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The state Laker swimming team includes (left side, front to back) Michael Richter, Austin McCullough and Isaac Clem. (Right side, front to back) Caleb Howard and Jared Olson. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Swimming & Diving: Half a dozen Lakers make state

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There is just one window of opportunity to make a splash and make all the hard work through a swimming and diving season all worth it.


For the Detroit Lakes boys’ swimming and diving team, their timing was more than perfect, as the Lakers qualified a total of six competitors for the Class 1A state meet in a half a dozen events.

“The guys did it when it counted,” said DL head coach Rian Heimark. “They performed when they needed to.”

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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.