Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Diamond Tello, a 118-pound 12-year-old, peppers a male opponent during a sparring session Jan. 23 in the city auditorium basement, which mutates from romper room to hotbox each Monday and Wednesday evening starting in November.
Willmar notebook: Boxing club has a Diamond in the rough
Not too long ago, the Hockey State considered the puckish sport the boys’ domain. That changed irreversibly in the 1990s.
So it is with boxing. The Willmar Golden Gloves Club has long been integrated with regard to the sexes.
But bouts are still hard to find.
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