gabbard - collapsed more than a week ago during a game.

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