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The Alexandria boys' soccer team ran into a tough Sartell-St. Stephen team last Thursday and fell 6-1 to drop to 1-2 on the season.
Dirck Golf Academy taking memberships The Scott Dirck Golf Academy will be renewing and taking new memberships for the 2013-2014 season. Memberships run from December 1 to November 30th and...
The Alexandria tennis team used a 6-1 win over Rocori to get its first win in the Central Lakes Conference last Thursday night.
The Alexandria girls' soccer team used another great defensive effort to beat Central Lakes Conference rival Sartell 2-0 last Thursday night.
The Alexandria swimming and diving team faced its second straight strong opponent to start the season and suffered its second loss in a 122-64 meet against Brainerd. The Cardinals got a nice night from Madalyn Winger as she collected two wins. They came in the 200 IM as Winger won in 2:26.22 and also the 500 freestyle, where she touched the wall in 5:46.77. Hannah Eklund followed suit in the 100 breaststroke. She won in a time of 1:12.24. Brainerd won the rest of the way and had an edge in almost all of the close races.
The Osakis football team was eager to break out a new defense that the Silverstreaks hoped would take Browerville by surprise in the season opener last Thursday night. Mission accomplished.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 FOOTBALL Brandon-Evansville vs. Hillcrest, 7 p.m. Alexandria at Moorhead, 7 p.m. WCA vs. Wadena-DC, 7 p.m. Ashby vs. Wheaton-HN, 7 p.m. Prairie Valley at Red Lake CC,...
United States senator Al Franken was in Alexandria on Wednesday morning, where he recognized the Jefferson High School athletic program after it recently received a National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association...
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...
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 FOOTBALL Osakis vs. Browerville, 7 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Alexandria vs. St. Cloud Apollo, 7 p.m. WCA at Hancock, 6 p.m. Minnewaska at YME, 6 p.m. BOYS’ SOCCER Alexandria...