AYBC spaghetti feed fundraiser
The Alexandria Youth Basketball Club (AYBC) is holding a fundraising spaghetti feed on Thursday, November 15 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Elks Lodge.
Smith is MIAC defensive player of the year
Valerie Smith, a 2009 graduate of Jefferson High School and a senior at Bethel University in St. Paul, was named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) defensive player of the year in volleyball, as well as being named All-MIAC.
Smith finished the 2012 season with 720 overall digs, best in the MIAC, and was second in overall digs per set average with a 6.05.
In conference play, she had 5.64 digs per set, the best of all MIAC opponents, and a total of 237 conference digs, tying for first in that category.
Smith, the libero for the Royals, was ranked 10th nationally in digs per set.
A four-time All-Tournament team selection and two-time MIAC player of the week in 2012, Smith passed Kristin Stoneberg’s 2003 total digs record (678) and Kimmie Moehring’s (2002-2005) career digs record (1,799). In her four-year career, Smith has 2,365 digs.
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 divisions, 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 e-mailing 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.