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Thursday sports schedule

Softball: Hutchinson at LPHT, 4:30 p.m.

“Light up the Night” run scheduled

Montrose will be hosting a “Light up the Night for Heroes” 5k Fun Run April 25.

The run is a glow-in-the-dark event and lighting will be limited along the race course. Runners are encouraged to wear fluorescent clothing, glow sticks, glow-in-the-dark paint or any other fun flurescent items. Glow sticks will be available for purchase.

Registration and check-in will take place from 7:30 to 8:20 p.m. The race will begin at 8:30 p.m.

The entry fee is $25/person or $40/couple in advance, and $35/person, $55/couple the day of the event.

Servicemembers are free with a valid ID.

After the event, everyone is invited to Jacquie B’s in Montrose for food and drink, music, silent auction items and prizes.

For more information, contact Melissa Gudvangen at 612-720-5349 or

Bulldogs to host baseball camp

The Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity Bulldog baseball team and coaches will be hosting their annual baseball/softball camp from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, April 11, 18, May 2, and 9.

The camp is open to all boys and girls in third through sixth gade.

Baseball camp will take place in the gym at Lester Prairie School. Weather permitting, the event may move outside, so participants should dress appropriately.

Participants should bring a bat (if they have one), a glove, and inside shoes.

The cost to attend the baseball camp is $30, which includes a T-shirt.

The camp will cover the fundamental skills for baseball and softball. It will be run by current high school baseball players.

There will also be a few high school softball players there to work on softball pitching for any girls that are interested.

LPHT “Blitz Night” March 30

Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity baseball players will be going house-to-house Monday, March 30 during Blitz Night, to sell Bulldog baseball coupon cards for $20.

The cards offer discounts at a variety of stores and businesses, including The Dodge House, Central Cafe, Prairie Market, Garbers’ Meats, One Eyed Willy’s, Full Throttle Services, and many more in Lester Prairie, as well as several in Hutchinson and Waconia.

The cards will also be available for purchase at some of the businesses, or by contacting a baseball player or coach Joe Kley.

There is also an online addition to this fundraiser that provides more coupons to local businesses, including ShadowBrooke Golf Course and the Blue Note of Winsted.

It also lets the participant earn cash back on thousands of purchases made online at Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Macy’s, Under Armour, and many more.

The link to the online coupon is

LPHT basketball banquet April 12

The Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity basketball banquet for both the girls and boys teams will be held Sunday, April 12 at 5 p.m. at the Lester Prairie School Gym.

All varsity, JV and C squad players, long with managers and families, are encouraged to attend.


Lee named LPHT Jr. High baseball coach

LPHT announced this week that Mike Lee, also head girls basketball coach, will be coaching the LPHT junior high baseball program this season.