Justin Grunewald of Brainerd and Shannon Bergstedt of Hopkins are USATF's Minnesota Athletes of the Month of December.
Grunewald, a senior, earned his accolades after running 15:54 for 5 kilometers at the Minnesota Junior Olympic Cross Country meet Nov. 8, setting a meet record in the young men's division. Grunewald placed fifth in Class 2A in the state cross country meet last fall.
Bergstedt, another senior, won the young women's division of the MJOCC meet with a 5km time of 18:38, a meet record. Bergstedt also holds state 2A records in 1600 and 3200 meters in track and field.
Softball clinics to be at CLC
The Central Lakes College fast-pitch softball team will conduct a hitting and bunting skills clinic in throughout January and February for interested junior and senior high softball players.
For more information, contact Raiders coach Bob Sullivan at 828-0629 or 820-8559.
JV, sophomore girls' teams split
The Brainerd Warriors defeated Rocori 39-33 in junior varsity girls' basketball Friday.
Kaitlyn Manlick had 12 points and Erika Austin eight to lead Brainerd.
The Warrior sophomore girls lost to Rocori 33-27. Paige Olson and Britta Parsons each scored six points for Brainerd.
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