Central Minnesota Boxing Team competes at Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament
Three of the Central Minnesota Boxing Team boxers had a successful tournament weekend in Hinckley on April 14-16.
HINCKLEY – The Central Minnesota Boxing Team packed its gloves and headed for a weekend full of boxing at the Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament in Hinckley, Minnesota, on April 14-17.
Jaime Mora, Adam Umland and Tj Steward took to the ring over the weekend. Mora won the Region 4, 203-pound and up title and was the regional runner-up. Steward made it to the 165-pound semifinals but lost to the current Upper Midwest champion.
Umland was the Region 4, 176-pound title winner and Region 4 runner-up. He was awarded the Region 4 featured boxer and received a Golden Gloves Scholarship. Umland is now ranked No. 1 in the region and No. 2 in the Upper Midwest.
The team will be back in Action on April 29 at the 7 Clans Casino in Red Lake, Minnesota.
Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Boxing is a nonprofit organization based in Minneapolis. The organization provides a unique opportunity for younger athletes to develop important life skills. Hundreds of coaches, trainers and counselors spend hours of their time assisting the younger athletes in developing their personal character and athletic skills. Golden Gloves Boxing consists of athletes from North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, according to the organization's website.