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Senior goaltender Christian Reimers was named the Most Valuable Player of the Alexandria boys hockey team that won a Central Lakes Conference title and finished with a 22-4-1 season record. The Cardinals’ notable 2014-2015 season included a first-place finish in the Thief River Falls Holiday Tournament of Champions and being selected the first seed of the Section 6A tournament. St.
Senior Brooke Heggie was named the Alexandria girls basketball team’s Offensive Player of the Year after a season in which she eclipsed her 1,000th career varsity point. The Cardinals had a number of notable achievements as a team in 2014-2015.
Senior Lyndsey Harp was the recipient of the Outstanding Cardinals Dancer award as a member of the Alexandria dance team this season. Not only did Harp receive the outstanding dancer award, but she was the only Alexandria team member to be named all-conference in both kick and jazz.
The Minnewaska boys track and field team hopes an increased amount of athletes will translate into positive results this season. The Lakers are returning 17 letter winners from last year, which head coach Steve Hill feels will give them an advantage. “Our overall numbers for track and field are better than the past few years,” Hill said. “I’m excited to work with these athletes.
The Alexandria Peewee A hockey team capped off its season by finishing in third place at the state tournament earlier this month. Alexandria defeated Edina 4-1 in the tournament’s third place game on Sunday, March 15 in Lakeville. The tournament started with a 6-0 victory over South St. Paul for Alexandria before the eventual state champion St. Paul Capitals won a 4-3 double-overtime game in the second round. The loss sent Alexandria to the tournament’s third place game versus Edina.
A committee of Parkers Prairie residents is nearing the halfway mark of a goal to raise $1.8 million for the construction of a new community pool. The current Parkers Prairie pool, built in 1977, has started to deteriorate over the past few years.
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club is wrapping up its season with two editions of the ice review show Ignite. The 36th annual edition of the club's Ice Review show gives...
The Alexandria adapted bowling team kicked off the spring season last Thursday, March 19, with its first meets of the season against Lake City and Austin at the Garden Center Lanes. Head coach Wade Traphagen is optimistic about the season as a number of top finishers from last season’s state tournament are back with the Cardinals. Returning bowler Jack Botzet placed fifth in the PI singles at state last season.
Winnipeg native is named to NA3HL’s Community Service Award