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Sports briefs for Aug. 6

Golf group eyes ‘Whine, Roses’ event

The 18 Hole Ladies’ Golf Group at The Cedars at Dungeness recently completed its annual President’s Cup Match Play competition with Marlene Erickson coming out on top.

The group’s annual Days of Whine and Roses Invitational tournament is scheduled for Sept. 15-16. Last year saw 100-plus players. Any lady golfers interested in playing may contact Bonney Benson (681-7713) or Pat Conway (683-8980).

Hoops camp slated in Port Angeles

A Chris Hyppa Basketball Camp for boys and girls entering grades 4-8 is set for Aug. 23-24 at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

Camp times are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. both days. Cost is $125 per camper. Players should bring a basketball and their own lunch.

Skills taught include advanced ball handling, one-on-one moves, tips to create space, situational games and scoring at the basket.

Register at www.chrishyppabasketball.com/events. For more information, call Joe Marvelle at 460-4746.

NFL flag football starts soon in Sequim

Adults may register boys and girls of ages 6-13 to play flag football in the Sequim NFL Flag Football League. Cost for the fall season is $60. Register online at www.sequimflagfootball.com. For more information, call Jana Grasser at 670-6531.

Register for Saundra Kent tourney

The Saundra Kent Memorial Tennis Tournament is set for Aug. 8-10 at the Erickson Courts on Fourth and Race streets in Port Angeles. Cost is $10 or $20 per event.

For more information, call 809-0028, see www.peninsulatennisclub.com or e-mail peninsulatennisclub@hotmail.com.

Gear up for hunting season at Wapiti

Wapiti Bowmen Archery Club, 374 Arnette Road in Port Angeles, plans its annual hunter tune–up for Aug. 9-10. The shoot is open to all and designed for archers who want to get some practice in on full sized 3-D targets before venturing out in the woods for hunting season.

Breakfast and lunch are served each day; fees apply. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. Find more details at wapitibowmen.us.

Senior softballers host Canadians

As has become tradition, the Sequim Senior Softball Grey Wolves hosted a Canadian senior softball squad over the Fourth of July weekend at Carrie Blake Park.

“It was great fun with great people and was well supported by players, spouses and fans in the bleachers,” said David Underwood, president of the Sequim Senior Softball Grey Wolves.

Sequim Senior Softball is open to anyone who wishes to play. Age limits are men 55 and older and for women ages 50 and older. Practices and games are at Carrie Blake Park every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m.

“We always are looking for new members to join our league … it’s great fun,” Underwood said.

 

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