Section 8A diving postponed to Friday; swimming sites on schedule for Saturday

The Laker swimming and diving team will host the swimming portion of the Section 8A championships with Fergus Falls and Perham at the DLCCC Saturday. The diving portion at Bemidji high school has been moved to Friday. Robert Williams / Tribune

The diving portion of the Section 8A Girls Swimming & Diving meet at Bemidji high school has been postponed until Friday, Oct. 23 due to weather, according to Jim Weinzierl, executive secretary of MSHSL Region 8A.

The swimming meet is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at three different sites due to pandemic restrictions on the number of teams allowed to compete in one location.

Bemidji high school will host one site and compete alongside Fosston/Bagley, Park Rapids and Grand Rapids; Detroit Lakes will host Fergus Falls and Perham at the DLCCC; Warroad will host Crookston and Thief River Falls.

The diving schedule remains the same for Friday.



11-11:45 a.m. - Bemidji, Grand Rapids, Park Rapids

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Fergus, DL, Perham

12:30-12:50 p.m. - open board


1 p.m. - 11 dive finals

Robert Williams has been a sports editor for Forum Communications in Perham and Detroit Lakes since 2011.
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