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Rachel Nelson is looking to make a return trip to the state meet in her senior season. She finished in a tie for 36th place at the 2012 state tournament. She is also the defending Heart O’ Lakes Conference Medalist and will challenge a host of golfers from the defending state champion Detroit Lakes team at Sections. Photos by Robert Williams/FOCUS

Golf runs in the family for Rachel Nelson

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PERHAM — For Perham senior Rachel Nelson, golf is in the gene pool.

“Being a Nelson it kind of runs in the family,” she said.


Nelson has had an impressive senior year already. She is a member of the Section qualifying Speech team that is still in contention for a state trip.

She was also nominated for the MSHSL league AAA distinction, along with Mark Huebsch.

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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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