OREM, Utah -- Brainerd freshman Justin Grunewald finished 13th overall as the University of Minnesota men's cross country team placed second at the Brigham Young University Autumn Classic Saturday.
Grunewald's time was 20:45.8. Minnesota's next competition is Sept. 25 when it hosts the Griak Invitational.
Hanson wins 100-mile ultra marathon event
GRAND MARAIS -- Brainerd teacher/coach Chris Hanson won the Superior Trail 100-mile Endurance Run last weekend.
Hanson's time was 28 hours, 4 minutes. He started running 5 a.m. Saturday and finished approximately 10 a.m. Sunday.
Johnson leads Brainerd contingent
SUPERIOR, Wis., -- Tim Johnson, Brainerd, won the 16th annual Northern Nationals Wissota Super Stock feature Friday at Superior Speedway to lead a contingent of Brainerd racers. He also collected a clean sweep by winning his heat race.
Johnson, who started on the outside pole, led every lap of the 25-lap feature to take home the $1,000 winners share of the two-day event.
Brainerd's Nick Musel finished third in his heat race and 11th in the feature. Tim Johnson's father Ron finished 10th in the 20-lap Wissota Street Stock feature Saturday. Kevin Baron, who finished second in his heat race, rolled his Street Stocker in the feature. This was his second rollover this season.
Conference honors Flyers' Stoltman
Jon Stoltman of Little Falls has been named Central Lakes Conference boys' cross country runner of the week ending Sept. 11 for winning the Milaca and Wadena-Deer Creek invitationals.
Devine to speak to boosters club
Brainerd Warriors boys' soccer coach David Devine will be the speaker at the Brainerd Sports Boosters Club meeting, which begins noon Thursday at the Moose Lodge.
Tennis player Kayla Huether, the Warrior Athlete of the Week, will be honored.
Shepherd playing for Junior A hockey team
Brainerd High School graduate Morgan Shepherd and the Springfield (Ill.) Junior Blues will open the North American Hockey League season Friday and Saturday when they host the Texas Tornado.
Springfield is scheduled to play in the NAHL Showcase Oct. 20-23 in Blaine.
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