Weather Forecast

The Laker swimming and diving team proudly wear their pink swim caps, which is in honor of bringing awareness to breast and ovarian cancer. The money to purchase the caps was donated by Jessica Peterson and Jenny Lessman., who organize a 5K run/walk and a 10K race, which benfits the Sanford Cancer’s Embrace Survivorship Program. The races were held May 11, in Detroit Lakes. BRIAN BASHAM/DL NEWSPAPERS

Swimming & Diving: Ironwoman honors met by 18 Lakers

Email News Alerts

After Tuesday’s home meet against visiting Staples-Motley inside the BTD Aquatics Center, the Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team can be considered a squad full of Ironwomen.


The Ironwomam challenge is one set forth by DL head coach Carol McCarthy, which names those who have competed in all eight swimming events at one time or another during the season.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.