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Sign up for District 833 middle school spring sports today

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Now is the time to sign up for middle school spring sports in District 833. 

Middle school spring sports for all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders include track, boys tennis and golf.

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Track practices begin Monday, March 31, and will take place every Monday through Friday from 2:45-4:30 p.m. The program focuses on beginning track skill building for hurdles, field events, relays and sprints. The cost is $105.

Boys tennis classes will instruct the basic form and fundamentals of tennis. This is a recreational sport and non-competitive. Practices are Monday through Thursday from 3:15-4:45 p.m. Lake and Woodbury middle school students will meet at the Woodbury Middle School tennis courts.

Cottage Grove and Oltman students will meet at the Hamlet Park courts in Cottage Grove. The season runs from April 14-May 22 and the cost is $85.

Golf classes will instruct on ourse etiquette, proper grip, stance, swing and correct putting techniques and is a great way to get started in the sport or improve one’s skills.

Practices are either on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. depending on the school. Lake and Woodbury middle school students will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from April 9-May 19 at Eagle Valley Golf Course for the first four dates. The remaining eight dates will be held at Afton Alps Golf Course. Cottage Grove and Oltman students will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 10-May 20 at River Oaks Golf Course for the first four dates. The remaining eight dates will be held at Afton Alps Golf Courses.

For more information on these opportunities, pick up a brochure at Cottage Grove, Lake, Oltman or Woodbury middle schools. Register at the Community Education in Cottage Grove or register at www.cecool.com.

Students are encouraged to read through the information carefully for starting dates, fees and transportation details. Deadline to register is Monday, March 31. Contact Community Education at (651) 458-6600 with any questions.

-Patrick Johnson

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Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
(651) 319-4505
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