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In two Alexandria gyms, residents of all ages and fitness backgrounds are coming together for a unique form of exercise. These workouts do not involve machines or repetitive routines, but instead a variety of workouts that match natural body movements.
A four-run third inning by the Osakis softball team got its offense rolling in a 12-3 victory over Minnewaska on Monday. The Lakers came into the game as one of the top Section 6AA West teams this season with a 10-3 overall record. Osakis was sitting at a 6-4 record, but their offense did not appear intimidated. Minnewaska starting pitcher Morgan Hess opened the game strong, striking out five of the first seven Osakis batters.
The Kensington Area Heritage Society found plenty of runestone news to talk about during its annual research forum last Saturday in Kensington. President Mel Conrad said visitors from Colorado, South...
I was hired in the summer of 2013 as a sports reporter at the Echo Press. At that time, my position only allowed 32 hours of work per week, so...
The Alexandria boys tennis team has not started the conference season like it hoped after losing three different matches in April by 4-3 scores. The Cardinals set their goals on finishing as a top-three team in the Central Lakes Conference after going 5-7 last spring. But the Cardinals’ spring conference schedule started rocky with 4-3 losses against CLC opponents Willmar, Fergus Falls and Sartell-St. Stephen. “They were 4-3, so we’re looking at it as we’re right there,” junior Devin Crowe said.
The Osakis girls track and field team missed a berth in the true team state competition by just 3.5 points after finishing third at the Section 5A meet on Tuesday in Paynesville. After advancing to state last year, the Silverstreaks finished in third place with a score of 648.5. Holdingford took second place with a score of 650.5, and Morris placed first with a score of 652. Head coach Lee VanNyhuis said in most years the Silverstreaks’ team score of 648.5 would have been enough to earn a spot at true team state.
Parkers Prairie is regrouping after injury to top starting pitcher
Cardinals go 1-1 at home tourney after extra-innings loss
The Alexandria boys tennis team found out why St. Cloud Tech has reigned undefeated in the Central Lakes Conference this season in a 7-0 loss to the Tigers at home Tuesday. Tech came into the match with a 6-0 record this season against CLC opponents while Alexandria is 2-4. The Cardinals, who already lost a 7-0 match to the Tigers earlier this year, knew wins would be difficult to find.