Tri-City teams gear up for state tournament
For the second consecutive year, the Tri-City Red American Legion baseball team is the top seed in the sub-state playoffs, which determine 15 of the 16 teams that will compete in next week’s state tournament. This is the second year of the sub-state format and Red is looking for its first trip to state since 2012.
By Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin’s estimate, some 60 people showed up to play some pickleball and to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bobby Theisen Park on July 9. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
The new pickleball courts in Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were at capacity as they were opened officially with a ribbon cutting ceremony. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
From left to right, Shoreview City Councilmember Terry Quigley, Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, Shoreview Area Pickleball Club President John Malmgren, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Sarah Bohnen and Economic Development commissioner Jonathan Weinhagen were on hand to cut the ribbon, officially opening the courts. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
At not quite 9 a.m., all six of the week-old pickleball courts at Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were occupied by foursomes, pickleballs pinging back and forth, with spectators and idle players wa