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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
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CLC Performers of the Week

Alexandria’s Natalie Amundson was named the CLC Performer of the Week in girls golf on Monday.


Amundson, a junior, averaged an 80 in three rounds last week and placed second in all three of those meets.

St. Jude’s Bike-A-Thon

The St. Jude’s Bike-A-Thon will take place this Saturday, May 17 at 9 a.m.

Registration starts at 8 a.m. at the Osakis Visitor Center. Contact Mary Lou Quistorff with any questions at (320) 859-2437.

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.

Cap Paciotti Memorial Golf Tournament

The Cardinal Athletic Foundation’s Cap Paciotti Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 14 at the Alexandria Golf Club.

This year’s honoree is former Jefferson High School health and physical education teacher and varsity basketball and baseball coach Roger Johnson.

A shotgun start will begin at 1 p.m. that day with a dinner and awards presentation to follow at 5. The tournament will feature a four-person handicapped scramble, field events, hole-in-one contests and skins and mulligans available at registration.

The entry fee is $500 for a four-person team. That includes green fees, cart, range balls, field events and dinner. Extra dinner tickets are $25. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to the Cardinal Athletic Foundation, which since its inception has provided more than $125,000 to support Alexandria Cardinals athletics.

For more information or to register, go to

Tipsinah Mounds golf tournament

The Tipsinah Mounds Early Bird 4-Man Scramble will take place on Saturday, May 10 with a noon shotgun start.

Registration for the 18-hole tournament will run from 11-11:30 a.m. Flights and prizes depend on the number of entries into the tournament.

The entry fee is $40 per person for members and $50 for non-members with a card included in that price.

Register in person at the course or by calling the Tipsinah Mounds clubhouse at (218) 685-4271. Golfers can also register by contacting Jody Brasel or Kraig Hunter directly. Brasel can be reached at (218) 685-4811 or by e-mail at Contact Hunter at (218) 685-5188 or

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 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

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 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

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 or by calling United Way at (320) 834-7800.