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Woodbury girls basketball coach Dave Preller waited Thursday for White Bear Lake to receive its Section 4AAAA championship award after defeating the Royals and putting an end to his 24-year career. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker

Preller's career ends just short of state bid


Dave Preller's head coaching career at Woodbury High School came to an end Thursday in the Section 4AAAA championship game against White Bear Lake.

The Bears nipped the Royals 42-39, sending White Bear Lake to the state tournament.

Preller said it was odd looking up at the scoreboard for the last time, but said the game won't be one he'll analyze the rest of his days off the court

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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