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The 4x200 relay team broke the Perham high school record, May 20, in Barnesville, with a time of 1:33.51. The previous record, set in 1999, was 1:33.74 L to R: Ben Waldon, Cody Soderstrom, Chris Scheidecker, Mike Wiskow

Perham Track sweeps Pelican Rapids HOL meet


It must be a rather daunting task to line up next to Yellowjackets at conference meets. Both the girls and boys teams won the Heart O' Lakes Conference Meet at Pelican Rapids.

"We had a outstanding team effort from both our boys and girls teams," Head Coach Mike Peterson said. "They put (in) their best efforts of the season and worked together to win the HOL."

Perham took home first place in 14 of the 36 events.

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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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