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September 26, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers top Perham
The Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving home opener was well worth the wait, as the Lakers and visiting Perham had an intense and close meet, as DL held on to win 183-127. The Lakers’ depth provided the extra boost, but so did the top-heavy talent which garnered six first-place...
sports / Lakers
September 26, 2013 - 10:01am
September 18, 2013
Laker swimming and diving team have tired legs in Park Rapids
Saturday’s Park Rapids Invite was a good lesson in conditioning for the Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving team, after finishing fifth with 214.5 points. The Lakers were coming off a late and grueling meet in Crookston Thursday and didn’t have their best times, but it...
September 18, 2013 - 12:25pm
September 8, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers have good showing in Bemidji
The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team is starting to measure up well in Section 8-1A, after finishing fifth in the Bemidji meet Saturday, but having only the Lumberjacks finish ahead of them out of all the section teams competing. The Lakers gathered 200 points, while Willmar...
sports / Lakers
September 8, 2013 - 11:30am
September 6, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers handle Cardinals in dual
The 2013 dual portion of the season kicked off for the Detroit Lakes swimming team, as the Lakers downed Staples-Motley 98-66 Thursday. Since there wasn’t a diving event, there were 11 races, with the Lakers winning six of them. Seventh grader Syd Gulon captured each the 200...
sports / Lakers
September 6, 2013 - 4:08pm
August 24, 2013
Detroit Lakes swimming & diving preview
Strong versatility and some young energy will be the two virtues which will propel the Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team into the 2013 season. The...
sports / Lakers
August 24, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 6, 2013
Breckenridge man in critical condition after head-first dive from dock
PERHAM, Minn. – A Breckenridge man was listed in critical condition Friday after taking a dive head first off a dock on Otter Tail Lake. Gene Erickson, 35, dove into 3-foot deep water Thursday on the east side of Otter Tail Lake, according to a news release from the Otter Tail...
News / accidents
July 6, 2013 - 2:12pm
June 30, 2013
Former DLHS swimmers and diver taking it to the next level...
In the history of Detroit Lakes swimming and diving, Melissa Paakh, Jon Melgaard and Quillan Oak have arguably left some of the biggest impacts...
June 30, 2013 - 11:00am
June 13, 2013
Mystery greets divers who probe Red River’s murky depths
FARGO — Roger Cullen got hooked on diving the Red River for its hidden secrets the day he found a military rifle, shotgun, pistol, steamboat...
June 13, 2013 - 8:38am
March 27, 2013
Laker boys swimming and diving wrap-up
With the departure of a significant amount of big-producing senior swimmers last season, the Detroit Lakes boys’ swimming and diving team was...
sports / Lakers
March 27, 2013 - 11:15am
Lakers have good showing at Section swim meet
The Detroit Lakes boy's swimming and diving team had a good showing at the Section 3A Championship Meet Friday and Saturday in the BTD Aquatics...
February 27, 2010 - 9:24pm
Laker diver Melgaard sets Bemidji pool record
The nasty weather over the course of last weekend put a bit of a wrench in the Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving team after missing several practices, but the Lakers still were able to come within four points of a victory in Bemidji on Tuesday. DL diver Jon Melgaard highlighted...
January 27, 2010 - 12:54pm
December 19, 2009
Melgaard tops own diving DLHS and pool records
DETROIT LAKES - After breaking the Detroit Lakes High School and the BTD Aquatics Center diving pool record, junior Jon Melgaard can say he's already been there, done that. Melgaard broke both of his previous DLHS and pool diving records Friday after scoring a 260.70 in a duel...
December 19, 2009 - 11:31am
December 4, 2009
Lakers swimming and diving hopes talent and depth mesh
The Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving team didn't only have a winning season last year, they are winning the numbers game this season....
December 4, 2009 - 3:16pm
Lakers break records during Mid-State meet
The Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team set two records during the Mid-State Conference meet, while the Perham Yellowjackets won the...
November 4, 2009 - 11:43am
September 30, 2009
Perham swimmers tip the Lakers in last event
It literally came down to the last few seconds of Tuesday's meet inside the BTD Aquatics Center to determine the victor between the Perham and Detroit Lakes swimming and diving teams. Unfortunately for the Lakers, the Yellowjackets nabbed second through fourth-place finishes in...
September 30, 2009 - 12:11pm