Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Lauren Hill, Renae Nisbet and Alicia Wolverton of Southern Oregon Gymnastics Academy qualified for the regional championships with their performances in the Oregon State Gymnastics Championships for Level 8 12-13-year-olds Saturday and Sunday.

Martial Arts

Brent Shields, of Ashland won a gold medal at the Pan American Championships in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu in Irvine, Calif. over the weekend.

The tournament, which drew more than 2,500 adult competitors from all over the world, is the largest tournament hosted by the International Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Federation.

Skiing

Phoenix's Dan Bulkley, Medford's Edgar Hee and Reider Peterson of Ashland recently competed in the World Masters Cross Country Ski Championships in Silver Star, Canada.

Bulkley, the only competitor in the ages 90-up division, captured two gold medals for his efforts in the 10K skate and 5K skate races.

Hee and Peterson both fared well in their competitions as well.

In his first international skiing event, Hee took part in the 15K, 10K and 5K skate races in the 60-64 age division.

Peterson, in the 70-74 age group, competed in the 30K, 15K and 10K races.

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