Sports Briefs

Wolf Pack football meeting is tonight

The new Sequim Wolf Pack, a youth football league starting in fall 2010, is having a meeting for parents and interested parties from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at the

Sequim High School cafeteria, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

The league offers adult-supervised tackle football for youths ages 6-12.

Teams play in the newly formed North Olympic Youth Football League against

teams from Chimacum, Forks, Neah Bay, Port Angeles and Port Townsend.

For more information,

e-mail Kathy Schock at

Racers raise food for local banks

Port Angeles Speedway is hosting a canned food drive to benefit both the Port Angeles and Sequim food banks on May 22. Bring in two cans of food and receive $2 off an admission ticket.

Race events that evening include midgets, dwarf cars, stock cars, hornets, junior hornets and a smoke show.

Spectator gates will open at 4 p.m. with qualifying starting at 5 p.m.

Deadline looms for NODM races

Registration for the June 6 North Olympic Discovery Marathon, half-marathon and other weekend races closes at midnight Thursday, June 3.

But race director Larry Little says the limit for marathon and half-marathon registrations nearly has been met.

The weekend's festivities include marathon and half-marathons races, with room for high school and corporate relay teams.

The Olympic Medical Center's 10k and 5k are also on June 6. The day previous is a 1.2-mile "kids marathon."

All events end at the Port Angeles City Pier. The marathon starts in Sequim while the half-marathon begins in Agnew. See for registration fees, links to registration forms, course maps, race details, previous race results, contact information and more.

Beseda gets ace

Tony Beseda of Sequim sank his second hole-in-one on May 10 at The Cedars at Dungeness.

Beseda used a 9-wood to ace the 134-yard eighth hole at The Cedars. Mike Griswold and David Johnson of Sequim witnessed the feat.

Dungeness Women's Club open

The Cedars at Dungeness Women's Club invites players to join them each Tuesday morning through October.

First tee time is at 8:30 a.m., with check-in by 8 a.m.

Foursomes are set up by blind draw unless the competition specifies teams to be established.

The women have been playing each Tuesday since March 1.

Those interested may drop in and play or call 681-7713 for more information.

The club welcomes two new members: Arlene Cox of Florence, Ariz., and Barbara Burrows of Bremerton.

SARC looks for HVAC supplier

The Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center board of commissioners is having a special meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, at the SARC facility, 610 N. Fifth Ave.

Commissioners are selecting a heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) supplier for the building's cardio and circuit rooms.

Lambert gets fourth ace

George Lambert of Bothell sank his fourth lifetime hole-in-one at The Cedars at Dungeness on May 16.

Lambert used an 8-iron to drive the 142-yard hole No. 17 at The Cedars.

Shrimping reopens on local waters

Recreational spot shrimp fishing is reopening in Marine Area 11 and Discovery Bay, state officials announced last week.

The shrimping reopens for one day - Thursday, May 20 - in Marine Area 11 and two days - Thursday, May 20, and Saturday, May 22 - in the Discovery Bay Shrimp District.

Shrimping is allowed from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. those days.

State officials said there is sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remaining for more days of fishing and that the standard Wednesday weekday open day is being shifted to Thursday to avoid a less favorable minus tide.

For more information, call Mark O'Toole at 360-466-4345 ext. 241.

SkyRidge hosts ESPN challenge

The ESPN National Golf Challenge local qualifying tournament is coming to SkyRidge Golf Course (7015 Old Olympic Highway) on June 6.

The tourney is two-person better ball format with maximum handicap of 24; teams can be any gender mix.

Cost is $65 per player and includes 12 HX Tour Callaway golf balls and a year's subscription to Golf Magazine.

The tourney is the first stage in players' quest to advance to the national finals, to be held in Las Vegas in November.

Local qualifiers are invited to play at Avalon Golf Course near Bellingham on Aug. 23 with a chance to make it the national event in Las Vegas.

At least two teams from the SkyRidge event are guaranteed spots at regionals.

For more information, call 683-3673.

Golf for Grads tourney set for May 29

The annual Golf For Graduates Tournament is scheduled for May 29 at SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway.

The event starts with a 9 a.m. shotgun start; check-in is at 8 a.m.

The tourney is an 18-hole, four-person scramble with a twist: Event organizers auction off members of both boys and girls golf teams to play with teams' foursomes.

Cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. The fee includes range balls, 18 holes of golf, lunch, awards and prizes for hole-in-one, long drive and closest-to-pin competitions.

The event is limited to 18 teams. Call 683-3673 for more information.

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