Thursday, March 18, 2010


A half century ago, Apple Duathlon founder and director until 2009, Daryl Stevens (#42 above and having a good "hair day" right) was a member of Edgerton, Minnesota's legendary high school basketball team. Daryl, a.k.a. "Pam's husband" and "the guy with the great car" (You should see it! It's really cool!), and his teammates will be introduced at halftime of the final Minnesota State High School Championship game on March 27.

Here's more on that historic game in 1960 and its enduring impact on Edgerton and Minnesota basketball:

On a bitterly cold weekend in southwest Minnesota, Edgerton residents converged on J.H. Brovold Gymnasium in December of 2008, eager to extend a warm welcome to 10 members of the 1960 state championship Flying Dutchmen basketball team.

The occasion was the release of “Edgerton: A Basketball Legend,” a 277-page hardcover book chronicling the improbable journey of the community’s 1960 state champions, athletes who let nothing or no one interfere with their incredible run. It was one of the team’s largest reunions since a 27-0 season in which Edgerton, population 1,019, became the smallest community ever to produce a state basketball title when the Minnesota State High School League sponsored only one classification. READ