Lihrman sets collegiate record

Wisconsin senior Michael Lihrman, a Rice Lake native, won his second straight Big Ten crown in the weight throw in the conference’s meet Saturday in Geneva, Ohio. His throw of 83 feet, 11.25 inches was the best in collegiate history.

Ellenson sets Big East record

Marquette junior high jumper Wally Ellenson, a Rice Lake native, recorded a jump of 7 feet, 3.25 inches Sunday in New York to set the Big East Conference meet record and was named the conference’s most outstanding field performer.

From staff reports