The Central Minnesota Conference has named Pierz wrestler Chris Young and Pierz girls' basketball player Sheila Stegora male and female athletes of the week.
Young, a senior, won the 160-pound weight class at the Hinckley-Finlayson tournament Jan. 15, raising his record to 12-0. Earlier this season, Young won titles at the Prior Lake and Little Falls tournaments. The three wins Jan. 15 gave Young 151 career wins, the most in school history.
Stegora, a sophomore, scored 39 points, had 13 rebounds, seven steals, seven assists and one block in two games for the Pioneers.
Johnson nabs third place
CRANDON, Wis., -- Amanda Johnson of Aitkin raced her Polaris to third place in the pro women's final in the World Snowmobile Association Snocross Worldwide Championship Series at the International Off-Road Raceway on Sunday.
Fellow Polaris racer Julie Thul won the feature. Nicole Nicholas on a Ski Doo was second. As of Jan. 23, Johnson and Nicholas are tied for second in season points with 180 each.
Polaris factory racer Trevor John of Crosslake finished eighth in the Pro Stock final and 11th in the Pro Open final. Team Arctic Cat's Blair Morgan won both finals.
Josh Goble of Baxter raced his Arctic Cat to a seventh-place finish in the Semi Pro Open final.
Speedway has second ice race
In the second week of competition at the North Star Speedway Dave Mass recorded his second straight win along with Kevin Baron in the front wheel hard rubber class.
Other results from Sunday:
Rear wheel drive super studs -- 1. Dave Mass, 2. Greg Tomberlin, 3. Randy Tomberlin
Front wheel drive super studs -- 1. Dan Schroeder, 2. Ryan Jenson, 3. Gene Baron
Front wheel hard rubber -- 1. Kevin Baron, 2. Troy Jordan, 3. Chad Erlandson
Rear wheel drive rubber -- 1. Mike Nash, 2. Dave Mass, 3. Greg Tomberlin
Four wheelers -- 1. Scott Baron, 2. Tim Johnson, 3. Dale Koering
Next Sunday racing begins at 1 p.m. at the speedway which is located 13 miles south of Brainerd on Highway 25, and three miles west on County Road 139.
Golden Glovers participate in event
Kolyn Crawford and Andy Wilcox of Golden Lakes Boxing Club won at 147 and 125 pounds, respectively, in Golden Gloves boxing at Sauk Rapids Saturday.
Ben Lastovich, at 156, 115-pounder Devin Hollingsworth and 160-pounder Dan Soakup also competed.
The club will be in action 7 p.m. Saturday at the Crosby-Ironton High School gymnasium.
Conference honors Flyers' Feia
Kendall Feia of Little Falls has been named the Central Lakes Conference performer of the week in boys' basketball. The junior forward had 24 points and seven rebounds in a 67-53 loss to Willmar.
The Dispatch incorrectly identified swimmer Miles Krueger in Friday's local sports shorts. The Dispatch regrets the error.
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