Youth hoops night at
Alex boys’ game
There will be free admission for any youth basketball players wearing their jersey or T-shirt to the Cardinal boys’ basketball game on Friday, January 11 vs. St. Cloud Tech.
Game time is 7:30 p.m. and there will be a junior varsity/varsity autograph session following the varsity game.
Quistorff named head coach at RCTC
Osakis graduate Bill Quistorff was recently named the interim head football coach of the Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) Yellowjackets for the upcoming 2013 season.
He replaces Derrick Hintz, who resigned from the program this past November.
Quistorff served as the defensive coordinator/ linebackers coach as well as the strength and conditioning coach this past season, and had previously served as the defensive line coach.
Girls’ hockey chili and burger feed fundraiser
The Alexandria girls’ hockey team will hold a chili and burger feed and silent auction on Friday, January 18 from 5-8 p.m. at the Alexandria Eagles Club.
Cost is $8 per ticket for adults, with tickets for children younger than 12 at $5, and children ages 4 and younger are free.
Tickets are available at the door or by contacting a Cardinal girls’ hockey player.
Registration is now open for the 2013 Alexandria Polar Bear Plunge, presented by Minnesota law enforcement to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota.
The funds raised benefit more than 7,100 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes.
The Alexandria Plunge will be held at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria.
The Plunge begins at 1 p.m. on February 24. Check-in will be at the Plunge site.
For more information or to register, visit plungemn.org or e-mail email@example.com.
Minnesota NWTF Norseman call making competition
The Minnesota State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is inviting all turkey call makers throughout the state and across the country to enter the Minnesota NWTF Norseman call making competition at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria on Saturday, January 12.
The competition, sponsored by Gamehide/Elimitick, will have 11 call making categories, with a $10 registration for each entry. Contestants may choose to sell (50/50 split) or donate their call. If the call is donated, the entry fee will be waived.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top two places in each category as well as a Best of Show category.
Call makers can ship calls to the contest coordinator if they are unable to attend. All calls must be preregistered by January 9.
Contest rules and entry form can be found at http://nwtf-mn.org/News or by contacting Warren Robertson, 891 S. Main Street, Zumbrota 55992, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
LAR 35-older open gym
Lakes Area Recreation holds open gym on Sundays for 35-older from 7-9 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School gym, running to the middle of April.
Cost is $3 for adults.
For more information, call Lakes Area Recreation at (320) 762-2868.
Tiny Dribblers basketball program at LAR
Lakes Area Recreation will hold the Tiny Dribblers program for boys and girls in kindergarten as an introduction to the game of basketball.
The program will meet seven times at the Lincoln Elementary gym on Saturdays beginning on January 5 and running through February 16. Boys will meet from 9-9:45 a.m. and the girls will meet from 10-10:45 a.m.
Cost is $32 and includes a T-shirt.
For more information, call LAR at (320) 762-2868.
Montevideo youth basketball tournament
There will be a youth basketball tournament in Montevideo for boys and girls in grades 5-7 on Saturday, March 23.
Entry deadline is March 8.
For further information, contact Amy Reidinger at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (320) 269-5026, extension 3262.