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Card named MWCA academic all-stater

Dillon Card

Verndale junior Dillon Card has been selected as a Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association (MWCA) Academic All-State recipient for the 2013-2014 season.

Card's accomplishment will be recognized at the state wrestling tournament Feb. 27-Mar. 1 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Card has qualified to compete in the state team wrestling tournament as a member of the Section 6A champion Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders. Card has also qualified to compete in the Class A state individual wrestling tournament.

Triple main event set Saturday in Wadena

A triple main event featuring Wadena boxers T.J. Steward, John Johnson and Joe Mench is set for Saturday at the National Guard Armory in Wadena.

Steward will face Fargo's Sergio Garcia in a 145-pound bout, Johnson will box Nate Rubin of Grand Forks in a 139-pound match and Mech will take on Avery Miller of St. Cloud at 178.

The card, which will also feature boxers from Willmar, Minneapolis and Detroit Lakes, will also have two super heavyweight bouts and two female bouts.

Rounding out the Wadena team will be Kara Collom (120), Dale Vogt (140), Neil Janson (120), Elliot Stoll (225) and Blake Herron (138).

Boxing begins at 7:30 p.m.