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2017 Medallion Hunt Clues, Locations, and Winners

Post Date:09/13/2017 4:15 pm

Green Medallion - River Oaks Park

Clue #1 Stand up. Give some input. Play here.
            The hoop is up on a stand. The ball is "put" into the hoop.

Clue #2 It upholds something that's not meant to keep what it gets.
            The backboard and hoop are supported by a 10 foot vertical pole. The net "gets" the ball, but does not keep it.

Clue #3 You can H-O-R-S-E around upstream.
            Horse is a game of basketball for two or more players. River Oaks is on the south side and upriver from most of Moorhead.

WINNER - Steph Gruenberg - $500 prize package from area Moorhead businesses


Red Medallion - Brentwood Acres Park

Clue #1 You could back yourself into one.
            Look for a corner.

Clue #2 You would find it north of what's par for the courses.
            This site is quite a distance north of the Moorhead Country Club, but also directly north of Edgewood Golf course in Fargo.

Clue #3 You should remove the "R" to make furniture.
            Brentwood Acres Park minus one letter. Bentwood furniture was first popular in the last quarter of the 19th century into the 20th century. it was light in weight and had a simple design.

WINNER - Matthew Hammes - $500 cash from MSUM


Gold Medallion - Evergreen Meadows Park

Clue #1 Stop! Don't Leave town!
            Evergreen Meadows Park is one of the newer parks located on the southeast edge of Moorhead.

Clue #2 Look around. No home runs, but there is an outfield!
            Evergreen Meadows Park is diamond-shaped, but isn't a ball field. Farm fields are adjacent to the park.

Clue #3 Listen to this! "A Star is Born".
            A song from the 1976 musical "A Star is Born" is "Evergreen".

WINNER - Kristi Wong and Steve Henrikson - $1,000 gift card from Hornbacher's


Thank you to all who hunted this year, and a big thank you to our sponsors: Hornbacher's, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead Center Mall, Pizza Patrol, First International Bank and Trust, Gate City Bank, American Crystal Sugar, and Riverview Chiropractic Clinic. See you next year!

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