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Perham head cross country coach Jeff Morris addressed the Perham student body in the high school auditorium Monday morning after returning with Perham's fourth state cross country title. Robert Williams/FOCUS

XC: Jeff Morris named national coach of the year

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PERHAM, Minn. - For the second time in three years, a Perham coach is receiving national attention.

Perham boys cross country coach Jeff Morris was named the National High School Coaches Association's coach of the year after guiding the Yellowjackets to a Minnesota Class 1A state title last week and the Division II NHSCA Championship awarded by


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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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