Monthly Archives: December 2012

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas . . .

And all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a . . . well, come to think of it, creatures were stirring – it was Christmas Eve, for Pete’s sake! We were up tracking Santa by computer … Continue reading

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“I Love Alex in the Winter” *

[*  To be sung to the tune of I Love Paris in the Springtime.   A pick up hockey game at Noonan’s park yesterday (Saturday) afternoon.  Yet another beautiful winter day in Vacationland USA.  But we get ahead of ourselves . . … Continue reading

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Alexandria – 60, SRR – 20

Yeah, it was that bad.  You feel for a team that can’t compete, and Sauk Rapids/Rice seems like they’ve been on the bottom in girls’ basketball for a long time.  A positive sign for them is that they have a … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back at a Sports Venue, II

The lady rounbdballers came home and re-discovered their shooting touch.  And they inflicted their usual madcap defense on Brainerd – it sounds like the Warriors didn’t stand a chance.  The basketball photos are all from the staff reporter.  Super Fan Mike … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back at a Sports Venue . . .

We momentarily interrupt the holiday season to bring you the latest sports results.  As so often happens, the girls’ hockey and basketball teams came home to play at the same time (7:00-ish) on the same day (Tuesday).  I’m not yet cloned … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas I

The annual Christmas Concert by the high school orchestra and choirs took place last Sunday.  I’ve come to think of it as the local event of the year as Brad Lambrecht, orchestra; Steve Deitz, choir; and Bob Hines, narration, do … Continue reading

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This Is Your Christmas Card!

[MERRY CHRISTMAS 2012!  OK, this is from last year.  Christmas for this year hasn’t arrived yet.] For reasons totally within our control, we have decided to join Newsweek and go paperless this year.  We have trepidations.  We know it’s the … Continue reading

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