Nate Rubin became the first Brainerd boxer to win a national USA boxing championship Saturday when he stopped Leach Lake Indian Reservation's Chris Rice during the Native National Boxing Championships at Grand Casino Hinckley.
Rubin won the 132-pound weight class during the three-day competition that featured boxers from across the country.
Brainerd's Halverson earns all-state golf honors
Brainerd's Sean Halverson was named to the Minnesota State High School Coaches' Association All-State golf team.
Other Class 3A members are: Casey Vangsness (Alexandria), Devin Holmes (Anoka), Alex Holtan (Buffalo), Ty Liljander (Cambridge-Isanti), Jake Erickson, Joey Shroyer, Alex Robb and John Pavelko (Chaska), Charlie Heidrick (Eagan), Joe Petrulo and Max Tylke (Eastview), Austin Wilson, Kevin Brooke and Tommy Koehler (Eden Prairie), John Klobucar (Edina), Chase Hahne (Elk River), Doug Jeans and John Young (Forest Lake), Nick Olsgaard (Moorhead), Jake Miller (Park Cottage Grove), Taylor Murphy (Princeton), Colton Buege and McCabe Buege (Rogers), Kyle Beversdorf, Andy Stahlman and Blake Vettel (Wayzata) and John Potter (Woodbury).
Class 2A members are: Adam Pogue (Academy of Holy Angels), Jon Trasamer (Blue Earth), Seth Heppner (Crookston), Ricky Hutchinson (Detroit Lakes), Myles Pfingsten (Fairmont), Alex Kolquist and Andrew Oakes (Hermantown), Glenn Walls and Travis Phillipe (International Falls), Pierce Peters (Minnwaska), Patrick Johnston and Dakota Clark (Orono), Mark Giorgi (Red Wing), Nathan Hoefflin and Tyler McMorrow (St. Cloud Cathedral) and Dan Bidle (Virginia).
Class 1A members are: Tyler Pendleton (Cedar Mountain), Colin Bergeson (Dawson-Boyd), Alex Mireault (Fosston), Andrew Peterson (Meadow Creek Christian), Will Lage (Mounds Park Academy), Rob Pemberton (Red Lake) and Dillon Schhultz (Springfield)
Hasselberg, Schock all-state in golf
Staples-Motley's Cydney Hasselberg and Julia Schock earned Minnesota State High School Coaches' Assocation All-State golf team.
Other Class 2A members are: Alyssa Kalthoff and Tiffany Gretsch (Albany), Jordan Price (Byron), Robin Hutchinson (Detroit Lakes), Erika Meincke (Lake City), Emily Roering, Sarah Roering and Allie Ostrander (Minnewaska), Katie Kesti, Danielle Brooks and Rachel Oeltjen (Red Wing) and Melissa Hill (Virginia).
Class 1A members are: Amy Mireault (Fosston), Natlie Lansing (Mounds Park Academy), Tiana Runck (Springfield) and Sarah Utz, Chelsea Gross and Kathryn Kennedy (Providence Academy).
Members of the Class 3A team are: Maggie Leland (Alexandria), Bailey Wolfe (Blaine), Gretchen Huhnerkoch, Natalie Samb (Burnsville), Sara Detlefsen (Eastview), Aubrie Nelson and Molly Knutson (Edina), Betsy Kelly (Forest Lake), Rose Kelly (Hopkins), Kelly O'Brien (Maple Grove), Amber House, McKenzie Nelsen and Steffi Neisen (New Prague), Emily Kvidera (Spring Lake Park) and Chelsey Larson and Mary Sweeney (Woodbury).
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