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Viking Speedway races back on June 28

The Viking Speedway races scheduled for this past Saturday were cancelled due to wet conditions and the severe thunderstorms that were moving through the area that day.


The next race night at the local oval will come on June 28 with the NLRA Late Model Special. No races are scheduled for this Saturday night.

FCA Lakes Area Endurance

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Lakes Area Endurance fundraiser is scheduled for June 27 and 28.

There will be a family fun run and 5K on the evening of June 27. Then a quarter and half marathon will be held the following morning on June 28.

All events are taking place at the Alexandria YMCA. More information can be found at

Youth tennis tournament

The Alexandria Area Tennis Association along with Zorbaz on the Lake is sponsoring a youth tennis tournament from June 26-28 at the Discovery Middle School courts.

There will be a total of seven divisions that include girls’ varsity singles, girls’ junior varsity singles, girls’ doubles, boys’ varsity singles, boys’ JV singles, boys’ doubles and mixed doubles. Registrations are being accepted through June 23.

Call Hal Miller at (320) 894-7952 to register or for more information.

Special Olympics bocce tournament needs volunteers

The area Special Olympics bocce team will host a tournament at Voyager School on July 15 from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m.

Volunteers are needed for the tournament with many shifts available to help on the court. Training and lunch are provided.

Contact Betty Johnson at (320) 763-7866 for information and to volunteer at the event.

Fundraiser golf scramble

The “Carpenter’s Crew” of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria is hosting a nine-hole golf scramble on August 3 to benefit the Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build home this summer.

Teams will consist of four people, men or women, with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. at Hardwood Hills Golf Course. Cost is $50 per person and includes nine holes of golf, a shared cart, burgers, door prizes and a $30 donation supporting the Women Build home project. There is room for 10 teams in the scramble.

Register by July 21 by calling the Hardwood Hills Golf Course at (320) 886-1400 or Beth Pappenfus at (320) 762-8681.

Eagles Horseshoe fundraiser and bean bag tournament

The Eagles Horseshoe Club is hosting a fundraiser pork chop feed and bean bag tournament on Saturday, June 28.

The fundraiser will take place at the Eagles Club on 29 North in Alexandria. Pork chops on the grill will be served from 5-7:30 p.m. with the bean bag tournament starting at 6 p.m.

Cost is $10 per team with cash prizes going to tournament winners.

Sunday night adult summer league tennis

The Alexandria Area Tennis Association will be holding a free adult summer tennis league on Sunday nights at the Discovery Middle School courts. A drill session will start at 6 p.m. for those who are interested, and league play will begin at 7 p.m.

Players are free to only come for drills, league play or both. The first league night was Sunday, June 15.