Ringer Digest
September - October  2016
A Charter of the NHPA
Official Publication of the Minnesota Gopher State Horseshoe Pitchers' Association
Your State Champions
Janet Larson Women's Champion

Al Larson
 Men's Champion

Sig Armitage Elder's Champion

Colton Williams Junior Champion

Tyler Stone
 Cadets Champion

Class Champions
Joe Mueller
Men's B

Men's C
Shawn Warnemunde 
 Men's C

Men's D
Russ Girtz
Men's D

Richard Bialek
Men's E

Larry Brabec
Men's F

Ryan Pierce
Men's G

Larry Jensen
Men's H

Glenn Skeie
Men's I

Josh Clemens
Men's J

Elder's B
Ron Craigmile
Elder's B

Elder's C
Bob Knudtson
Elder's C

Elder's D
Jeff Washburn
Elder's D

Elder's E
Jim Syverson
Elder's E

Elder's F
Phil Rodenberg
Elder's F

Elder's G
Al Woida
Elder's G

Elder's H
Erwin Tischer
Elders H

Women's B
Cheri Newcombe
Women's B

Women's C
Mary Matuke
Women's C

Shelly Flaming
Women's D

Deanna Foss
 Women's E

HOF Promoter
Joe Mueller
 Hall of Fame

HOF Pitcher
Janet Larson
 Hall of Fame

Rookie of the Year
Randy Werk
 Rookie of the Year

Women's C
Mary Matuke
 Edi Holland Sportsmanship Award

Jerry Werk
 Appreciation Award 9 years an officer

Sig Armitage
 Pitcher of the Year


Al - Janet Larson
Husband Wife Champs 

Colton Williams - Devin Stone Junior Pitcher of the Year winners

Tyler Stone - Marshal Swenson

                Marshal Swenson
Elder's Championship

Women's Championship

Men's Championship
Dick Dvorak,Joe Mueller,Jerry Hokkala,Josh Olson,Al Larson,Mark Smith,Dustin Dahl, Eric Dehkes

Junior Championship
Kyle Holland, Colton Williams, Ben Grebinosky

            Upcoming Tournaments

Isanti Spring Fling
Apr 08, 2017
Date:                       Saturday, April 8th, 2017
Location:                Junction Bowl,  Isanti
Director:                  Shawn Warnemunde
Director Email:         smwarnemunde@msn.com
Director Phone:       763-227-1804
Director Address:    414 11th Ave NW    Isanti,MN  55040
Deadline:              April 1st, 2017
Fee:                         $25, Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-17-007
Additional Information:  First 16 PAID entries accepted.Eight-person classes;
40-shoe games; Handicapped if needed

Apr 15, 2017
Date:                       Saturday, April 15th, 2017
Location:                 Becker American Legion, Becker
Director:                  Wayne Peterson
Director Email:        wrpeterson@windstream.net
Director Phone:       763.360.5914
Director Address:    16910 Garden Grove Rd SE, Becker, MN 55308
Deadline:             April  8th, 2017
Fee:                         $30, Juniors FREE
Sanction Number:   23-17-008
Additional Information: Eight-person classes; 40-shoe games;
Handicapped if needed; Concessions; Cash Prizes; 
Visit our web page:  http://clankandthud.weebly.com

Upsala Spring Tournament
Apr 22, 2017
Date:                       Saturday,April 22nd, 2017
Location:                Upsala arena
Director:                 Josh Olson
Director Email:         olson4@arvig.net 
Director Phone:       218-639-4641
Director Address:   PO Box 353   Bertha,MN    56437
Deadline:                 April 15th, 2017
Fee:                         $30
Sanction Number:   23-17-009
Additional Information: Eight-person classes; 40-shoe games;
Handicapped if needed. Concessions on site. Fun and prizes await !!

Alexandria Open
May 27, 2017
Date:                       Saturday,May 27th, 2017
Location:                Alexandria Club Courts
Director:                Gary Boots
Director Email:         garyb@runestone.net
Director Phone:       320-760-2383
Director Address:   PO Box 95    Barrett,MN    56311
Deadline:                 May 20th, 2017
Fee:                         $30
Sanction Number:   23-17-010
Additional Information: Eight-person classes; 40-shoe games; Handicapped if needed..
Concessions on site. Fun and prizes await !!  Rain location is Bertha Lions Building

MGSHPA Executive Board       MGSHPA Directors

Rick Wright
50586 Shorewood Circle
Rush City ,Mn 55069

North East Vice President
Shawn Warnemunde
414 11th Ave. NW
Isanti, MN 55040

North West Vice President
Janet Larson
22651Co Rd 82 NW.
Evansville,MN 56326

East Metro Vice President 
Jim Woods
808 3rd Ave. SW
Forest Lake, MN 55025

West Metro Vice President
Robin Constance
18273 Emerald Trail
Farmington, MN 55024

South East Vice President
Dustin Dahl
617 Terry Ln
Winona,MN 55987

South West Vice President 
Denny Keogh
203 Fischer St NW
Montgomery,MN 56069
612 756 0419

Ringer Digest Editor
Jerry LaBrosse
8170 Fern Lane
Greenfield,MN 55357

Josh Olson
PO Box 353
Bertha, MN 56437

Rob Hagman
652 Cross st.
Anoka,MN 55303

Nominations Director 
Joe Mueller
2057 152nd Lane
Ham Lake, MN 55304

Constitution and Bylaws
Gordy Schmidt
5631 187th St. W
Farmington, MN 55024

News Media Director
Gene Gross
9716 Oxborough Rd.
Bloomington,MN 55437

Junior Promotions Director
April Lynch
25679 Friesland Ct
Wyoming, MN 55902

Communications Director
Jerry LaBrosse
8170 Fern Lane
Greenfield, MN 55357

NHPA Game Related Sales
Mike's Horseshoes

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