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University of Minnesota, Crookston to Host Region 8 PACESETTER Championships on April 19
March 25, 2008

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Athletics Department announced today that the fifth through ninth grade PACESETTER Girls Region 8 Basketball Championships will be held at Lysaker Gymnasium on April 19, 2008.


The entry fee is $150 with a three game guarantee. The region will be limited to the first 16 teams to send in their entry fee. Teams may enter in more than one region. The champion from each region will advance to the eight team Minnesota Youth Basketball State Championships in St. Cloud, Minn. in June.


Registration forms are available online at the Golden Eagle Athletics website at or at For more information, contact Golden Eagle Head Women’s Basketball Coach Mike Roysland at 218-281-8416 or or Assistant Coach Nate Mahlen at 218-281-8415 or


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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).