The Damon-Bahe Boxing Club arrived in Hinckley, Minnesota on June 23 to participate in the All-Indian Boxing Championships held at the Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, Minnesota, in conjunction with one of Minnesota’s biggest Pow Wows, the Grand Celebration Pow Wow and Rodeo.
From Minnesota, club members Cal Bahe, Coach; Judy Bahe, Judge; Lowell Bahe, National Champion; Jerold Tsosie and William Tsosie traveled to Marquette, Michigan to participate in the USA Boxing Junior Elite (Olympic) Training Camp.
The camp, held at Northern Michigan University, will be fol- lowed by an International Duel held July 1 through 7. Cal Bahe and Judy Bahe will serve as coach and judge at this event.
Boxers representing the best from countries including Mexico, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Ireland and Finland will compete in this event.
Damon-Bahe Boxers Win
Earlier events prepared the boxers for their summer competition. Damon-Bahe Boxers won two state Jr. Olympic Boxing Titles in Phoenix on May 5. Jerold Tsosie, 95 pounds, TKOd Nicholas Carpio of Phoenix in the first round. William Tsosie III, 150 pounds, defeated Victor Arriola of Yuma.
In the Cinco De Mayo Boxing Tournament held May 6 at Grants, New Mexico, Jordan Shorty defeated hometown boxer Andrew Sandoval. Rolly D. Walker, though defeated by Patrick Hernandez of Amarillo, Texas, gave the contest his best.
Members of the club sponsored a School Out Blast recently to help raise money for the summer events.
Four popular deejays rocked the house as students celebrated the end of another school year—while supporting the athletes’ trip east.
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