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DL's Michael Herzog is 66 yards off of setting the Lakers' all-time single-season rushing record, with 1,361 yards. Mark Leslie, who resides in Dent, holds the record with 1,427 yards, set in 1985. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers

Lakers bring back state football tradition

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The Detroit Lakes football team is back in familiar territory.

Led by a stingy defense and a punishing rushing game, the Class 4A No. 3 ranked Lakers won their 12th section championship in another classic title game in the Fargodome last Thursday, en route to their first state playoff berth in 10 years.


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