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COMMUNITY SPORTS.

Byline: The Register-Guard

NOTES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Achievements

Golf: Greg Chan, Dan Pokorny, Joe Templeton and Brad Jones won the Ocean Dunes Scramble on Sunday at Ocean Dunes Golf Links in Florence with a gross score of 120 for the two-day, 36-hole tournament. Placing second at 124 after a scorecard playoff were Zev Statler, John Kaufman, Ken Walker and Wade Matthews. Third went to Craig Stewart, A.J. Davidson, Tanner Borgnino and Justin Mans, and fourth were Ryan Halpin, Chris Grosmick, James Carter and Jeannette Winterhalder. The low net winners, after a scorecard playoff, were Scott Parker, Rich Crist, Tom Hopper and Bob Rappleyea with a 98. Second were Bob Sullivan, Richard Kaprielian, John J Smith and Tom Vetter.

Drag racing: Jeff Sievers of Veneta finished second in the Street Machine I category during the 12th annual Tulip Festival Drag Race at the Woodburn Dragstrip on April 26. Sievers was the top qualifier in his 1968 Cutlass after eliminating Tony Littleton and Steve Williams, but he fouled on the start line of the final and fell to Dave Bronec of Hubbard and his 1972 Nova. The story was somewhat similar for Tony Bombara of Sutherlin, who was the top qualifier in his 1976 Chevy in the Street Machine II category after beating Dave Keiser. In the final he finished second.

Events

CASA run/walk: Court Appointed Special Advocates is holding its annual 6K Run/Walk and 2-Mile Untimed Walk to benefit abused children Saturday at Skinner Butte Park. Honorary race co-chairs are Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton. New this year, virtual runners also may help represent one of the 702 children in foster care who currently need a CASA advocate. Virtual runners do not participate in the race, but instead register for $20 and represent one child in the foster care system. Info and registration is available at casa-lane.org or in person at the Eugene Running Company. Packet pickup and registration is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, or from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. on race day at the Campbell Senior Center. Adults are $20 ($25 on race day) and children up to age 12 are free with a registered adult.

Disc golf: The Eugene Disc Golf Club will hold the Vibram Birdie Bash at Westmoreland Park on May 18. Entrants will play a modified short course and take two throws on each hole, trying to hit aces, birdies and metal for points. The event is geared for all ages and experience levels, including beginners. The $30 entry fee includes two golf discs of the player's choice, shirt, towel and a mini-disc. Prizes will be awarded to men's and women's division winners. Registration is required by May 9 at vibram.usetopscore.com/e/westmoreland-park.

UO triathlon: The University of Oregon Triathlon Club is organizing its annual Duck Bill Thrill Triathlon on June 1 at Winberry Park in Lowell. The sanctioned USAT event features an Olympic distance course with a two-lap 1,500-meter swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer out-and-back run along Fall Creek Reservoir. Athletes can compete individually or as part of a relay team. Prizes will be awarded to age-group and relay winners. The fees are $102 per individual entry ($90 for USAT members); $52 per relay team member ($40 for USTA members); $75 for youth individual entry; and $35 per youth relay team member. For more information or to register, visit: bit.ly/1nO2NK8.

Camps

Willamalane: Families can choose from more than 20 separate day camps offered this summer by Willamalane Park and Recreation District in Springfield. Summerlong camps include Kampin' Koalas for ages 5 to 6, Dorris Ranch Discovery Camp for ages 6 to 11, Sports of All Sorts for ages 7 to 11, Camp Kaboom East and Camp Kaboom West for ages 6 to 11 and Camp Two50 for ages 11 to 13. Most camps offer swimming, sports, special guests, crafts, field trips and active play activities. Specialty day camps include Kids Climbing Camp; Summer's Greatest Hits Camp; Little House in the Valley Camp; Video Game Geek Week; two musical theater camps; science camps; and a variety of sports camps, including table tennis, basketball, soccer and more. For more information visit willamalane.org.

Softball: A Fastpitch Northwest Prospect evaluation camp will be held at Sheldon High on June 18 for high school players who will be incoming freshmen through seniors. Performance at the camp determines if a player will be invited to Fastpitch Northwest's College Exposure Championship tournament in July in Centralia, Wash., where more than 40 college coaches will be in attendance. The cost of the six-hour evaluation camp is $120. For more information, contact Ken Olson at 360-790-9173.

Girls soccer: Phil Larsen, former two-time high school coach of the year who won two state championships at Sheldon, will lead a girls soccer camp for U10 to U14 players on four consecutive Friday nights beginning June 6. The camp, which will focus on skills and drills, will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Willamalane Center in Springfield. Cost is $30. For more information, phone 541-221-2106.

Tryouts

Eugene Timbers FC Azul: The Eugene Timbers Futbol Club will hold tryouts for the Azul women's premier soccer team on Friday and Sunday. The ETFC Azul competes in the WPSL Northwest region and trains and plays from May to mid July. Tryouts are open for current college or post collegiate players. Tryout fee is $25. for more info, visit eugenetimbers.org/girls-teams/azul/, contact coach Jurgen Ruckaberle at doc@eugenetimbers.org or phone 541-343-5100.

Eugene Timbers U11-14: The Eugene Timbers Futbol Club will hold free soccer tryouts for U11-14 boys and girls May 10-13 at the Lane Community College soccer field. Tryouts are open to players going into fifth through eighth grade this fall. Visit eugenetimbers.org for the detailed times of specific age groups. For more info, contact director of coaching Jurgen Ruckaberle at doc@eugenetimbers.org, or phone 541-343-5100.

Eugene Timbers U10 Academy: The Eugene Timbers Futbol Club will hold free soccer tryouts for third-graders from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 14 for boys, and from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 14 for girls, at the Lane Community College soccer field. for detailed information and for opportunities for younger players, visiteugenetimbers.org, contact academy director Dave Peterson at academy@eugenetimbers.org or phone 541-343-5100.

Meetings

Kidsports umpires: The first meeting for Kidsports baseball/softball umpires will be 8 p.m. Wednesday at the ATA/Jefferson cafeteria. No experience is necessary. Pay is $16 to $26 per game. For more information, phone Hal Williams at 556-9018.

Kidsports coaches: A coaches meeting for Kidsports grades K-4 Baseball and Softball is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the ATA School cafeteria. For more information, visit kidsports.org.
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