CLC Performer of the Week
Alexandria’s Emily Kuennen was named the Central Lakes Conference Performer of the Week in softball on Monday.
Kuennen, a senior catcher for the Cardinals, went 7-for-12 with two home runs last week to help Alexandria finish off the regular season with a 12-8 record.
Awake the Grapes Runs
Same-day registration is available for the Awake the Grapes Runs at Carlos Creek Winery on Sunday, May 25.
Registration runs from 8:30-9:45 a.m. that morning with the 10K race starting at 10 a.m. and a 5K race starting at 10:15. The event is put on by the Alexandria Figure Skating Club and the Alexandria Noontime Kiwanis Club.
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 www.alexcards.com.
PEAK Performance programs
Heartland Orthopedic Specialists, a service of Douglas County Hospital, is offering Peak Performance programs this summer.
These programs are designed to help athletes reach their potential and achieve greater health and high achievement in their sport.
There are several Peak Performance programs. Visit www.HeartlandOrthopedics.com/peakperformance to view program descriptions, day and time and registration options.
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.
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.
To register, call (320) 763-1153 or e-mail Katie Perry at Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.