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 tonight, 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.
CLC performers of the week
Amanda Christianson and Eric Moe were named Central Lakes Conference performers of the week in their respective sports.
Christianson, a junior, scored 58 points and added eight assists in three games for the girls’ basketball team.
Moe, a senior, won the 100 freestyle event and had two season bests (50 and 100 free) at the U of M Invitational Bronze Division.
Golden Gloves boxing
There will be Golden Gloves boxing action at the armory in Wadena tomorrow, Saturday, January 12 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
A total of 12 bouts are slated with boxers from Wadena, St. Cloud, Willmar, Detroit Lakes, Brainerd, White Earth an Fargo on the docket.
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.
Team Extreme Ice
Team Extreme Ice Fishing action will continue on Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood on January 27, followed by Pelican Lake in Monticello on February 27, Clearwater Lake in St. Cloud on March 3, Round Lake in Brainerd on March 31 and Mille Lacs Lake in Garrison on April 7.
This is a team event with two anglers per team, with eight crappies and eight sunfish allowed to be weighed in. In the Mille Lacs Lake event, the limit will be 15 perch.
Action will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there is a limit of 75 teams.
For more information, contact Gary Rehbein at (320) 217-5144 or email@example.com.
Frozen Ole Pond Hockey
The Frozen Ole Pond Hockey championships are set for January 11-13 in the Viking Plaza Mall parking lot next to D. Michael B’s.
There will be seven divisions, 336 skaters, 4,000 square feet of ice and three rinks where 105 games of hockey will be played.
Along with the hockey action, there will be live music on Friday and Saturday nights and craft beer sampling, along with other vendors.
Registration and sponsor information are available at D. Michael B’s or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
the Alexandria Area YMCA will be offering winter youth basketball for boys and girls ages preschool through 3rd grade.
Gym rats for preschool children will run from Saturday, January 5 through Saturday, February 16.
Youth basketball for kindergarten will run from Monday, January 7 through Monday, February 23.
Beginning and advanced gymnastics will run from January 8 through February 19.
Indoor youth soccer for boys and girls ages preschool through 1st grade will run from Thursday, January 10 through Thursday, February 21.
Baseball fitness clinics will begin Sunday, January 6, with baseball specific training beginning Sunday, January 13.
Softball clinics and fitness training will begin Sunday January 3, with softball specific training beginning January 6.
Batting cages will be open to softball and baseball players on Fridays and Saturdays beginning Sunday January 7. Saturday openings begin February 23.
Participants may register online by visiting, www.alexandriaymca.com, or calling (320) 834-9622.
Financial assistance for YMCA youth soccer and other programming is available to both members and non-members.
Polar Plunge registration
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.
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.