A captains organizational meeting for the men's twilight golf league is scheduled for Thursday, April 6, in the clubhouse of the Pine Meadows Golf Course at 7 p.m.
If a captain cannot attend teams should have another member represent their team. Anyone interested in joining the league may contact Brian Erickson, golf professional, at 829-5733.
Stock car show April 7-8
The 11th annual North Central Motor Speedway Stock Car Show is set for April 7-8 at Mills GM in Baxter.
More than 30 cars that race at the track will be displayed in the dealership's showroom and service area.
Trophies also will be awarded to the best appearing car in each class -- NCMS Pure Stock, Wissota Street Stock, Wissota Super Stock and Midwest Modified -- and overall best of the show. Local media will award the best in class trophies and Mills salespeople will award the best of show.
The raceway, located five miles south of Brainerd on Highway 371, will open its season May 6. Gates open at 5 p.m. followed by hot laps at 7 p.m. Racing starts at 7:30 p.m.
A practice day is scheduled from 1 until 4 p.m. on April 29. The track also will host two Sprint specials and one Wissota late model special this summer.
Racers interested in NCMS Pure Stock and Midwest Modified rule books may call Jean Mass at 829-8799.
Traveling team tryouts April 8
Tryouts for the 12-year-old Brainerd traveling baseball team will be conducted at noon Saturday, April 8, at the Memorial Park Bronco League field.
Questions may be directed to Mike Lepel at 765-3943.
Reception to honor floor hockey team
A reception honoring the state champion Brainerd Warriors adapted floor hockey team will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Brainerd High school cafeteria. The public is invited.
Spring break 5km run/walk April 8
The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Spring Break 5-kilometer run/walk 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Kiwanis Park.
Registration is from 9 to 9:45 a.m. the day of the event at Kiwanis Park. This is a non-competitive event, although times will be kept.
There is no charge for any participant enrolled in the Focus on Fitness program. Cost for all other participants is $10. Snacks will be provided following the event.
Each participant will receive a Focus on Fitness T-shirt. There will also be prize drawings, including passes to area golf courses. The grand prize is a Schwinn mountain bike donated by Trailblazer Bikes in Brainerd. Only Focus on Fitness members are eligible for the grand prize drawing.
For further information, call the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department at 828-2320.
Praska MVP of floor hockey team
Nick Praska was selected most valuable player of the Brainerd Warriors state champion adapted floor hockey team at Thursday's banquet.
Adam Thiel was voted most improved offensive player, Doug Ream and Dustin Scherfenberg were voted most improved defensive players and David Thesing and David Petersen were voted hardest workers.
Praska, Chris Nelson and Adam Carner made the all-conference team. Petersen and Scherfenberg received all-conference honorable mention.
Ream and Mitch Hodgman received participation awards.
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