MANKATO — Crosby-Ironton High School graduate Stacy Gustafson, a member of the St. Scholastica women's cross country team, helped the Saints capture their 11th consecutive Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday.
Gustafson finished 15th with a time of 25:23. She was one of seven Saints seven runners to earn all-conference honors for finishing in the top 12.
The Saints will compete in the NCAA Division III Central Regional Championships Nov. 19 at Waverly, Iowa. The race begins at noon.
Area residents compete in karate invitational
Three lakes area residents were among 53 karate athletes who competed in the Kata Invitational at Central Minnesota Karate in Sartell Oct. 28.
Ciara Pritschet of Brainerd placed first in Adult Black Belts II.
Jenna Swenson of Baxter was first in Youth Brown Belt Level I.
Koral Topley-King of Brainerd was second in Youth Yellow-Orange Belt.
Jeff Hand, Brainerd, aced the 148-yard third hole of Grand View Lodge’s Woods Course at The Pines Oct. 29 using a pitching wedge.