Bruzek on State
Alexandria junior goalkeeper Sarah Bruzek was selected to the 2012 Class A girls’ soccer State All-tournament team.
coach of the year
Alexandria girls’ tennis coach John Schmidt was named the Section 8AA assistant coach of the year by the Minnesota Girls’ Tennis Coaches Association.
Alexandria Beetles second baseman Tanner Vavra was one of the recipients of the 2012 Rawlings “Big Stick” award, given to the player at each position who had the best batting average during the 2012 regular season.
Vavra finished the regular season with a .381 batting average.
Alpine ski team meeting
The Lakes Area Alpine ski team is holding an organizational meeting Thursday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Andes Tower Hills.
The meeting is for all high school skiers, parents and anyone interested.
LAAST is a high school downhill ski team that includes students from Alexandria, West Central Area, Fergus Falls, Wheaton, Herman-Norcross and Chokio-Alberta.
YMCA Turkey Day
The Alexandria Area YMCA will hold its second annual Turkey Day 5K walk/run on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22 at the YMCA.
The event is open to members and non-members. Check in and registration begins at 6:30 a.m., with an 8 a.m. race start.
The race begins and ends at the YMCA.
Participants who register before Monday, November 18 are guaranteed a YMCA Turkey Day 5K T-shirt.
Early bird registration is $20 and on the day of the race is $25.
Registration is available online at www.alexandriaymca.com or by calling (320) 834-9622.
Team Extreme Ice
Lake Osakis will be the first stop of the Team Extreme Ice Fishing tournament on December 30. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 division, 336 skaters, 4,000 square feet of ice and three rinks where 105 games of hockey will 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 emailing email@example.com.
Men’s adult basketball league registration
Lakes Area Recreation is taking registrations for the men’s adult basketball league.
League will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Discovery Middle School and Lakes Area Recreation gyms. Play is scheduled to start November 27.
The cost is $415 per team and deadline for registration is November 9.
For more information, call Lakes Area Recreation at (320) 762-2868.
West Fargo boys’
There will be a boys’ youth basketball tournament for grades 3-9 in West Fargo, North Dakota on November 10-11.
Registration deadline is November 1 and the cost is $135 per team.
Contact Jaysen at (701) 540-5134 with questions or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.