Sports briefs

Hoops team hosts Crabfest 5K

The Peninsula College women's basketball team is hosting a 5K fun run/walk starting at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, along the Waterfront Trail in Port Angeles.

The race is in conjunction with the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival.

Cost is $22; participants get a T-shirt and are eligible for prizes for top overall and age division finishes.

All proceeds go to the Peninsula College women's team.

For more information, call 417-6345.

Sequim's Hughes to challenge for shooting crown

Dwight Hughes of Sequim joins a group of 17 other Washington state competitors vying for top finishes at the The 2010 Smith & Wesson USPSA National Handgun Championships in Las Vegas Oct. 9-16.

A total of 580 shooters from across the country are competing in Las Vegas this October.

The competition

During competition shooters face 18 stages that are designed to test the competitors' speed and accuracy using multiple targets, including moving targets that swing, bob and appear briefly before quickly disappearing again.

For more information, see

Crab Fest volleyball tournament slated

The first Crab Fest Beach Volleyball Tournament is at Port Angeles' Hollywood Beach on Oct. 9-10.

The tourney is coed fours format, with a maximum of two males per squad.

Cost is $80 per team. With just one court, registration is limited to the first eight teams each day. Play on Oct. 9 is for adults, Oct. 10 for middle and high school-aged players.

Prizes include T-shirts and a Crab Fest dinner.

Funds raised benefit the Port Angeles High School volleyball squads.

For more information, call Christine Halberg at (989) 506-2263 or e-mail to:

The Cedars hosts GolfToberFest

On Sunday, Oct. 10, The Cedars at Dungeness hosts GolfToberFest, a tournament featuring two-person teams with three, nine-hole styles of play.

The first nine holes are a scramble, the second nine are alternate shot and the final nine holes are best-ball format.

There are three divisions of play: gross, net and Callaway.

Cost is $70 per person; fee includes range balls, carts, KP contest, cigars, beer on the course (every three holes), German-style lunch, side games and about $1,500 in prizes.

Play starts at 10 a.m. at the course, 1965 Woodcock Road.

For more information, call 683-6344.

Port Angeles BMX to help with food drive

The Port Angeles BMX track's final weekend of racing is Oct. 23-24.

On Oct. 23, racing is capped off by a potluck. On Oct. 24, the track is home to a food drive; racers who bring 10 cans ride for free.

For more information, contact Geri Thompson at 461-9103.

Quilcene/Dabob Bay salmon fishery closes

The Quilcene/Dabob Bay salmon fishery closed Oct. 2 and will remain closed through Friday, Oct. 15.

The coho salmon run is low and the hatchery has not collected enough fish to meet egg-take goals, state officials said last week.

The fishery will re-open if egg-take needs are met. This area will reopen beginning Oct. 16.

For more information, call Steve Thiesfeld, Puget Sound salmon manager, at 902-2715.

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