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Sports News And Notes Around Polk County

The Seventh Annual Dragon Scramble is May 7 at Cross Creek Golf Course.

The Seventh Annual Dragon Scramble Golf Tournament will be held May 7 at Cross Creek Golf Course, starting at 9 a.m

. This annual tournament is a fundraiser for the Dallas High School Golf Team. Proceeds from the Dragon Scramble have been used to pay for team greens fees and range use in addition to the purchase of team equipment such as golf bags, rain gear, golf balls and team shirts. The tournament is a four-person scramble. High school, middle school and elementary school students are not eligible. Entry fees are $50 per person ($200 per team). Participants will receive pre-tournament coffee, hot chocolate and doughnuts, range balls, 18 holes of golf and a catered lunch. Team and individual prizes will be awarded. Starting tee times will be announced after all entries have been received. The entry deadline is May 1. Early entries will be given starting time preference. Local businesses and individuals who want to sponsor a hole will have a sign posted on the hole or holes they wish to sponsor and will be recognized in the tournament program. Prize and hole sponsorship forms as well as team entry forms are available at Cross Creek Golf Course, Dallas High School and LaCreole Middle School or by contacting any team member. For more information, contact Kevin Moen at 503-623-6662 or 503-623-6174.

Ron White, a 1997 graduate of Dallas High School, will be inducted into the College of the Siskiyous Hall of Fame in May

. White was an accomplished javelin thrower who competed on an international level in places such as France and China. He will travel from Chicago (where he currently resides) to Weed, Calif., for the induction ceremonies.

The Cross Creek Golf Course Men's Club Spring Best Ball Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. April 23

. Cross Creek is located at 13935 Highway 22, just west of the Perrydale Road. Cost is $33 per player for the two-man best ball event, which is followed by a barbecue lunch. Deadline to sign-up is Tuesday, April 18. Sign-ups can be made at the pro shop or by calling 503-623-6666.

Kids, Inc. softball is selling wine barrel planters to raise funds for the field development of the Lyle Elementary School complex

. The half-barrel planters are $15 each. To purchase or for more information: Scott Ackerman at 971-388-3013; or the Kids, Inc. office at 503-623-6419, during business hours: 2 to 6 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays.

The first Stan Kenyon Wolfpack Golf Tournament is scheduled for May 22nd at Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem

. The tournament, named for the late, beloved WOU student, athlete, alumnus and registrar, raises support for WOU athletic programs. The tournament will begin with a 1 p.m. shotgun start for up to 144 players. Following play, there will be a dinner at the Illahe Clubhouse and a brief awards ceremony. For further information: Randy Stockdale at (503)838-8282 or e-mail at stockdar@wou.edu.

Western Oregon is hosting a trio of volleyball camps this summer, each designed to target a specific group

. The All skills camp will run July 17-19 and is open to ages 12 through high school. The hitter/setter/libero camp is set for July 20-21. The team camp is scheduled for July 29-31, giving high school teams a chance to get a head start on fall practice sessions. Costs range from $100 to $150 for commuters. Meals and lodging are extra. The camps will be directed by WOU head volleyball coach Joe Houck. For more information or to order a camp brochure, call 503-838-8384, or go to the Western Oregon athletic website at www.wouwolves.com.

The Monmouth Rookies of the Mid-Willamette Valley Men's Baseball League are seeking new players for the 2006 season

. The league is open to all players 18 years of age and older. The Rookies will play two games every Sunday when the season begins in late May. The season runs through mid-August. For more information, call Sean Aker at 503-510-5667 or Steve Nass at 503-371-2881.

The Dallas Booster Club is looking for individuals who are interested in being involved in the following areas: spirit items and booster club apparel, public relations, memberships, auction and concessions

. All positions are volunteer and 100 percent of all profits go to athletic programs and athletes at Dallas High School. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the DHS library. For more information, contact Kathie Brostrom at 503-623-4542.

Central Youth Sports office hours are Wednesdays from 6 p.m.-8 p.m

. The CYS office is located at 169 S. Broad St. in Monmouth. The CYS phone number is 503-838-4013. The CYS website is www.centralyouthsports.com.

Dallas

Kids, Inc.

is located at 187 SW Court St

. The Kids Inc. phone number is 503-623-6419.

For additions to the Sports Briefs section, please contact Sam Scott at 503-623-2373 or by e-mail at sscott@eaglenewspapers.com

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Registration for Dallas Kids, Inc. softball for ages 11-14 will continue until 1 p.m. on March 31.

The registration fee is $75. The under-12 and under-14 teams this year will join the Valley League, playing against teams from Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon and Sweet Home. Kids, Inc. also plans to host at least one under-12/under-14 tournament. Registration for baseball (T-ball, 5-6 year olds; Rookies, 7-8 year olds; JBO, 13-14 year olds) will cotinue until April 7. The cost for T-Ball and rookies is $50 per player with a $120 family maximum. The fee for JBO is $125. Registration will be at the Kids, Inc. office, 187 SW Court St. on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Kids, Inc. now accepts American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover. Volunteers are needed to help umpire, coordinate leagues and help with the concession stand and field maintenance. For more information, call Kids, Inc. at 503-623-6419.

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