Correction for basketball camp
Due to a school sponsored gym conflict, the Hudson Basketball Association is pushing back the start of the shooters camp from April 20 to April 27. The camp will run from April 27-May 18 on Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. at Prairie Elementary. The camp is for girls in grades 3 through 7 (current school year). The goal of the camp is to work on basic shooting form, reinforced with numerous drills and competitions. Coaches from the HBA will conduct the camp and will provide a high ratio of participant to instructor. There are two sessions each night, based on grade. Session 1 is for girls in grades 3 and 4 and runs from 6-7:30 p.m. Session 2 is for girls in grades 5 through 7 and runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The cost of the camp is $25 per participant. Participants should wear their practice jerseys and bring their own ball and water bottle. Registration forms and further information are available at hudsonhoops.com. Sign up, including registration form and payment, will be collected at the door Tuesday, April 27 at Prairie Elementary.
Jake Quade of Hudson made a hole-in-one at the Clifton Hollow Golf Course on April 15. Quade is a member of the Hudson High School golf team, and this is his first hole-in-one. He used a wedge for #3, a par-3 hole 131 yards long.
Booster tryouts set May 1
The Hudson Boosters is holding tryouts for its competitive boys baseball teams, ages 15, 16 and 17, on Saturday, May 1 at 11 a.m. at the junior varsity baseball fields. Players may register online at the Booster Web site (www.hudsonboosters.net) or on the day of registration. The total fee which includes full uniforms is $250. Players must be registered before they tryout. For more information, contact Rick Johnson at (715) 386-0750 or email@example.com.
Sailing classes set
The St. Croix Sailing Club is offering a class to train anyone at least 18 years old who is interested in learning the basics of sailing and crewing on a variety of racing boats. Dates are May 22-23 and June 5-6. Each of the four class days, which start at 9 a.m., includes classroom instruction until noon followed by on-the-water practice until 4 p.m. Class sessions are at the St. Croix Marina in Hudson. A full annual membership in the St. Croix Sailing Club, picnic lunches and an instructional handbook are included in the $210 course fee. Crew training instructor Ron Dreyer is an experienced racer and long-time sailor. Information and sign-ups for the class are available at www.stcroixsailing.com (Click on events) or contact Dreyer at (651) 738-8178.
Basketball camps held this summer
The Hudson Basketball Association and Head Boys Basketball Coach Jason Swavely are offering two great opportunities for boys looking to improve their basketball skills this summer.
Golf helps Farm Technology
A golfing event is scheduled at the River Falls Golf Club on May 14 will benefit the area’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days scheduled July 20-22 on the Roger and Beverly Peterson farm near River Falls. The fee is $85 per golfer which includes golf, a cart, prizes and dinner. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and golf begins at 1 p.m. with a four-person scramble format. Registration and payment should be sent in advance to: Sandy VanBeek, 578 Hwy. 65, Roberts, WI 54023. Contact Sandy at (715) 749-3757 or (715) 760-3757 for more information. Forms may be printed from the Web site www.piercefarmtech.com/. This link is under Farm Technology Days Info at the bottom of the web page. Farm Technology Days is the largest agriculture exposition in Wisconsin—a three-day outdoor event that showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture.