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Dairy Queen take-over to benefit TNT fastpitch

The select TNT fastpitch squad is hosting a Dairy Queen take-over fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, at Sequim Dairy Queen, 720 W. Washington St.

Half of all sales during the take-over benefit the team, helping pay for equipment and tournament fees.

TNT Fastpitch is a girls U-14 softball fast pitch travel team started in 2009.

For more information, call Melanie at 461-2848 or Karen at 460-0380.

Umpire meeting set

Western Peninsula Umpires begin the new high school baseball and softball season with their first meeting on Sunday, Feb. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St. in Port Angeles.

All registered Western Peninsula Umpires are required to attend the first meeting to receive new rule books and tests.

Umpires with previous experience on the diamond are also welcome to attend the meeting and learn about the association.

For more information, call Scooter Chapman at 457-6397.

Smyth makes

EWU list

Cross country runner Alex Smyth, a junior at Eastern Washington University and 2006 graduate of Sequim High School, was named to Eastern's All-Academic team for the fall quarter 2009. Smyth is studying exercise science.

Junior soccer opens registration

Sequim Junior Soccer spring league registration is open for all players in groups U-8 to U-15.

Register early to receive a discount. Early registration ends Feb. 14.

Register at www.

The spring league starts March 13 and ends May 1.

P.A. hosts tourney

for Presidents Day

Port Angeles Recreation Department is hosting the Red Lion Hotel Presidents Day Classic on Feb. 13-14, with divisions for boys and girls basketball teams in grades five-nine.

Cost is $235 per team and features a four-game guarantee.

For more information or to register, call Dan Estes at 417-4557 or e-mail to

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