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Catching up with former area athletes: Wagner, Winckler, Shanahan named to all-GPAC golf team

Mount Marty women's golfers Logan Wagner, Kellie Winckler and Kristen Shanahan were named to the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference team announced on Wednesday.

Mount Marty women's golfers Logan Wagner, Kellie Winckler and Kristen Shanahan were named to the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference team announced on Wednesday.

Wagner, Winckler and Shanahan helped lead the Lancers to a third-place finish in the GPAC with a four-round total score of 215.

Wagner, a Parkston native, was Mount Marty's top finisher as she took fourth-place individually with a score of 327, while Winckler, a Lake Andes native, finished ninth by carding a 335. Shanahan, a Burke native, placed 15th with a final tally of 349.

Wagner and Winckler will be back on the Lancers golf team next year, while Shanahan capped of her senior season with Mount Marty.

Huber takes fourth in discus at NSIC Championships

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Augustana University thrower Anthony Huber finished fourth in the discus at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship on Saturday at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls. The Ethan native had a toss of 49.18 meters (161 feet, 4.5 inches) in the discus and placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 15.03 meters (50 feet, 2.5 inches). Huber helped the Viking men finish in second place with a team score of 141 points. Minnesota State University-Mankato won the men's division with 166.5 points.

Huber also earned his first NCAA Division II Championship berth in the discus after throwing a provisional qualifying mark of 52.23 at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays on May 7 in Sioux Falls. The throw ranks 19th best in the nation.

He will be one of five Viking athletes that will compete in the event starting on May 26 in Bradenton, Florida.

Bormann, Augustana sit fourth after Day 1 in Division II nationals

Augustana University junior golfer Jordan Bormann helped the Viking women's golf team record a team score of 297 to sit in fourth place at the NCAA Division II National Championship.

The Parkston native carded a 79 on Wednesday to tie for 56th place after the first day at CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora, Colorado.

The Vikings are only seven shots off the lead heading into today's second round. The tournament will wrap up on Saturday.

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