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The Perham boys basketball team's run to the state title last season was the biggest story in the past two years. The defense of that title should prove just as big a story as it will be a feat. Photos by Bob Williams.

Column: Logged miles and state titles


With the end of the girls swimming season, a close has come to the autumnal sporting season and did so in a rare occurrence, with no state champion.

I mean that as a compliment.

As winter sports begin practice, so do I, on the end of my second year covering Perham, New York Mills and the surrounding areas.

Growing up near here and playing against Perham teams as a kid, I had an instinct, as to what kind of athletic area this was and I was thrown into it immediately.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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