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Western Oregon sets youth softball camps

The Dallas High School baseball team is selling Sunkist oranges and grapefruit for the 12th straight year

. Boxes are 20 pounds and sell for $24. All proceeds will benefit the high school baseball program. For more information or to place an order:

Western Oregon has scheduled a series of three youth softball camps

. The camps are for players ages 7-18. Western coaches and players will instruct. A catcher's camp will be held Jan. 16 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and costs $85. A pitcher's camp will be held Jan. 22 and the cost is $35. Ages 7-12 will meet from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Ages 13-15 will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 16-18 will meet from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. A position play and hitting camp will be held Jan. 24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and costs $50. For more information: Marie Stone, or 503-838-8438.

The Dallas Softball Association is seeking players interested in joining its 14-&-under, 16-&-under teams and 18-&-under teams

. For more information:

The Dallas Quarterback Club is selling Christmas tree certificates to the Eola Hills Christmas tree farm

. The certificates are $25 and are good for any size and type tree. Proceeds will benefit Dallas area football. To purchase a certificate call the Dallas athletic office at 503-623-8336 or Wayne Taber at 503-932-4479.

Tryouts for the Dallas Scorpions 14-&-under softball team will be held Saturday, Dec. 11, from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at Dallas High School


Central Youth Sports is located at 169 S. Broad St. in Monmouth.

CYS office hours are Wednesdays from 6 p.m-8 p.m. 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

For additions to the Sports Briefs section: Sam Scott at 503-623-2373 or by e-mail at



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