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

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

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

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.

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