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MOORHEAD — Ron Lippert first thought he was losing his shooting touch during an amateur state basketball tournament in the late 1990s.


“I felt like I was pushing the ball and not shooting the ball,” Lippert said.

At the time, he attributed the missed shots to being out of shape. It turned out to be the early stages of Parkinson’s disease.

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Eric Peterson
Peterson covers small college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.

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