Sean Cooley of St. Paul took first place in the international division of the 17th annual Life Time Tri on Saturday at Lake Nokomis. Cooley, the runner-up a year ago, won in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 44 seconds.

Kris Spoth, also of St. Paul, took second in 2:00:54, and Garrett Welsch, of Red Wing, third in 2:02:33. Hanna Grinaker, of St. Paul, won the female international division in 2:08:07.

More than 2,000 triathletes competed, about 500 first-timers.

Apple Valley golfer ends strong

William Frazier made a birdie on the final hole Friday to edge Benjamin Hicks by one shot to win the 2018 Minnesota Junior Boys' PGA Championship at Deacon's Lodge Golf Course at Breezy Point, Minn.

Both Frazier and Hicks qualified for the national tournament July 31-Aug. 3 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.

Frazier, of Apple Valley, began the final round two-shots off the lead but shot a 3-under 69 for a 139 total. Hicks, of Victoria, closed with a 67; his round included an eagle.

NSIC Hall of Fame inducts seven

Seven individuals were inducted into the NSIC's Hall of Fame last week.

The list: Donna Palivec, Bemidji State, volleyball coach; James McNear III, Concordia (St. Paul), football, track and field, baseball; Nate Hendrickson, Minnesota State Moorhead, wrestling; Ryan Miller, Northern State, basketball; Andrea (Schreier) Sawatzky, Southwest Minnesota State, basketball; Emily (Schroeder) Jones, Wayne State, volleyball; and Cyndy (Schubbe) Jones, Winona State, softball.

Ms Haulin Chic proves fastest

Ms Haulin Chic, a 4-year-old brown filly owned by Haulin Assests Racing, won the $18,000 Dash In A Flash, a 110-yard sprint, by a head in 6.968 seconds at Canterbury Park. Ismael Suarez Ricardo was aboard the winning quarter horse for trainer R. Allen Hybsha.

"She's a real sprinter," said Hybsha, who got his second win in the race's history.

Ms Haulin Chic paid $9.20 to win. Bout Tree Fiddy finished second.