By Chris Palmquist
LE MARS, Iowa--For the first time since December, 2006, Le Mars beat Bishop Heelan on the basketball court.
The Bulldogs snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Crusaders with a 72-61 win Saturday night.
The series had been so one-sided that Heelan won 24 of the previous 25 contests.
With the loss, the seventh-ranked Crusaders fall to 4-2 on the season. They host Unity Christian on Tuesday.
Le Mars improves to 5-2 with the win. The Bulldogs travel to Estherville Lincoln Central on Tuesday.