The 2019 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship competition held on January 25, 2019 at the St. Bridget Parish School gym. A total of 26 boys and girls from 9 to 14 competed. Winners will advance to the Knights of Columbus District Competition on February 10, 2019 at St. Croix Central High School. The winners were: Front row left to right – Brady Larsen (age 9); Gus Johnson (age 10); and Brodie Wruck (age 11). Back row left to right – Madelyn Adams (age 11); Rayne Santos (age 12); Layla Czaplewski (14); Tyler Nelson (age 12); and Henry Manninen (age14).
The local chapter of the Knights of Columbus held their annual Free Throw Contest at the St. Bridget gym on Friday, January 27, 2017. This year’s contestants were, (back row, l to r) Ambrea Kjos, Angela Miller, Jasmine Wilson, Madeline Nelson. (front row, l to r) William Brantner and Zachary Miller.
The winners of the annual Free Throw Contest on Friday, January 27, 2017 are (back, l to r) Ambrea Kjos, Angela Miller and Jasmine Wilson. In the front row is William Brantner. Since 1972, councils have sponsored the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14 (starting in the fraternal year 2013-2014) The championship is set up to have the contestants compete within their own gender and age group. All competition starts at the local level. Winners move on to the district, regional, and state or provincial levels. From there, some make it to the international level for championship competition in their group.