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Sports Shots: Bettcher inducted into Tech HOF

Sixteen women and men joined St. Cloud Technical High School's Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 10.

Among the honored was Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center programming director Kim Bettcher.

Bettcher earned an outstanding 12 varsity letters at St. Cloud Tech. She participated in swimming, basketball and track.

In swimming, she placed second in state. She was also a High School All-American.

She has held records in three events at Tech. In track, she was a top eight finisher in the State Tournament for two years.

In 1992, she was named the Female Honor Athlete at Bemidji State University, where she was a four-year indoor and outdoor runner.

Bettcher was named NSIC All-Conference and was a NSIC indoor record holder.