Brainerd area athletes participated in a karate tournament Saturday at Central Minnesota Karate in Paynesville.
Competition was in kata (form) and kumite (sparring). Ten karate clubs and 82 competitors participated.
Jr. intermediate: 3rd place, Brandon Hedlund, Brainerd
Jr. advanced: 1st, Caleb Buttenhoff, Baxter
Women's intermediate: 2nd, Katie Erickson, Baxter
Jr. intermediate: 2nd, Miriam Pritschet, Brainerd; 3rd, Ciara Pritschet, Brainerd
Adult novice: 2nd, Hank Whinery, Brainerd; 3rd, Katie Erickson, Baxter
Adult advanced: 2nd, Jordan Hoffman, Brainerd
Men's black belt: 3rd, Dave Pritschet, Brainerd
Openings remain for adult softball
Openings remain in women's and co-rec softball leagues sponsored by the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department.
A $100 deposit is required at registration. Deadline to register is April 15 or when leagues are full. Umpires are also needed.
Call the parks and recreation department (828-2320) for additional information.
Cuyuna OHV club to ride Saturday
The Cuyuna Iron Range Riders ATV-OHV club will meet 10 a.m. Saturday at the Spalding House, 1 W. Main St., Crosby.
Everyone is welcome to ride. For more information, contact Jeanine Ross at the Spalding House (218) 546-6060.
YMCA offers fitness class for older adults
Brainerd Family YMCA is accepting registration for a fitness class designed for older adults.
The one-hour class will include activities to improve muscle tone, flexibility, balance and cardiovascular fitness. Information on diet, weight control, stress management and fitness plan design will also be presented. Participants should dress for light to moderate physical activity.
Registration is limited to 15 participants. Class begins April 12 (eight classes total) and will be conducted from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Fee is $25 for YMCA members, $35 for community members.
Call Mark Embretson (829-6216) for more information or stop at register at the member services desk at the YMCA.
Legacy League news
The Legacy Courses at Cragun's is hosting a Men's League captains meeting 6 p.m. April 21 at the Legacy clubhouse.
A Spring Kickoff for the Legacy Women's League is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. April 19 at the Legacy clubhouse.
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