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LP-A’s Jed Swegarden (left) talks with a referee during a Raider football game. Swegarden is resigning his football coaching duties after 14 years. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Swegarden helped raise Raider football to new heights

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The process of making a high school sports program a consistently successful one is something not done overnight.

Success is also not defined just by winning, but by what kind of young adults it produces and how that particular sport and team has influenced what those said student/athletes have become in the future.


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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.