Sports news and notes around Polk County

Mini-Marathon correction -- Raul Pena finishes 30th.

Dallas High School Equestrian Team's Gaming Playday Series concludes Aug. 29 at the Polk County Fairgrounds

. Sign-up is from 7 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Gaming begins at 8 a.m. There are seven different age groups and nine different events. The cost is $30 per day for pre-entry and $35 per day for day of event entry. Entry forms are available at For more information: Brenda, 503-868-9210.

Dallas Dragon Youth Football Camp will be held Aug. 10-13 at Dallas High School

. Grades 3-8 are eligible. The cost is $35 and includes T-shirt, prizes and end-of-camp barbecue. Practices will be from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Dallas coaches and players will instruct. For more information, Bill Masei, 541-217-5695.

Because of a transmission problem, Raul Pena was misidentified in the results of the 37th Annual Mini-Marathon

. Pena finished 30th among the men's finishers with a time of 18:22. The I-O regrets the error.

Kings Valley Charter School's Second Annual Basketball Camp will be held Aug. 10-14

. Ages 6-15 will practice daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with two coaches. The cost is $80 per camper with a discount for two or more. For more information: Ronnie Simmons, 541-929-2134 or

Registration for Central Youth Sports grades 3-4 flag football and grades 5-6 tackle football will be held today

. Registration will be from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the CYS office, 169 S. Broad St. in Monmouth. For more information: 503-838-4013.

Oregon Family Health in Dallas, 201 SE Washington St., is offering sports physicals for athletes in grades 7-12

. Physicals will be given from 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 1. The cost is $25. Proceeds will go to the Dallas Booster Club. Physicals are required for those entering grades 7, 9 and 11 or those without a physical in the past year.

The Fifth Annual Willamette Valley Golf Tournament will be played Aug. 13 at Cross Creek Golf Course

. The entry fee is $75 per person and includes green fees, cart and lunch. Play begins at 7 a.m. Proceeds will benefit Partnerships in Community Living. For more information: Jessica Wright, 503-932-6722-

Wildcat Hoop Camp is coming soon at Whitworth Elementary

. Girls in grades 4-8 will meet from July 27-30. Boys and girls in grades K-3 and boys in grades 4-8 will meet from Aug. 3-6. The cost is $50 for each session and includes a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at Whitworth, the Dallas Aquatic Center and the Dallas Radio Shack. There is an additional $5 fee for registration after July 20. For more information: Craig Button, 503-623-4894; Brian Williamson, 503-831-0251.

Polk Youth Soccer and Dallas Kids, Inc. are offering a series of Oregon Youth Soccer Association coaching clinics this summer

. The schedule is as follows: Technical Skills, Aug. 15; under-8 and under-12 modules, Aug. 15. For more information: Ron Brooks, 503-623-9087 or

The Dallas Quarterback Club 16th Annual Scramble will be played Aug. 13 at Dallas Golf Club

. The entry fee is $55 per player and includes green fees, lunch, starter pack and prizes. Proceeds benefit all levels of football in Dallas. More than $102,000 has been raised in the past 15 years. Application forms are available at Oak Knoll Golf Course, Cross Creek Golf Course, Dallas Golf Club and Wall Insurance. For more information: Dick Hoffman 503-623-8161, Jack Condon 503-831-5000, Jay Moskal 503-623-4277.

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 Web site is


Kids, Inc.

is located at 187 SW Court St

. The Kids Inc. phone number is 503-623-6419. The Kids, Inc. Web site is and the e-mail address is

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