of the week
Kalli Bowser, a senior, was named the Central Lakes Conference performer of the week in girls’ basketball on
offense after scoring 26 points in two games for the Cardinals.
Alexandria native Shenae Morical was one of nine Minnesota State University-Moorhead Dragon women’s soccer players named to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Fall All-Academic team.
To be eligible, a student must be a member of a varsity traveling team, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or better and have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing.
Kluver heads to
Coastal Plain League
Alexandria’s Mitch Kluver has moved on from the Alexandria Beetles organization to become the general manager for the Morehead City Marlins baseball team in North Carolina.
The Marlins are a part of the Coastal Plain League, which is a summer league for college players much like the Northwoods League that the Beetles play in. The CPL consists of 14 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The league will be going into its 17th season in 2013 and has had more than 930 alumni drafted and 53 alums make their Major League debut.
Youth basketball night rescheduled
The Alexandria Youth Basketball Night has been rescheduled for Friday, March 1 during the Cardinal boys’ basketball game against Rocori at 7:30 p.m.
All youth basketball players wearing their youth basketball T-shirt or jersey will receive free admission to the game.
All players will also receive a team photo and varsity players will be signing autographs after the game. Cookie/coffee social will also follow the game in the hallway outside the gym.
Osakis softball camp
Osakis will host a softball tune-up camp presented by the College of St. Scholastics in Duluth and the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph on Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3 at the Osakis High School.
There will be clinics for pitching, catching and skills as well as a coaches clinic.
The camp is open to girls in grades 7-12.
Deadline for registration is February 28, with registrations before February 20 receiving a camp T-shirt.
Cost for the pitching and catching sessions is $20 each, with the skills session costing $50. All three sessions can be attended for $60, and there is a $10 cost for the coaching session.
For more information, contact John Stigman at (320) 859-2191, ext. 213 or e-mail email@example.com, or contact Jen Walter at (218) 723-6422 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alexandria Area YMCA is offering beginning and advanced gymnastics classes beginning February 26 and running through April 9 for boys and girls ages 18 months and up.
Participants can register online by visiting www.alexandriaymca.com or by calling (320) 834-9622.
The YMCA is also offering winter youth baseball and softball activities including open gyms, complete with batting cages on Fridays and Sundays.
Pre-registration is not required. Call (320) 834-9622 for specific times.
Redbird competitive youth summer soccer registration
Registration for players interested in Alexandria Area Soccer Association Summer Youth Soccer opens on January 24, with the U11-U19 registration deadline March 1 and the U10 registration deadline April 1.
There will be an informational meeting on February 5 from 7-8 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School cafeteria and a player/parent meeting on March 19 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Discovery Middle School.
For more information or to register, visit www.alexandriasoccer.org or call Diann Drew at 320-762-4074 with questions.
Stationary bike race to benefit UCP
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota (UCP-CM) is hosting its annual stationary bike race, Stuck in Motion, on Saturday, January 26 at the Whitney Recreation Center in St. Cloud.
Teams of 10 will race between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. for 20 minutes per rider. Each team raises funds for the programs and services of UCP-CM, which benefit persons with disabilities.
There will be pizza provided by Flying Pig Pizza, entertainment by Music in Motion and chair massages.
To volunteer, contact UCP at (320) 253-0765 or e-mail email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com or call (320) 269-5026, extension 3262.