USOEC Boxing Shuts Down for 1 Year

The U.S. Olympic Education Center boxing program at Northern Michigan University has been dealt a major blow.

Head boxing coach Al Mitchell says the issue of funding the head coach position and a paperwork mistake means the USOEC boxing program will take a one-year hiatus.

Mitchell’s comments were from a radio interview today with Casey Ford from ESPN 970 radio of Marquette.

Jerry Taylor will have more on this story tonight at 10 and 11.