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Slowpitch league starts

The Sequim Recreational Slow Pitch League is open to any business, civic organization or church in the Sequim-Port Angeles area.

Cost is $50 per team; no individual fees are required.

Proceeds support the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula.

Registration is open through June 11.

To register or for more information, see www.srspl.info.



Anglers meeting set for June 17

The Puget Sound Anglers, North Olympic Peninsula Chapter, hosts a presentation next week by Walt Blendermann entitled, "Trolling Rips for Strait of Juan de Fuca: Selective Chinook and Coho Fisheries This Summer."

The meeting is at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave.

Discussion includes basic downrigger and tackle techniques, with some area descriptions and helping with the harvest of hatchery fish. Pink salmon are not be available this summer, so a different strategy will be needed to harvest the hatchery fish, club members say.

For more information, call 582-0836 or go online at www.pugetsoundanglers.org.



SkyRidge hosts special '7' tourney

To celebrate its seventh anniversary, SkyRidge Golf Course is home to the SkyRidge Chapman tournament, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 12.

Format is a two-person, modified Chapman play. Each player hits a tee shot and then hits their partner's ball for the second shot. From there it becomes alternate shot play, using the better of the two second shots. Team handicap is 30 percent of players' combined handicaps.

Cost is $60 per team; fee includes 18 holes of golf, range balls, lunch after play, closest-to-pin and long putt contests.

For more information, call 683-3673. SkyRidge Golf Course is at 7015 Old Olympic Highway.



Open volleyball at Stevens

Volleyballers seeking a place to play this summer may want to check out play at Stevens Middle School, 1139 W. 14th St, Port Angeles.

An open gym is scheduled each Friday evening from 7-10 p.m.

Players need only sign in on an entry sheet and contribute $1.



Local BMXers place in state race

Several Port Angeles BMX racers participated at a state-qualifying race at SeaTac BMX Track on May 31. Each track hosts its own state race, with riders taking their three best scores to the state final in September.

Ricky Amundson brought home first place in his cruiser class and second place in his 16 expert class.

Kortney Beutler took home first in the 16 girls division while Taylor Tolliver earned second place in the 6 girls bracket.

Anthony Johnson took first in the 14 expert class, as did Jason Whiting in the 8 intermediate division. In the 19 cruiser class, Travis Beutler was second.

Also qualifying for their main events were riders Brandyn Fouts, Mariah Fortman, Austin Whiting and Trey Manner.

Port Angeles' BMX Track's state-qualifying race is set for July 11.





Soccer club brings UK camp to Sequim

Sequim Junior Soccer Club hosts UK International Soccer Camp July 19-23 at Sequim High School soccer fields, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

All players ages 5-18 are welcome to attend the weeklong program.

Cost for players is $99 for half-day (9 a.m.-noon) or $144 for full day (9 a.m.-3 p.m.).

A free parent and coach clinic is scheduled for the Saturday morning following the camp.

For more information on the Sequim Junior SC soccer camp, visit www.uksocca.com or call 1-888-UK-SOCCA.



Klahhane group opens summer gymnastics registration

Klahhane Gymnastics, a Port Angeles-based club, has opened registration for weekly classes for youths of ages 3-14, as well as three-day gymnastics summer camps for kids in grades 1-5.

Classes and camps begin June 2t and continue through Aug. 26. A flexible weekly scheduling allows participation in other activities and time off for family vacations.

See the full schedule and tuition information online at www.paathletics.com. Click on the Klahhane link to download summer schedule and policies.

For more information or to register, call 457-5187 or stop by the facility at 3318 E. Acorn Lane. Office hours are 3-5 p.m.



EDC golf tourney set

Clallam Economic Development Council's 2010 golf tournament is Friday, June 11, at The Cedars at Dungeness golf course, 1965 Woodcock Road.

Four-player teams compete in a scramble format beginning with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

This is the EDC's only fundraising activity. Sponsors are 7 Cedars Casino and First Federal.

Impact Washington, formerly known as Washington Manufacturing Services, is sponsoring the tourney's to-go breakfast while Kenmore Air Express is the awards luncheon sponsor.

Hole sponsors include: Olympic Raft and Kayak, Baker Overby & Moore, Green Crow, CPI Computers, D.A. Davidson, Team McAleer, Gellor Insurance, Olympic Ambulance, Clark Land Office, Olympic Game Farm and Sound Community Bank.

Call 457-7793 for more information.



Discovery Trail helpers host work party in June

The Peninsula Trails Coalition is hosting its next Olympic Discovery Trail work party from 9:30-noon on Saturday, June 12.

Helpers are removing scotch broom along the trail near Whitefeather Way, east of Sequim.

Those wishing to help are asked to park and meet near the trail kiosk on Whitefeather Way and to bring work gloves.

RSVP for lunch by noon Thursday, June 10.

For more information, call Carrie at 681-0420 or e-mail to: peripateticme@hotmail.com.



Cedars' women's club seeks players

The Women's Club at The Cedars at Dungeness golf course is open to all female golfers to participate in weekly and special events at the course.

The group plays on Tuesday mornings with tee times starting at 8:30 a.m. Weekly events run through October.

Special events include monthly medal competitions, match play in the President's Cup tourney, a club championship in August and an invitational - The Days of Whine and Roses - in September.

The group also plays in tourneys in the region.

The club has a membership of about 31 players, says club spokesman Bonney Benson. Guests are welcome, she says.

For more information, call 681-7713.



Hardball players looking for teammates

Nick Mobley and fellow baseball players are seeking interest in re-forming an adult league for this summer.

Formerly playing under the Olympic Peninsula Baseball Association banner, these ballplayers are hoping to form at least four teams and play games in Sequim or at Port Angeles' Volunteer Field.

Games are for players 18 or older.

For more information, call Mobley at 461-6219 or e-mail to nickmobleybaseball@gmail.com.



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