Softball II

[The banquet on June 13.]

We’ll wrap up this puppy with the staff photographer’s coverage of the Apollo game (a big win) on May 15 and the post-season banquet where the ladies can let their hair down, so to speak.

[Taylor Ellingson]

[The girls have hockey scrimmages this weekend.  We hope to see Taylor playing there.]

[Aaaayyyyy!]

[Emily Kuennen, first base]

[Jess Syvrud, 2nd base; Mikayla Lucas, right field.]

[Danielle Carlson, shortstop (and below)]

[Sarah Bruzek, 3rd base]

[The Fans – taking photos and studying their tout sheets.]

[Mikayla]

[Dani, Jess, and Rachel Peterson]

[Amanda and Jess.  Will spend a lot of time together on the basketball court next season.]

[Amanda and LT]

[Jess and LT]

[Sarah and LT]

[Sarah, Jess and LT]

[LT and Danielle]

[Dani and LT]

[ErinAnn Schueler and LT]

[Mikayla and LT  🙂 ]

[Emily and LT]

[LT and Quinn]

[LT and Coach Randy Albers]

[Quinn and Albers]

[Albers and Mikayla]

[The seniors]

After two beautiful days, today looks like it’s going to be a good day to cover . . . hockey!

About tomobert63

The Journey Begins Thanks for joining me! This is the follow-up to the original, “alexandriacardinals.wordpress.com,” which overwhelmed the system’s ability to handle it any more. Thus, this is “Part 2.” As the original was initially described: 10-26-07-4 “It all began in a 5,000 watt radio station in Fresno, California” . . . wait a minute, that was Ted Baxter on the Mary Tyler Moore Show! Let’s see . . . oh yeah, it all began in 2003 when retirees, i.e., old people, in Alexandria, Minnesota, who had no desire to become snow birds, went looking for mid-winter entertainment here in the frozen tundra of West Central Minnesota. We discovered girls’ high school hockey, fell in love immediately, and it remains our favorite spectator sport to this day. Initially, and for several years, reports on these games were e-mailed to those who were actually snowbirds but wanted to keep abreast of things “back home.” It was ultimately decided a blog would be more efficient, and it evolved into a personal diary of many things that attracts tens of readers on occasion. It remains a source of personal mental therapy and has yet to elicit any lawsuits. ~ The Editor, May 9, 2014 p.s. The photo border around the blog is the Cardinal girls’ hockey team after just beating Breck for the state championship in 2008. It’s of the all-tournament team. The visible Breck player on the left is Milica McMillen, then an 8th-grader – she is now an All-American for the Gophers. The Roseau player in the stocking cap I believe is Mary Loken, who went on to play for UND; and the Cardinal player on the right, No. 3, is Abby Williams, the player we blame most for making us girls’ hockey fans who went on to play for Bemidji State. *********************************************************************************** Photos contained herein are available for personal use. All you have to do is double click on any of the photos and they will become full screen size. You can then save them into your personal “My Pictures” file. They make lovely parting or hostess gifts, or holiday gifts for such as Uncle Ernie who wants to see how his grand niece is doing on the hockey team. If any are sold for personal profit, however, to, for example, the Audubon Society, National Geographic, Sven’s Home Workshop Monthly, Curling By The Numbers, or the World Wrestling Federation, I only request that you make a donation to the charitable organization of your choice. You have two hours and fifteen minutes. Pencils ready? Begin! **********************************************************************************
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