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Keeghan Hurley wins the Class A state championship in front of a contingent of Perham fans at St. Olaf. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Individual state champion Hurley leads Perham to back-to-back state titles


NORTHFIELD — Keeghan Hurley won the Minnesota Class A individual cross country title in ideal weather conditions and led the Perham Yellowjackets to their second straight, and fifth overall, state championship in their 12 consecutive appearance at St. Olaf.

Hurley joins his father, Don, as the first-ever father-son duo to win state cross country titles. Don was a back-to-back state champion in 1976-77.

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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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