DeKrey wins Firecracker 10k race
Former Grand Forks Central and UND runner Lee DeKrey won the Aurora Medical Park/YMCA Firecracker 10-kilometer run Friday at Lincoln Park. DeKrey finished in 35 minutes, 35 seconds. Grand Forks' Tom Kieffer was second with a time of 36:22, follow...
Former Grand Forks Central and UND runner Lee DeKrey won the Aurora Medical Park/YMCA Firecracker 10-kilometer run Friday at Lincoln Park.
DeKrey finished in 35 minutes, 35 seconds.
Grand Forks' Tom Kieffer was second with a time of 36:22, followed by Michael Torrey of Grand Forks (36:29), Devin Monson of Thompson (36:52) and Shane Harlow of Grand Forks (37:36).
In the 5K run, Jeremy Jones of Grand Forks won in 17:30.
The top female finisher in the 10K was Grand Forks' Leslie Hofland, who finished in 43:41. East Grand Forks' Barbara Anderson was the top female finisher in the 5K with a time of 19:06.
The 10K had 94 runners, while the 5K had 115.
Anderson takes fourth place
Joey Anderson finished fourth in the boys 12 division in a national tennis tournament in Omaha, Neb., recently.
Anderson lost to Brent Freidman of Dallas 4-6, 4-6 in the third-place playoff. Anderson also reached the quarterfinals in doubles in the tournament.
Mimi Yunker finished sixth in the girls 12 division at the same tournament. Yunker and her partner, Caitlin Bakke, also took second in doubles in the tournament.
Samantha Anderson reached the round of 16 in a national tennis tournament in Midland, Mich., in the girls 14 division. Anderson also reached the quarterfinals in doubles.
Scorpions win Ripken title
The Grand Forks Scorpions defeated the Orioles 9-4 for the Cal Ripken league title. The Scorpions finished the year with a 22-5 record.
Scorpions team members are Brandon Walters, Matthew Anderson, Shawn Danielson, Cameron Berg, Cole Kringstad, Jeff Landowski, Gunner Garritson, Taner Bender, Jack LaMoine and Tyler Williams.
Smith wins two titles
Grand Forks' Morgan Smith won the 14-and-under age group at the Granite City Tennis Classic in St. Cloud, Minn. The United States Tennis Association championship tournament was June 13-14.
Smith beat Virginia Norder, the No. 1 seed, 6-2, 4-6, 10-8 in the singles final.
Smith also teamed with Maya MacGibbon, Wayzata, Minn., to win the 16-and-under doubles championship. The pair of 14-and-under girls beat the 16-and-under singles finalists, Brianna Anderson and Sierra Halverson, 3-6, 6-4, 10-7 en route to the doubles title.
GF Royals win
The Grand Forks Royals won the championship in the East Grand Forks Cal Ripken youth baseball tournament.
The Royals went 4-0 in the tournament, beating East Grand Forks 3-0 in the championship.
Royals team members are Chaise Anderson, Cole Azure, Chad Bartosh, Jacob Benson, Cameron Berg, Shawn Danielson, Erik Hanson, Jace Lunski, Jordan Lunski, Brady Regimbal, Conner Sanders, Brandon Walters and Michael Wong.
Local riders win BMX titles
Two local riders won championships at the ABA Land of Lakes National BMX races June 28-29 at Isanti, Minn.
In the Nationals No. 1 races June 28, Carson Edwards of Grand Forks Air Force Base took the championship in the 8 intermediate race. In the Nationals No. 2 races June 29, Grand Forks' Bailee Enlow won the title in the 9-10 mixed open race.
Walz finishes fourth
at national tournament
Zachary Walz of Grand Forks finished fourth in the boys 10-and-under division at the National Junior racquetball tournament in Concord, Calif.
Walz was named an All-American junior athlete.