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Melrose snaps Perham's eight-year gymnastics streak

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Seeking their first state championship since 1995, the No. 1-ranked Melrose Dutchmen gymnastics team ended an eight-year Perham Yellowjacket streak taking the Minnesota Class A gymnastics championship out of Yellowjacket hands.


Perham, ranked No. 3 in Class A, finished in fourth place.

"Who would have ever expected us to be here," Perham Head Coach Charlie Fleck said.

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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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