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Archive for Saturday, April 18, 2009

Boxing event slated this weekend at Haskell

April 18, 2009

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The Missouri Valley U.S. Boxing National Junior and Senior Olympic Championship Tournament will be held today and Sunday at Haskell Indian Nations University’s Tecumseh Hall.

Fighters from Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma will compete for spots in the national championship.

Admission is $5 at the door, and all proceeds go to the Haskell Boxing Club.

Action starts at noon today for juniors (under 18) and at 6 p.m. for seniors.

Lawrence boxers Rydell Blann, Marcus Jacobs, Maurice Jacobs and Yosh Wagoner will compete this weekend.

The winning boxers return to Haskell on April 25-26 in the Heartland Regional Tournament, which will take place in Coffin Complex.

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