Lake Henry Hay Raze is Saturday

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 6/16/98.

The third annual Lake Henry Hay Raze will get under way Saturday, June 20, at 9 a.m. with a volleyball tournament at Lions Park.

At 10 a.m., the little league tournament will take place. Teams participating in the baseball tournament are Lake Henry, St. Martin, Spring Hill, and Roscoe. At 10:30 a.m., the kiddie parade entries will start lining up at the baseball field. The parade will get under way at 11 a.m. and head down Janette Court (Second Street) to the Lions Park.

Following the parade, the kidís games will get under way at the Lions Park on the east edge of Lake Henry. Games will include a scavenger hunt on the grounds, ring toss, and more. The Pepsi Moon walk will also be on the grounds.

At 1 p.m., the round bale roll and ball toss will get started. Area residents are urged to get their four-person teams together to see who can maneuver the round bales through the obstacle course the fastest or toss a square hay bale the furthest. At 1:30 p.m., bingo and a horseshoe tournament will get under way at the park.

New this year at 5 p.m. are the Hay Raze Olympics which includes 10 events. Among the events are a bean bag toss, free throw shot, tug of war, obstacle course, arm wrestling, and softball throw.

At 3 p.m. there will be an old timerís baseball game. Former baseball players who graduated in 1977 and older will take on the current Lake Henry Lakers baseball team.

Billy D and the Crystals will entertain from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the outdoor dance at the park. At 10 p.m. raffle winners will be announced, you need not be present to win.

For more information about Lake Henry Hay Raze, call Cindy at Sportsmanís Den 320-243-4546 or JoAnn Weidner, 320-243-7402.

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