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While some Douglas County residents may be happy with a lack of snowfall this winter, local businesses and parks that rely on winter recreation have different thoughts. Just ask Earl...
BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING ALEXANDRIA NINTH AT MAROON AND GOLD INVITE The Alexandria boys swimming and diving team placed ninth out of 15 teams at the Maroon and Gold Invite at the University of Minnesota on Saturday with a total of 679 points. Max Jacobson had the highest individual placement for the Cardinals as he finished tied for first place in the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.68.
Win gives Blizzard a weekend split with Granite City
Minnewaska took control with a 14-1 second half run
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Granite City 2, Alexandria 0 The Blizzard was unable to get anything on the scoresheet in a 2-0 loss on the road to Granite City on Friday. Dallas Marvin scored in the first period and Zach Voss scored in the second to give the Lumberjacks the 2-0 lead. Jesse Garcia picked up the win for Granite City by stopping all 19 Alexandria shots on goal. Tanner Elmore was handed the loss while making 24 saves on 26 shots.
BOYS HOCKEY ALEXANDRIA AT THIEF RIVER FALLS TOURNAMENT
The Osakis girls basketball team kept its undefeated streak going last Tuesday thanks to a 77-71 comeback victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in Belgrade. The Silverstreaks trailed by as much as eight points in the first half, and BBE (5-2) led 34-33 at the half.
The Osakis boys basketball team only managed to score 14 first half points in a 58-45 loss to Holdingford on the road last Tuesday. Head coach Matt Hoelscher said the Silverstreaks did a better job in keeping up with Holdingford in the second half. “Gave up too many second shots in the first half and allowed them to get to the rim easily,” Hoelscher said.
Win over Albany improves winning streak to five games