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File photo Perham head basketball coach Dave Cresap has his eyes set on a return to the state tournament to defend the Yellowjackets' 2011 Class 2A title.

The epitome of 'Perham Pride'


Pride has a multitude of meanings to different people, some deserved and some not. It is those who deal with tragedy and turn it to triumph that can boast best, and that is no ordinary achievement.

If a degree of difficulty was attached to circumstances providing an opportunity to be outstanding, Perham head basketball coach and sixth grade teacher Dave Cresap's past 14 months would range from mortifying to exemplary and all stages in between.

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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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