Twin Bridges' Oliverson shines at Hi-Line Invite
Twin Bridges junior Kailee Oliverson led the way in rebounds and was picked to the Girls’ All-Star team at the conclusion of the 31st Annual Hi-Line Invitational Saturday at MSU-Northern.
The four-class event saw Class AA defeat Class C 99-78 in the boys’ competition.
Class B won the girls’ event, defeating Class C 87-64.
Fairfield’s Natalie Klinker was the Most Valuable Player in the girls’ tournament while Drew Huse (Bozeman High) earned similar honors in the boys’ competition.
Consolation games saw the Class A girls beating the Class AA girls 98-55 while the Class B boys beat Class A 116-101.
All-Star teams were selected following the event from the boys’ and girls’ teams.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele was trying to win his 100th race in Florida.
A Manatee County Sheriff's Office report says Steele was driving a sprint car when his vehicle's left front wheel struck the right rear wheel of another car, causing Steele's vehicle to go up in the air, spin 180 degrees, and hit the retaining wall.
Medics attempted to treat him, but he was pronounced dead. He was 42.
NASCAR driver Kyle Larson expressed condolences to Steele's family after Larson won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series race at Fontana, California.
Larson called Steele "one of the greatest-ever USAC racers."
Lee wins Kia by tying tournament record at 20-under par
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee of South Korea shot a 7-under 65 to win the Kia Classic by six strokes Sunday and tie the tournament record of 20-under.
It was her third LPGA Tour victory and first since winning two titles in 2014, her rookie year.
Lee, 26, tied the tournament record set in 2015 by Cristie Kerr, who tracked down Lee with a 65 to win by two strokes.
Lee twice just missed putts that would have put her at 21-under. She left an eagle putt short on 16 and then rolled a 40-foot birdie putt even with the hole on 18.
So Yeon Ryu of South Korea and Austin Ernst of Greenville, South Carolina, tied for second at 14-under.
Lee came into the final round with a one-shot lead over Mi Jung Hur.
D.A. Points wins Puerto Rico for 3rd PGA Tour title
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — D.A. Points started with five straight birdies and closed with a 6-under 66 to win the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title.
The great start wasn't enough for Points when he made three bogeys in a five-hole stretch around the turn. He steadied himself, protecting a one-shot lead going to the par-5 18th, and made birdie for a two-shot victory.
Points won for the first time since the 2013 Houston Open. This victory does not get him into the Masters because the Puerto Rico Open is held the same week as a World Golf Championships. Even so, it gets him into the PGA Championship and The Players Championship, and gives him a two-year exemption.
Retief Goosen, Bill Lunde and Bryson DeChambeau tied for second.
2 Russian soccer fans stabbed in Serbia
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Two Russian fans have been hospitalized with serious injuries after being stabbed following a friendly soccer match between Red Star Belgrade and Lokomotiv Moscow.
Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said Sunday police were looking for the knife-wielding perpetrators who attacked a group of Lokomotiv fans in downtown Belgrade late Saturday.
Serbian media reports said the Russian fans were attacked by supporters of Red Star's rival Partizan Belgrade.
The match, which Red Star won 2-1, was meant to promote Serbia's traditional friendship with Russia.
Stefanovic says "nobody should think they could hurt the Serbian-Russian friendship" with such attacks.
Serbia has seen a surge of fan violence inside and outside stadiums. In 2009, a French football fan was fatally beaten in Belgrade.