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Photo courtesy / Tessa Gould and Jeff Gould Members of the 1987 Jamestown High School basketball team are pictured at a team reunion in Fargo in 2013. Pictured are front row, from left Jeff Gould, Bryan Flam, coach Jerry Meyer, Kelly Young, Kevin Ohnstad. Middle row, Debbie Belcher. Back row, from left, assistant coach George Helmstetler, assistant coach Dean Kraft, Jason Carroll, Roger Stroh, Steve Dick. Not pictured team members: Steve Koenig, Kory Wahl, Bruce Dobson.

Meyer praised by players, coaches: Legendary JHS basketball coach dies at 82 in Minot

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Jerry Meyer, who put Jamestown High School basketball on the map in the 1970s and 1980s, died at a Minot hospital on Monday.

The Rugby native, who arrived in Jamestown in 1965, had dealt with Alzheimer’s in recent years. He was 82 years old. Funeral arrangements had not been determined as of Tuesday night.

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Dave Selvig
Selvig has been a sports writer at The Sun since 1999 and sports editor since 2009.
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