The skills clinic for the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department's Mustang, Bronco and Pony baseball leagues is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park.
Check-in begins at 5:10 p.m. Players must be registered through the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department to participate.
The clinic is for players new to the Mustang, Bronco and Pony leagues.
Mustang League will meet at the youth baseball field at Memorial Park; Bronco League will meet at the Field 1 softball field (across from the paper mill); and Pony League will meet at Mills Field.
Participants should bring a baseball glove. Stations include hitting, fielding grounders, fielding pop flies and pitching.
For further information call the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department at 828-2320.
Early Bird Golf Challenge May 2
The Early Bird Golf "Challenge" is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 2 at the Vintage Golf Course in Staples.
The event kicks off with a free skills clinic followed by a four-person, 18-hole, best-ball scramble. Cost is $40 per person, or $160 per team, and includes golf, cart, skills clinic, lunch and a chance to win about $1,000 in prizes, including an autographed photo of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
The tournament, which helps support the Kinship program, will be played rain or shine. Prizes will go to first- and last-place teams, most uniquely dressed team and by random drawings.
The tournament is limited to the first 20 teams. Pre-registration is required with a deadline of 5 p.m., April 30.
To register please call Kinship of Todd-Wadena counties ( 877) 631-1788 or e-mail email@example.com.
Pequot's Lenz owns 25-6 singles record
Kayla Lenz, a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School, owns a 25-6 singles record and a 17-12 doubles mark in her rookie season with the St. Cloud State University women's tennis team.
The sophomore has helped the Huskies to a 23-8 record. The team is currently ranked No. 3 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Central Regional poll. SCSU has also won 10 straight meets and recently set a school record for total team wins in a season (23).
Brainerd JV tennis competes
Four doubles teams won for the Brainerd Warriors junior varsity tennis team against Willmar Monday.
Winning for Brainerd were Ryan Goos-Trent Anderson, Kush Patel-Justin Sachs, Joey Wagner-Austin Anderson and Zach Lane-Xavier Selland.
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