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LAKES AREA BOXING FIGHTER SHANE KERN holds his Region 4 165-pound first-place trophy he won Saturday in Wadena. Kern will fight in the Upper Midwest Championships in Walker April 9-10.

Kern and Sommers Section 4 champs

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The Lakes Area Boxing and White Earth Nation clubs each won Region 4 championships Saturday inside the Wadena Armory.

LAB's Shane Kern earned the 165-pound Golden Gloves Region 4 title with a pair of decisions, while White Earth Nation's Glen Sommers won the heavyweight championship.


Kern made his way to the title bout with a decision over St. Cloud's Jon Guyer, after the LAB boxer knocked Guyer down in the first round.

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