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Thunstedt needs 15 for area scoring record

New London-Spicer senior Taylor Thunstedt is 15 points away from the Tribune area career points record in girls basketball.

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Thunstedt has 2,291 career points and could set the record tonight at Benson.

The current record holder is 2010 Hancock graduate Bree Holleman, who finished with 2,305.

CLC Performers

of the Week

Boys basketball offense     Joel Carter, Willmar — in two wins, averaged 17 points and 6.5 rebounds.

Girls basketball offense    Kalley Fosso, 12, wing, Willmar — scored 32 points last week.

Wrestling           

Leon Richards, heavyweight, Willmar — won three matches which included the 10th ranked wrestler.

Lindsey Vonn joins ‘Today’ and NBC Sports as Olympic correspondent

Lindsey Vonn might not be competing at the Olympics this year, but she won’t be ignoring them.

Vonn, who dropped out of the Winter Olympics earlier this month due to a knee injury, has signed on as an Olympics correspondent for NBC Sports and NBC’s morning show “Today.”

As a correspondent, Vonn will report daily from the United States for “Today,” and will contribute to NBC Sports’ Olympic coverage, sharing her unique perspective on the games from an Olympian’s point of view.

Vonn will appear on “Today” Tuesday to discuss her new role at NBC, and will offer an update on her training and rehabilitation.

Vonn, who’s experienced a number of physical setbacks over the past year, announced in early January that she won’t be competing at the winter Olympics, which kick off next month in the Russian city of Sochi. The skiier said that her knee is still “too unstable” to compete.

“I did everything I possibly could to somehow be strong enough to overcome having no ACL, but the reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level,” Vonn said.

— Reuters/Staff reports

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