The Brainerd Warriors softball team completed its season with a banquet Wednesday.
Senior second baseman Julie Moran was named most valuable player. She was also All-Central Lakes Conference, while senior pitcher Alissa Anderson received honorable mention. Moran, Breanna Holland and Erika Nunnink were scholar all-conference selections.
Cassey Veith was named offensive player of the year, while Megan Arns earned the defensive award, Jessica Ostergren was most improved and Holland won the Warrior Award.
Lindsey Thompson and Jessie Pohlkamp were named captains for the 2000-2001 season.
Park Region names all-conference team
Pequot Lakes pitcher Molly Landecker led the All-Park Region Conference softball team as she was named most valuable player of the East Division.
Alicia Oswald of Frazee was most valuable player of the West, while Brian Carlson of Menahga was named coach of the year as his team finished 10-0 in conference play.
Other Brainerd area performers on the team were Heather Neznik, Jenna Carlson and Cassie Smith of Pequot Lakes; Jamie Wolkenhauer of Pine River-Backus; and Marie Kern of Verndale.
Lundbohm girls' golf MVP
Marni Lundbohm has been named the most valuable member of the Brainerd Warriors girls' golf team.
All-conference golfers included Lundbohm, Lisa Renneke and Cecilia Meidinger. The Warriors also received the conference sportsmanship award.
Youth summer registration ending
Registration for Brainerd Parks and Recreation summer youth programs is drawing to a close.
Parents wishing to have their children participate in youth softball and T-ball should register as soon as possible as programs start June 7 or 8.
Openings remain for Lil' Buckaroos, a T-ball program for 3- and 4-year-old boys and girls, scheduled on Tuesday nights beginning June 13.
A few openings remain in the evening youth softball programs.
Tuchscherer, Bohn tennis MVPs
Paul Tuchscherer and Erik Bohn have been named most valuable players of the Brainerd Warriors tennis team.
Captains for the 2001 season will be Bohn, Brent Thompson and John Cairns. Most improved singles players were Chad Anderson (varsity) and Chris Lauer (junior varsity). Most improved doubles players were Sridhar Raju, Matt Holbrook and Oliver Reiter (varsity) and Jake Bertschi and Dan Goffman (junior varsity). Hardest worker awards went to Cairns (varsity) and Nate Ebertowski (junior varsity).
Mighty Gulls complete roster
The Brainerd Mighty Gulls of the Northwoods League have signed right-handed pitcher Aaron Parker of Sonoma State University.
Parker is a 6-foot-2, 202-pound freshman from Stockton, Calif., and is the final signing by the Gulls this spring.
Parker recently completed a successful freshman season at Sonoma State, going 7-3 with a 3.51 ERA in 15 appearances. He tied for first on the team in wins (7) and was second on the team with 53 strikeouts in 56 1/3 innings.
The Gulls' roster is currently at the maximum of 24 players. The season starts today with a 7:05 p.m. game at St. Cloud's Putz Field. The Gulls open their home schedule June 3 against the River Bats at 7:05 p.m.
Check the Gulls' web site (www.mightygulls.com) for team and league information. Call 828-8901 for tickets.
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