Boxing Events Hit the Flathead

By Beacon Staff

Two upcoming boxing events are slated for the next two weeks, starting with this Thursday’s annual Crosstown Smoker.

Up to 15 bouts are scheduled for the fifth annual boxing event featuring students from Glacier, Flathead, Columbia Falls, Whitefish and Bigfork high schools. The popular event is Thursday, April 10, at the Flathead County Fairgrounds and begins at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available at ProBuild, University Athletics, Twisted Bliss or at the door. The family friendly event is a fundraiser for youth and high school wrestling programs across the valley.

A separate event, the Rumble in the Flathead II, is April 12 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kalispell. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bouts start at 6 p.m. The USA Boxing sanctioned event will support the local amateur boxing program, Flathead Boxing. The event will have upwards of 15 bouts.

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