Sports Briefs

SkyRidge hosts SHS, pre-Christmas tourneys

SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway, is the site of two special tournaments this holiday season.

On Friday, Nov. 28, SkyRidge hosts the Rick Kaps Scholarship four-person scramble. Entry is $220 per team, with only the first 20 registrations accepted. Entry fee includes

T-shirt, gourmet meal and scholarship donation for Sequim High School scholarships. The tourney begins with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.

SkyRidge's pre-Christmas 27 tourney is set for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, Dec. 6. The tourney format is two-person teams with three different, nine-hole competitions. Cost is $80 per team with food and prizes included. The first 28 teams to sign up are in.

For more information on these tournaments, call SkyRidge at 683-3673 or stop by the pro shop for entry forms.

Former P.C. soccer

star gets honor

With two goals and one assist last week, Concordia junior Jon Larsen of Sedro-Woolley was named the Cascade Collegiate Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.

Larsen was instrumental in the Cavs extending their winning streak to six matches with the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Evergreen.

Larsen played at Peninsula College from 2006-2007.

Hoops tryouts for girls

Basketball tryouts for a fourth-grade girls Amateur Athletic Union team are scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Nov. 18 at Dry Creek Elementary School, west of Port Angeles.

Practices and tryouts are Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the school.

Athletes are asked to bring their own basketball and dress prepared to play.

For more information, call Jason Wheeler at 477-8083.

Winterfest events set

The 2008 Winterfest events begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Vern Burton Center, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles, with an evening of food, film and fun.

Following dinner and the chance to meet with winter sports vendors is a showing of the newest Warren Miller film, "Children of Winter."

Tickets are $40 and are available at Brown's Outdoors, Swain's General Store, Port Book and News, and Necessities and Temptations. Tickets at the door are $45.

On Nov. 22, the Vern Burton Center hosts the Ski and Snowboard Swap. For sellers, the gear drop-off is at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. for purchasers. Cost is $3 per person or $7 for a family. At 7 p.m. that night is a second showing of Miller's "Children of Winter;" tickets are $10 at the door.

For more information, call 457-2879.

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