Former New York Mills girls' basketball star Janet Karvonen will be the guest speaker at the Pillager Husky Booster Club's Pillager High School athletic banquet 5 p.m. May 22.
The cost is $10 per person. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. For more information contact the high school at 746-3557.
Severson MVP of Eau Claire swim team
Brainerd High School graduate Cori Severson was named the most valuable member of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's swimming and diving team in the 2003-04 season.
Severson, a sophomore, had the Blugolds' top time in the 50- and 100-yard freestyles and tied for first in the 50 free at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
Ranger basketball tournament slated
The second annual Ranger men's basketball tournament is scheduled May 22-23 at Crosby-Ironton High School.
The cost is $100 per 10-man team. Each player must be at least 18 and out of high school. Each team is guaranteed four, 40-minute games.
Proceeds will be donated to the C-I boys' basketball program.
For more information contact Troy Caddy at (218) 330-7358 or e-mail Cadd007@d.umn.edu.
Thiesse wins season opener at Sauk Centre
SAUK CENTRE -- Former Brainerd resident Nate Thiesse powered his stock car to victory in the ASA Super Late Model feature at I-94 Raceway's season opener May 1.
Pole-sitter and defending points champion Trent Snyder of Ironton finished fourth after winning his heat race. Thiesse finished fourth in the fast dash and qualified second.
Will Kendall, Baxter, did not finish his heat race or start the feature.
Freshman softball team sweeps Sartell
The freshman softball team won two games Thursday at Sartell.
In the first game Kelsey Kunde picked up the 13-5 win. Calleigh Johnson went 3-for-3 and Heather Erickson was 2-2.
Ashley Olson went the distance in a 7-5 win in the second game. Erica Bybee, Carolyn Sneep and Ashley Quade all went 2-2 for the Warriors.
Junior high girl golfers lose to Wadena
Wadena beat the Brainerd girls' junior high golf team in a dual meet Thursday.
Wadena was led by Tracy Gustafson with a 58.
Brainerd was led by Cassie Stenson with a 60, Tori Palony with a 61, Amanda Svoboda and Katie Ritter with 64s and Lucy Sweeney with a 68.
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