Sports briefs — Sept. 20, 2017

‘Spooktacular’ run/walk set for Oct. 14

Jefferson County Parks &Recreation hosts Spooktacular 3, a 5k run/walk held at Troll Haven/Bandy Farms (950 Gardiner Beach Road) on Saturday, Oct. 14. Day-of-race registration time is 9 a.m., followed by a costume contest at 10 a.m. and the run/walk at 11 a.m. Cost is $25, $15 for participants 18 and younger. T-shirts are included in the entry fee, but shirts will be guaranteed on race day for only those who register by Oct. 1. Sign up at regtorace.com/event/298. Call 360-774-6066, see aasportsltd.com/event/spooktacular/ or email hestorms@q.com for more information.

Burlingame at next anglers meeting

The next monthly meeting of Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. Guest speaker Tom Burlingame, who owns Excel Fishing Charters and the Inn at Neah Bay and is a long-time supporter and member of Puget Sound Anglers, covers the fishing opportunities on the north coast from Seiku through Marine area 3. That includes seasons, regulations and Burlingame’s involvement in advisory councils lobbying for fishing opportunities and conservation.

The evening begins with viewing of raffle prizes and fish stories. A short club business meeting begins at 7 p.m. and includes fishing reports from members, followed by the guest speaker.

OPRA youth earns trip to nationals

Nathan Mishler, a member of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association, will be competing at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla., starting Friday, Sept. 22. The World Rowing Championships will be teaming up with USRowing’s Under-19 National Team to present the Youth Regional Challenge. Mishler will be representing the Northwest Region.

Mishler, 17, started rowing in the spring of 2016. That June he earned a bronze medal at the NW Regional Rowing Championships in the Novice 2x event with teammate Daniel Weaver. In 2017, he came in second at the Novice Event at the NW Indoor Rowing Championships in Seattle as well as winning several medals in varsity events throughout the Northwest.

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