Twin Cities native Alex Wellman proudly displays his silver medal.
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Alex Wellman recently earned a silver medal in the intermediate men's level at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in St. Paul, Minnesota. As a member of the Central Illinois Figure Skating Club, Wellman began his career just a handful of years ago and is already achieving great success.
The town of Normal's place as a center for competitive softball tournaments is further cemented with the announcement the Amateur Softball Association will hold it's 2017 Girls National Fast Pitch Championship here. The tournament will be July 30th through August 6, and about 150 teams are expected. The tournament is also an economic benefit, and will have an economic impact of over $1.5-Million, officials say.