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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

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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 is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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