CLC Performers of the Week
Alexandria was well represented in the Central Lakes Conference Performers of the Week that were released on Monday.
Megan Hasz earned the honor in girls track after winning the Hamline Elite Meet in the 3,200 race with a time of 10:32:63. Payton Grandgenett and Nick Partington also won the honor in boys’ doubles tennis after winning four doubles matches last week.
Special Olympics bocce ball
The Alexandria Area Special Olympics bocce ball season will start on June 5 at the YMCA in Alexandria.
Those who are interested in playing or volunteering can contact Angie Anderson for more information at (320) 762-1693.
KMGK award winners
Six Jefferson High School students will be honored at the third annual KMGK Sports Banquet, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. on May 14 at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood.
KMGK sports director Dave McClurg will emcee the banquet where 24 student athletes from Alexandria, Osakis, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Minnewaska will be honored. Jefferson High School athletes who will receive awards are Sarah Bruzek, Aaron Steidl, Amanda Christianson, John Vogeler, Emily Thul and Brandon Bistodeau.
The banquet will recognize several student-athletes and coaches for achievements in their sport.
Pine Ridge golf meetings
The Pine Ridge Golf Club will hold its women’s league meeting on Wednesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Those interested in competing in league play this summer should attend.
Alex youth soccer registration
The Alexandria Area Soccer Association is accepting registrations for Soccer tots through U8 soccer players.
This programming provides organized soccer for ages three through 8. Visit www.alexandriasoccer.org for complete academy details and to register.
Osakis Color Dash 5K
The Osakis Color Dash 5K race to benefit the Osakis Wrestling Club is scheduled for May 24 starting at the Osakis Athletic Complex.
The race will begin at 10 a.m. with the packet pick up starting at 8 a.m. The price is $40 for an individual and $35 for a team and $85 for a family.
To register or learn more about the Color Dash, visit www.thecolordash5K.com.
AGC Junior Golf Academy
The Alexandria Golf Club’s Junior Golf Academy is starting June 12 and running through August 21.
Sessions for golfers ages 5-10 will take place on Thursday mornings during that time, while sessions for kids ages 11-15 will take place on Friday mornings. Visit www.alexandriagolfclub.com or call (320) 763-3605 for more information.
The Alexandria Golf Club will also host a ladies golf clinic that starts May 8 and runs from 6-7:30 p.m. Call AGC at the number listed above or contact Lisa Grimes at (320) 815-9098.
Scott Dirck Junior Golf
Registration for junior golf lessons at the Scott Dirck Golf Academy is now open.
Sessions run the week of June 16 through August 1 and accommodate golfers ages 4-18. Call (320) 219-7677 to register.
Knute Nelson Foundation Golf Classic
The eighth annual Knute Nelson Foundation Golf Classic will take place Monday, May 19 at the Geneva Golf Club in Alexandria.
Those interested can sign up as an individual, as a sponsor or as a team of four and hole sponsor. The individual cost is $100 and includes 18 holes, a cart, dinner and a donation to the Knute Nelson Foundation. The cost to sponsor a hole is $250 and includes signage at a hole, dinner, recognition at the awards program and in all communications materials and a donation to the Knute Nelson Foundation.
Signing up as a team of four costs $425 per team. That includes 18 holes for four players and two carts, along with everything else that is included in the Sponsor ticket.
To register, call (320) 763-1153 or e-mail Katie Perry at Katie.email@example.com.
Kyle’s Lakes Area Classic
Registrations are being accepted for the 25th annual Kyle’s Lakes Area Classic men’s golf tournament, which will be held on May 31 at the Alexandria Golf Club.
The tournament is $100 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, endless brats on the course and a prime rib buffet after the tournament. The first 80 golfers to sign up will be entered into a raffle to win two rounds of golf with a cart at the Alexandria Golf Club.
Register by May 28 at Diekman’s Jewelry or call (320) 762-0309 or 1-800-568-5336.
United Way golf classic
The United Way’s Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, June 9 at the Geneva Golf Club.
A shotgun start is scheduled for noon that day with prize drawings and a barbecue following at 5 p.m. Registration is available online at www.uwdp.org or by calling United Way at (320) 834-7800.