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Perham's Zach Gabbard is wheeled on the playing court by volunteer coach Craig Dahms on Wednesday before their game against Virginia at the Minnesota Class 2A state boys tournament in Minneapolis. David Samson/The Forum

Perham's Zach Gabbard, who collapsed during high school basketball game, reunites with team for first time at state tourney

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Minneapolis - Instead of just "One Clap for Zach," there was plenty of clapping when he showed up at Williams Arena. The last time Zach Gabbard was on a basketball court, on Jan. 20, he collapsed while playing. Yet on Wednesday, the 17-year-old was full of life when he was on hand to watch the Perham boys basketball team win its first-ever game in the Minnesota Class 2A state boys basketball tournament with a 57-40 win over Virginia.


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