Alexandria Aces tryouts
The Alexandria Aces Basketball Performance Team will hold tryouts on Monday, October 8, at 6:45 p.m. at the Lakes Area Recreation gym.
Tryouts are open to boys and girls in 4th, 5th or 6th grades.
There is no charge for tryouts, nor is there a fee to be on the Aces.
Some of the venues that the Aces will be performing at this season include the University of Connecticut, University of Florida, University of Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota.
Contact Larry Novotny at (320) 762-5154 with any questions.
of the week
Senior Rebecca Lukes was named the Central Lakes Conference performer of the week in girls’ tennis for her record at first singles.
Lukes defeated both her St. Cloud Tech and Brainerd opponents last week.
Freshmen Megan and Bethany Hasz were named performers of the week in girls’ cross country after the two runners were first and second in both the Rocori Invitational and the Fergus Falls Invitational.
Wrestling booster meeting
The Alexandria wrestling booster club will hold its first meeting of the season on Monday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jefferson High School teachers’ lounge.
Anyone with an interest in the Alexandria School District K-12 wrestling program is encouraged to attend.
There are many opportunities to assist in providing a quality experience for our wrestling athletes.
200th career game
Richard Risbrudt, head coach of the Fergus Falls Otter football team, won his 200th career game Friday night when the Otters defeated Sartell-St. Stephen.
Risbrudt is in his 35th season as a high school coach, and eighth at Fergus Falls High School.
He previously coached at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls for 27 years.
Pryce Score of Kensington recorded his second hole-in-one of the season on September 15 at the Red Rock Golf Club.
Not only was it his second of the year at the course, it was his second of the year on the same hole.
Score aced the 130-yard, par 3 No. 8 while playing in tournament competition two weeks ago.
The Vikingland Curling Club will be holding a community education open house October 10 and 17 from 7-9 p.m., and on October 24, league play will begin.
At the community education events, there will be a brief off ice instruction including curling terminology, etiquette and technique.
Once on the ice, instructors will go over the basics of curling including throwing a stone and sweeping. At the end of the session a short game will be played. Participants are urged to wear layered, loose clothing and clean athletic rubber soled shoes such as sneakers. All other equipment is provided. Be sure to arrive at 6:45 pm.
Cost is $5 per person for both sessions
Contact information and registration forms for those interested can be found at www.vikinglandcurling.org.
FCA Fields of Faith
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold Fields of Faith on Wednesday, October 10 at 7 p.m. at Jefferson High School’s Citizens Field.
This is a peer-to-peer movement with students from across the nation gathering on athletic fields to share personal stories and challenge each other to apply their faith to their lives.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Jefferson High School gymnasium.
United Cerebral Palsy run
The first United Cerebral Palsy “Run for a Reason” 5K and 1K will be Saturday, October 13 at Westwood Church in St. Cloud.
Asics long-sleeved T-shirts will be given to the first 200 registrants.
For information, call (320) 253-0765 or visit http://RunForAReason.zapevent.com.
Learn to skate with AFSC
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club will be holding learn to skate classes beginning Monday, October 15.
Registration will be on Monday, September 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center.
Forms can be found online at www.alexandriafigureskating.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alexandria Grid Club
Those interested in joining the Alexandria Grid Club, which supports the Cardinal football team, have three levels of support to choose from - level 1 at $75, level 2 at $125 and level 3 at $225.
Proceeds from this year’s membership drive will go to replace helmets and shoulder pads for the varsity, and new pants and pads for the junior high program.
For more information, contact Kyle Diekman at (320) 762-0309.