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ND boxer Virgil Hill inducted into HOF

June 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CANASTOTA, N.Y. Virgil Hill had his big day Sunday. Continue Reading

USA Boxing investigating Grand Forks boxer’s death

February 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. USA Boxing, which sanctions amateur boxing in America, is investigating the death this week of Grand Forks boxer Jerimiah “J. J.” Moen. Continue Reading

GF boxer, hurt Saturday, dies today in Altru Hospital

February 20, 2013 in DL-Online

Jerimiah Moen, the amateur boxer who collapsed Saturday afternoon between rounds of a bout in East Grand Forks, passed away this morning, said his uncle, Mike Sweeney, who has been Moen’s father since he was 12. Continue Reading

Grand Forks boxer in critical condition after Saturday fight

February 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A Grand Forks boxer is in critical condition at Altru Hospital after collapsing during an amateur boxing card Saturday. Continue Reading

Virgil Hill talks New Town shooting in visit to gym

February 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. With November’s tragic shootings still lingering in the hearts of New Town, students, administrators and families, former world boxing champion Virgil Hill made a sweep of small-town schools in the state recently to inspire hope and give support to those still grieving. Continue Reading

Virgil Hill wants 1 last fight in ND

February 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Olympic silver medalist and professional champion boxer Virgil Hill says he will have one last fight in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Hill: 1 more fight in ND to thank state

February 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota boxer Virgil Hill says he wants one more fight in the state to thank the fans. Continue Reading

LAB fighters have busy weekend

February 13, 2013 in DL-Online

The Lakes Area Boxing club competed in Wadena over the weekend, with lots of action had in the ring. Continue Reading

ND’s Virgil Hill elected to International Boxing Hall of Fame

December 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Virgil Hill was in California helping his son, Virgil Hill Jr., rehabilitate a knee injury when they found out the latter will move up to the St. Louis Cardinals Class AAA affiliate next season. It wasn’t much longer when the father also got a piece of good news. Continue Reading

LAB boxing underway

December 5, 2012 in DL-Online

The Lakes Area Boxing club is underway with its winter season, as boxers are training under Chris Holt in Detroit Lakes. Continue Reading