Sports Briefs — Nov. 1, 2017

Free boating clinic set

The North Olympic Sail & Power Squadron will offer “Emergency Medical Calls,” a free clinic for boaters set for 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 4, at Sunland Golf and Country Club, 135 Fairway Dr., Sequim. This clinic will be presented by Don Stem, a longtime boater in the Sequim area who has made multiple trips to Alaska via the Inside Passage.

Stem will cover in detail the preparations and procedures to get the medical emergency help while boating locally as well as in remote areas.

For more information about this clinic or the North Olympic Sail and Power Squadron, visit or contact the squadron at

OPRA competes at American Lake Classic

Athletes from the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association celebrate their efforts competing against programs from across Western Washington at the American Lake Classic in Lakewood on Oct. 15. More than 20 clubs from throughout the Northwest competed at the regatta.

In all, 18 OPRA competitors took part. Noteworthy finishes included a gold medal for Calum Swinford (Men’s 1X division) a silver for Veronica Kennedy (Women’s Junior-1x) and silver for the Novice 4x team of Lica Kennedy, Ella Ventura, Harrison Fulton, Jack Feingold and coxswain Shannon Callahan.

Youth hoops registration set for early November

Sequim Youth Basketball hosts registration for the upcoming basketball season for boys and girls in grades K-4.

Registration is set for Saturday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Road. Registration for kindergarten players is $5 per player and is from 9-10:30 a.m. Registration for players in grades 3-4 is $75 each and runs 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Registrants are asked to wear athletic shoes and bring a basketball, water bottle and signed Sequim Youth Basketball form; get forms at or on-site.

Like Sequim Youth Basketball on facebook for updated information about the program. For more information, call Art Green at 360-808-3320.

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