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September 6, 2013
UPDATED: Sports roundup from Thursday, September 5
VOLLEYBALL Alexandria 3, St. Cloud Tech 2 (25-17, 18-25, 25-12, 25-17, 17-15) The Cardinal volleyball team persevered for a five-set win over Central Lakes Conference rival St. Cloud Tech on Thursday night after winning 17-15 in the fifth set. Alexandria had a lot of help...
September 6, 2013 - 9:43am
September 4, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, September 3
SPORTS RECAPS FROM TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 TENNIS St. Cloud Tech 6, Alexandria 1 The Alexandria tennis team managed only one win throughout the lineup against perenial Central Lakes Conference power St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday night. The Tigers swept the doubles lineup in straight...
September 4, 2013 - 6:40am
August 29, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 29
FOOTBALL Osakis 40, Browerville 0 The Osakis football team used two defensive touchdowns in the first half to beat Browerville 40-0 in the season opener on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks broke a seven-game losing streak to the Tigers in a game that was dominated by the...
August 29, 2013 - 12:27pm
August 28, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, August 27
VOLLEYBALL Marshall 3, Alexandria 0 (25-23, 25-11, 25-16) The Cardinal volleyball team had things going early on in game one before falling 25-23 in what became a sweep for the Class AA's top-ranked team in Marshall. The Tigers cruised after that slow start, winning 25-11...
August 28, 2013 - 10:25am
August 27, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, August 27
TENNIS Osakis 7, Parkers Prairie 0; Osakis 7, Pierz 0 The Osakis tennis team already has eight wins to show for a busy start to the season after sweeping Parkers Prairie and Pierz in a triangular on Monday. Taylor Kraemer, Hannah Baker, Alexa Hoffarth and Hannah Szech all got straight-set...
August 27, 2013 - 8:31am
August 23, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 23
GIRLS' SOCCER St. Louis Park 1, Alexandria 0 The Alexandria girls' soccer team tested itself against St. Louis Park right off the bat this season and gave the Orioles a good game before falling 1-0 on Thursday night. Senior goaltender Sarah Bruzek had a good game as St. Louis Park...
August 23, 2013 - 8:49am
August 22, 2013
Sports roundup from Wednesday, August 21
TENNIS Alexandria at Melrose Quad: Becker 4, Alexandria 3; Alexandria 5, Melrose 2; Alexandria 6, LPGE 1 The Alexandria girls' tennis team kicked off their season by collecting two wins at the Melrose quadrangular on Wednesday. The Cardinals bounced back from a 4-3 loss to Becker...
August 22, 2013 - 8:33am
August 20, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, August 19
TENNIS Osakis 7, Morris 0; Osakis 7, New York Mills 0; Osakis 4, Melrose 3 The Osakis tennis team opens up the season as the third-ranked team in the Class A polls and the Silverstreaks played like it on their way to a 3-0 start on Monday. Osakis showed off its depth by having...
August 20, 2013 - 8:19am
August 10, 2013
Sports roundup from Friday, August 9
REGION 14C BASEBALL TOURNAMENT Perham 5, Carlos 3 The Carlos Cougars saw their season come to an end on Friday night as Perham handed them a 5-3 loss in the Region 14C loser's bracket. Matt Hoelscher had a home run and Nate Hoelscher went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI. That...
August 10, 2013 - 8:10am
August 8, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 7
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE La Crosse 11, Alexandria 5 The Blue Anchors got swept in a doubleheader against the La Crosse Loggers on Wednesday as they dropped game two 11-5 in seven innings. The Loggers used nine runs over the second and third innings to run away with things. Eldon Evans...
August 8, 2013 - 8:50am
August 6, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, August 5
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Waterloo 6, Alexandria 4 F/10 The Blue Anchors saw Waterloo tie it in the ninth and win it in the 10th after back-to-back RBI singles from Will Sparks and Kyle Pollock. Alexandria led 4-3 going to the ninth before Kevin Needman hit a solo home run with two outs...
August 6, 2013 - 8:37am
August 4, 2013
Sports roundup from Saturday, August 3
LEGION DIVISION I STATE TOURNAMENT St. Cloud Chutes 4, Alexandria 1 The Alexandria Post 87 Legion baseball team saw its summer come to an end yesterday with a 4-1 loss to the St. Cloud Chutes. St. Cloud's Logan Schramel threw nine solid innings to pick up the win. He held Alexandria...
August 4, 2013 - 11:03am
August 3, 2013
Sports roundup from Friday, August 2
LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT Alexandria 5, Cold Spring 4 F/11; Burnsville 3, Alexandria 0 The Alexandria Legion baseball team went 1-1 on the first day of the Division I Legion State Tournament, beating Cold Spring 5-4 in 11 innings after falling 3-0 to Burnsville. Parker Bowden delivered...
August 3, 2013 - 8:30am
July 31, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, July 30
VFW BASEBALL DISTRICT 5 CHAMPIONSHIP The Alexandria VFW 16s had to resume a game they started on Monday night but it proved worth the way as they ran away with a 16-5 win over Starbuck to punch their ticket to the state tournament last night. A game that started in Spicer on Monday...
July 31, 2013 - 9:18am
July 26, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, July 25
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE BASEBALL Alexandria 5, St. Cloud 2 The Alexandria Blue Anchors bunched together five runs in the fourth through sixth innings to secure a 5-2 win in their first game back from the all-star break on Thursday night. Tyler Beck gave Alexandria six strong innings...
July 26, 2013 - 9:19am