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The Alexandria girls hockey team dropped its second straight game and first in the Central Lakes Conference in a 3-2 overtime game at Willmar on Tuesday night. Willmar (4-8, 1-5 CLC) came into the night winless in the CLC but took down the conference front-runner despite getting outshot 50-17. Hannah Kobienia had a huge night with the hat trick as her goal 3:10 into the overtime session sent her team home a winner.
The Alexandria girls basketball team couldn't get its offense going in a 44-31 loss to 5-2 Albany on Tuesday night. The Cardinals led 17-16 at the half, but the Huskies responded by holding Alexandria to 15 points the rest of the way. Macy Hatlestad led the Cardinals with 10 points, while Sidney Schiffler and Erin Navratil had 14 and 10 points, respectively, to lead Albany to the win. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the Cardinals and dropped them to 4-2 overall heading into their holiday tournament Dec. 29-30.
GIRLS HOCKEY Willmar 3, Alexandria 2 (OT) The Alexandria girls hockey team dropped its second straight game and first in the Central Lakes Conference in a 3-2 overtime game at...
The Alexandria boys basketball team won its third straight game to head into the Christmas break with a 7-3 record after taking care of Big Lake 65-60 on Tuesday night...
BOYS BASKETBALL Alex vs. Big Lake, 7:30 p.m. Osakis at Browerville-EV, 7:30 p.m. Brandon-Evansville at Ortonville, 7:30 p.m. WCA vs. Battle Lake, 7:30 p.m. Parkers Prairie at Sebeka Tourney, TBD...
BOYS BASKETBALL Parkers Prairie at Sebeka Tourney, 5 p.m. Minnewaska at Pequot Lakes, 7:15 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Parkers Prairie at WDC, 7:30 p.m. NORDIC SKIING Alex at Brainerd, 10 a.m...
The Alexandria girls hockey team suffered its second loss of the season in a 4-1 defeat versus Rogers at home on Friday night. The Royals (8-4, 5-1 Mississippi 8) scored three opening-period goals to put the Cardinals (9-2, 5-0 CLC) in an early hole and sophomore Paetyn Levis posted a hat trick on the night to lead the way. "The first period was a big struggle for us this game," Alexandria head coach Blair Hovel said. "We went into the game without Kristin Trosvig.
The Alexandria dance team went to Sauk Rapids-Rice to take on the Central Lakes Conference field in an invite last Friday and came home sixth in kick and eighth in jazz. All the CLC teams were in attendance for the meet as Sartell won the kick and the jazz to sweep the competition. St. Cloud Tech was second in both and Sauk Rapids-Rice was third in kick, while Brainerd was third in jazz. "The kick team had a great performance and came in sixth place beating Willmar and St. Cloud Apollo," Alexandria head coach Christine Reilly said of her team.
The Alexandria boys hockey team fell 6-1 on the road against East Grand Forks on Saturday evening. The Cardinals' (2-4-1, 2-2-1 CLC) lone goal came five minutes into the third period by Wyatt Wittenburg, assisted by Noah Hittle and Nate Folsom. The Green Wave (7-3-1, 1-0-1 Mariucci) got on the board early with goals by Nick Derrick at 5:52 and Hunter Olson at 16:59.
The Alexandria girls basketball team welcomed a 4-2 Big Lake team to town on Friday to test itself out of conference play. The Cardinals were up to the challenge as...