Boxing smoker back for 8th year

Print Article

The Daily Inter Lake

There are 19 bouts on tap for tonight’s eighth annual Crosstown Boxing Smoker, with doors set to poen at 5:30 p.m. and fights to start an hour later at the Trade Center at Flathead County Fairgrounds.

The bouts, which feature boys and girls from six different schools in the Flathead Valley, are set up by the Glacier and Flathead wrestling associations with all the proceeds from the event going to support wrestling programs in the region. The group has donated close to $80,000 in the past seven years back into wrestling clubs throughout the area.

The 19 bouts this year are a marked uptick from even a year ago, with nearly 70 kids signing up for the program. There were 15 fights last year.

Each kid is required to practice at least three times with the Flathead Boxing Club, which helps at the event with coaching and officiating. The bouts consist of three one-minute rounds scored by four judges. Each fighter is required to wear boxing headgear for protection.

Some of the area’s best athletes are on the card.

Among the noteables, Glacier’s Tadan Gilman is signed to play football at Montana State next year, and Bigfork’s Matt Farrier and Flathead’s Tucker Nadeau each finished third in their class at 170 pounds at the state wrestling championships in February. Glacier’s Adam Bartlett is a national champion in taekwondo.

Eighth Annual Crosstown

Boxing Smoker

Today, 6:30 p.m.

Flathead County Fairgrounds

Trade Center

Bouts

Hunter Dana, Flathead, vs. Andrew Glynn, Glacier

Miguel Deiss, Flathead, vs. Castor Conley, Bigfork

Kaitlyn Miller, Flathead, vs. Starana Gravos, Glacier

Wyatt Shriver, Flathead, vs. Christian Johnson, Columbia Falls

Jenee Sandlin, Columbia Falls, vs. Elyse Pendlay, Bigfork

Taylor Gladue, Columbia Falls, vs. Alex Willis, Glacier

Samantha Waters, Flathead, vs. Avril Baines, Glacier

Tucker Nadeau, Flathead, vs. Tyler Combs, Glacier

Alex Paul, Flathead, vs. Ashton Thompson, Glacier

Kaiah Moore, Whitefish, vs. Ashley Anderson, Bigfork

Dallas Moore, Flathead, vs. Nate Lorenc, Glacier

Koby Houle, Columbia Falls, vs. Ethan Baines, Glacier

Kaleigh Denna, Flathead, vs. Brietta Russell, Glacier

LeShawn Berland, LEC, vs. Matt Farrier, Bigfork

Logan Kaminski, Bigfork, vs. Tadan Gilman, Glacier

Kevin Sturgess, Flathead, vs. Adam Bartlett, Glacier

Jonathon Hamilton, Flathead, vs. Eric Pino, Glaicer

Ennis Jones, Flathead, vs. Dray Wieting, Glacier

Wyatt Daniels, LEC, vs. Colin Bowden, Glacier

Judges: Doug Russell, Paul Wachholz, Wayne Treweek, Tom Vanek.

Print Article

Read More Local Sports

TERRY COLUMN: More than one way to build a baseball team

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Whitefish Pilot Conventional thought in modern sports would tell you that there are a few ways to build a successful baseball team. That’s because, with the abscence of a salary cap and a draft lottery in Major Le...

Comments

Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Helena schools sweep Glacier, Flathead

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake HELENA — Glacier and Flathead couldn’t get over the top, each losing a pair of four-set matches while getting swept by the Helena schools on Thursday in Class AA volleyball action. Glacier won it...

Comments

Read More

SOCCER: Braves ready for play-in game vs. Sentinel

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake The Flathead boys soccer team is exactly where it envisioned itself at the outset of the 2017 season. One of the Braves’ primary goals was to earn a berth in the state tournament, which they’ve mi...

Comments

Read More

SOCCER: Hellgate bounces Bravettes

October 17, 2017 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake MISSOULA — Missoula Hellgate ended Flathead’s season on Tuesday, beating the Bravettes 4-0 in a Class AA state playoff game. Andi Carnes had a goal and an assist for the Knights, who exploded for ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 755-7000
727 East Idaho
Kalispell, MT 59901

©2017 Daily Inter Lake Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X