Sports Briefs

SkyRidge hosts Winter Links Open
SkyRidge Golf Course hosts the 27-Hole Winter Links Open, a four-person team competition, at 8:30 a.m. (barring frost) Saturday, Feb. 5, at 7015 Old Olympic Highway, Sequim.
Cost is $160 per team for golf, food, range balls, four KPs and competition money. Optional honey pots are $80; cart seats are $15 each. The first nine holes are a two-person scramble. Team members then switch partners for the next nine holes and again for the final nine holes.
For more information, call 683-3673.

Junior soccer group opens registration
Sequim Junior Soccer’s Spring League registration for recreational soccer is open for U8 thru U15, with divisions for boys and girls. The season runs March 12-May 7.
See www.sequimjunior for more information.
The junior soccer group is seeking adults ages 18 and up to referee games.
Those interested should e-mail Ken Garling at:

HotSpot hoops all set
The Port Angeles Recreation Department hosts the 2011 HotSpot Basketball Competition, scheduled to start at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Vern Burton gymnasium, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.
The HotSpot program is a basketball skills competition involving shooting from five spots on the basketball court for three, one-minute periods.
There are divisions for boys and girls from ages 7-14 (as of March 31).
There is no charge to participate. Winners advance to the state competition, set for March 20 in Lacey.
The gym opens at 4 p.m. and registration can be done on the day of the competition. Participants need to bring a copy of their birth certificate.
For more information, call Dan at 417-4557.

Tickets available for soccer benefit
Tickets for the Kitsap Pumas versus Peninsula United soccer game in March are available at Brian’s Sporting Goods (542 W. Washington St.) and at the event. The game is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Sequim High School soccer stadium, 601 N. Sequim Ave. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for youths younger than 12, $8 for adults and $15 per family.
Proceeds go to Sequim Family Advocates to help construct the Sequim Community Play Fields.

Roller derby squad takes on Brawlers
The Port Scandalous Roller Derby, a women’s flat-track roller derby team from the Olympic Peninsula, hosts an intrasquad match between the Red Devil Darlins and the Black Betty Brawlers in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Olympic Skate Center, 707 S. Chase St., Port Angeles.
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Tickets are $7 at Salon 13, 521 S. Sequim Ave. in Sequim or online at, or $10 at the door.
The team will collect canned food for local food banks at the event.
For more information, call 670-9840.

Kayaking classes set
Dungeness Kayaking offers classes for all levels.
“Kayaking Safety & Rescue” runs 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 12 and Feb. 26. Cost is $25 per person.
“Introduction to Sea Kayaking” is March 12, 26; April 9, 23; May 26 and June 4. A drysuit or wetsuit is required. Cost is $50 per session.
“Introduction to Kayak Camping” is June 18.
“Introduction to Surf” is July 23; Aug. 6, 20; Sept. 1, 15.
 For more information, call Dungeness Kayaking at 681-4190.
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