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Eagles football squad sets practices at Greywolf

The Olympic Peninsula Eagles, an adult semi-pro football team, is hosting practices starting at noon each Saturday throughout the winter and spring, beginning Jan. 9 at Greywolf Elementary School, 171 Carlsborg Road.

The team is seeking new players and coaches.

"We expect 30-plus (players) to be ready to participate next Saturday," said team member Kris Young.

For more information, see the team's Web site: www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=opeagles.



First day, first ace

Sequim's Bob Hammond celebrated the first day of 2010 by sinking his first hole-in-one at The Cedars at Dungeness last Friday.

Hammond used a 7-iron to ace the 136-yard eighth hole at The Cedars.

Karl Dryfout, Ron Fye and Ted Larsen, all of

Sequim, witnessed the feat.



SkyRidge hosts

winter scramble

A three-person Winter Scramble golf tourney is slated for a 9:30 a.m. start on Saturday, Jan. 16, at SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway.

Each three-person team must have a total combined handicap of 15 or greater (20 percent of the total team handicap is used).

Cost is $150 per team; fee includes honey pot, lunch, KP prizes and range balls.

For more information, call 683-3673.



Paek gets first ace

A.C. Paek of Port Angeles sank an ace at The Cedars at Dungeness on Dec. 9, the golfer's first hole-in-one.

Paek used a wedge to drive the 117-year eighth hole at The Cedars.

Steven McPherson of Sequim witnessed the feat.



Foursome takes four-person golf tourney

Golfers raised nearly $1,000 for the Port Angeles High School DECA Club at a four-person, scramble-format golf tournament at SkyRidge Golf Course on Dec. 19.

The team of Steve Nichols, Jules Nichols, Rob Price and Troy Pierce won low net honors with a 45.6 score. In second place with a score of 48.4 was the team of Captain Dusty, Peter Young, Toby Weidenheimer and Steve Hall.

Low gross went to Jeff Pedersen, Mark Willis, Allen Patton and Martin Pedersen with a final score of 60.

KPs went to Weidenheimer, Dusty Henry, Dennis Ferrie and Jeff Pedersen.

Josh Slowey was the winner in the perfect shot contest.







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