The Albany Huskies boys' basketball team begins the 2013-14 season with a road game at sub-section rival Pierz on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Two scrimmage precede the season opener, with Albany hosting Eden Valley-Watkins, Pelican Rapids, Browerville and Rush City tomorrow (Nov. 16) in the high school main gymnasium. The following Saturday (Nov. 23) they have a scrimmage at Fergus Falls.
The Huskies are coming off of a successful 18-11 season where they finished 11-5 in the tough Granite Ridge Conference. They made a run in the Sub-Section 6AA-North playoffs, where they beat Staples-Motley and Sauk Centre before falling in the championship 80-58 to Melrose Area.
The second game of the season is the conference opener at Foley on Thursday, Dec. 5. The home opener is on Tuesday, Dec. 10 against St. Cloud Cathedral.
Look for a full season preview in an upcoming issue of the Albany Enterprise.
Other winter sports openers: the varsity wrestling team begins with a home triangular on Tuesday, Dec. 3; the girls' basketball team also opens at home when they entertain Rocori on Friday, Dec. 6; the Pawettes dance team begins their 2013-14 season on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Pierz.