Brainerd Area Civic Center will host the Minnesota Hockey PeeWee A state tournament this weekend.
The tournament will kick off with a banquet at 7 p.m. today at the Brainerd High School cafeteria. Tickets for dinner/banquet are $13. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets may call Sue Peltoma at 829-3999. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
The opening ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday. The first round of games Friday include Brainerd vs. Edina at 2 p.m.; Wadena/Deer Creek vs. White Bear Lake at 4 p.m.; Albert Lea vs. Roseville at 6 p.m.; and Moorhead vs. Centennial at 8 p.m.
The second round of games will be on Saturday. The state championship will be played Sunday at 3 p.m.
Fans will be able to purchase tournament passes to attend all 11 games or obtain daily passes at the civic center.
Region 4 Golden Gloves tournament
Saturday at Wadena
The Region 4 Golden Gloves Boxing tournament is scheduled Saturday at Wadena Armory beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Boxers from Wadena, St. Cloud, Willmar, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Sebeka and Nevis will compete.
Championship bouts are planned in almost every weight from 132 pounds to super heavyweight.
Wadena class A boxers include Matt Pearson, 139 pounds, Guy Schoon, 156, Josh Bahls, heavyweight, and Nate Ott, super heavyweight.
A female bout also is planned between Lacey Kuschel of Nimrod and Carol Bowman of St. Cloud.
Some novice and junior boxers will also be matched. Twelve to fourteen bouts are scheduled.
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