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August 19, 2016
Alexandria's (from left to right) Sam Helgeson, Wyatt Wittenburg, Tryg Burgau, Jack Steffl and Michael Helgeson stand in front of the bleachers at Knute Nelson Ballpark on Aug. 1. These players are part of the group who shaved their heads in support of Burgau during his cancer treatment. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Tryg's tribute to faith: The bond of brothers
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Alexandria senior Tryg Burgau flashes a thumbs up before beginning his second round of chemotherapy on July 7 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The 17-year-old was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin's lymphoma this past May. (Contributed)
Tryg's tribute to faith: Finding clarity amidst the storm
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
July 10, 2016
Alexandria sophomore Carter Stockert follows through on a pitch during a game against the Alexandria VFW 15s squad at Knute Nelson Ballpark on Tuesday afternoon. Stockert had 15 strikeouts in the win. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Another lefty in the family
July 10, 2016 - 4:06pm
June 30, 2016
Alexandria seniors Bethany (middle) and Megan Hasz race slightly ahead of Farmington freshman Lauren Peterson during the 1,600-meter run in the Class 2A state meet on June 11 at Hamline University in St. Paul. Both twins were named the team's Most Valuable Distance Runners, while Syri Williams (sprints/hurdles) and JeAnna Miller (field events) were the other Cardinal MVPs. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
June 30, 2016 - 9:47am
Alexandria senior Hayley Burns lays down a bunt against Sauk Rapids-Rice at home on May 17. Burns was named the team's Most Improved Player this season. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
June 30, 2016 - 9:43am
Alexandria sophomore Brock Anderson watches a base hit during a game against Rocori at home on May 12. The oufielder was named the Cardinals' MVP this season along with senior Noah Hittle. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
June 30, 2016 - 9:37am
Alexandria senior Mitch Meier clears a hurdle during the Section 8AA Championships on June 4 in Alexandria. Meier was named the Cardinals' Most Valuable Sprinter/Hurdler after finishing the year as one of two state meet qualifiers in the 300-meter hurdles along with Josh Molden in the triple jump. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Boys track: Cards' honor solid season as Larson, Meier, Rudolph earn MVPs
June 30, 2016 - 9:37am
Alexandria junior Will Odland watches a putt curl towards the cup during the team's home invite on April 21 at Alexandria Golf Club. Odland was named the Cardinals' MVP after finishing 14th overall at the Class 3A state meet on June 14-15 in Coon Rapids. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Boys golf: Odland leads Cards as team MVP
June 30, 2016 - 9:29am
Alexandria senior Devin Crowe returns a serve in a regular-season match against Sartell at home on May 5. Crowe was named the varsity MVP, while collecting the team's Most Intense-Competitive and Hardest Worker awards. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Boys tennis: Crowe named All-CLC, Cards' MVP
June 30, 2016 - 9:21am
Alexandria junior Bridget Amundson tees off at the sixth Central Lakes Conference meet of the year at Alexandria Golf Club on May 9. Amundson was named the girls' MVP after finishing 14th at the 3A state meet in Coon Rapids on June 14-15. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Girls golf: Amundson claims Cards' MVP
June 30, 2016 - 9:20am
Alexandria junior Lariah Lien cracks a big smile before her turn in the girls' CI singles division on May 20 in Brooklyn Park. Lien was named the team's Most Improved bowler this season. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Bowlers awarded after another great season
June 30, 2016 - 9:15am
June 29, 2016
Members of the Alexandria football team who competed at the Vikings 7-on-7 passing tournament in Eden Prairie this pass weekend are all smiles as they pose for a photo with their championship trophy in the Vikings ship at the team's Winter Park training facilities. (Contributed)
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
June 29, 2016 - 10:53am
June 26, 2016
Alexandria's Sam Helgeson (right) gets congratulated at home plate by Brayden Amundson after Helgeson hit a two-run home run against Rochester on Saturday that gave Post 87 an 8-7 lead in the eventual 10-9 win. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
June 26, 2016 - 10:25am
June 24, 2016
Alexandria's Kallista Roers loads her shotgun during the championship shoot at the Alexandria Shooting Park on Tuesday. Roers had a big day by powdering 96 out of 100 clays for the Cardinals. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
June 22, 2016
Alex Legion to host annual tourney this weekend
June 22, 2016 - 12:44pm
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