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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Kluver cards

hole-in-one

Alexandria’s Mike Kluver carded a hole-in-one while golfing at the Red Rock Golf Course on August 5.

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Kluver was golfing with Bruce Nelson, Jim Johnson and Steve Colby when he aced the par-3 third hole. He used a six iron from 156 yards out.

Midwest 3-on-3

basketball league in Parkers Prairie

The Midwest 3-on-3 basketball league is coming to Parkers Prairie every Sunday night from September 21 through October 12.

This is a non-coached league where players form their own teams and play two 20-minute games per night in a 3-on-3 format. Teams can consist of three or four players and the league is open to boys and girls in grades 4-12.

The games will be played at Parkers Prairie High School and Elementary School from 4-9 p.m. Cost is $45 per player and teams can register at www.midwest3on3.com.

Early registration deadline is August 31. Any team that registers after that date will need to pay a $20 late fee per team and no registrations will be taken after September 11.

Co-ed volleyball

tournament and bean bag tournament

A 32-team co-ed volleyball tournament scheduled for August 30 at Fat Daddy’s, Jerry’s Bar and Grill and Bug-A-Boo Bay Restaurant is taking registrations until August 27.

The tournament will pay out $800 to the first-place team. Second gets $500, third $350, fourth $325, fifth $250 and teams finishing sixth through ninth get $150 each. Entry cost is $100.

A 64-team double-elimination bean bag tournament will also be played that same day. The entry fee for the bean bag tournament is $50 and the top team will win $800. Second place will get $600, third place $450, fourth place $350 and fifth place $250. Sixth through 10th place will receive $150 each.

Call (320) 763-6566 for more information.

Fall baseball league

Alexandria’s Caleb Curry is holding his fall baseball league at Knute Nelson Ballpark in August and September for athletes in grades 7-12.

Curry will hold the fall instructional baseball league starting on August 30 and running on Saturdays through September 27. Grades 7-9 will go from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with grades 10-12 running from 2 to 5 p.m.

Cost is $100 per player. Contact Curry at (320) 491-2460 or by email at currynda@gmail.com.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
(320) 763-1229
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