Sports news and notes around Polk County

Volleyball camp is coming soon


Observers check out the sights July 31 at the Ton Newton Car Show at Dallas City Park.

The Sixth Annual Scramble for "The Gate" will be held Aug. 13 at Oak Knoll Golf Course

. The entry fee is $75 per person. For more information or to register: Joe Johnson, 503-838-6082.

The Salem Football Officials Association is looking for officials for the 2011 season

. The SFOA provides officials for high school games in the mid-Willamette Valley. Training is provided. Weekly meetings begin in August. For more information, SFOA commissioner Ken Woods,, 503-623-8143, 504-871-0056.

Dallas volleyball coach Cathy McCarron is hosting three all-skills volleyball camps in August

. All three camps are at Dallas High School. Grades 3-6 will meet from 10 a.m.-noon on Aug. 9-11. The cost is $45 per player. Grades 7-8 will meet from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9-11. The cost is $45 per player. Grades 9-12 will meet from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 15-18. The cost is $55 per player. Registration forms are available at Dallas Kids, Inc. and at the Dallas Booster Club booth at Summerfest. Registration also will be held 30 minutes prior to the start of each camp. For more information,

Central High School Football Camp is coming to Panther Stadium in August

. Grades 3-8 will meet from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Aug. 15-18. Grades 9-12 will meet from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 15-19. The cost for either is $20 per person.

The Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be played Aug. 27 at Cross Creek Golf Course

. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Play in the four-man scramble begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee is $75 per player. For more information or a registration form:, 503-838-4268.

The Monmouth Dairy Queen is hosting a fund raiser for Talmadge Middle School sports Aug. 9 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m

. The Talmadge 7th and 8th grade football teams also will hold a car wash fund raiser Aug. 20 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Independence Les Schwab store.

Season tickets for Central High School football will be sold from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 13

. All 2010 season ticket holders can renew at this time. The cost is $75 per seat for five 2011 home games. For more information: 503-606-2227.

Season tickets for the Western Oregon 2011 football season are on sale

. The Wolves have four home games in 2011, and season-ticket packages start at $55 or $45 for WOU faculty or staff. For more information: Michael Feuling, 503-838-8449,

The Fifth Annual Central Wrestling Scramble will be played Aug. 19 at Oak Knoll Golf Course

. Registration will begin at 4:15 p.m. Play will begin with a 5 p.m. shotgun start. The entry fee is $35 per person and includes dinner following play. Please RSVP to Central coach Van Holstad, or 503-580-6976.

Starlite Lanes bowling center at 394 Main Street in Dallas is hosting a Senior Mixed Tournament July 14-17

. For more information: 503-623-4267

Central Youth Sports is located at Talmadge Middle School in Independence.

CYS office hours are Wednesdays from 6 p.m-8 p.m. The CYS phone number is 503-838-4013. The CYS website is


Kids, Inc.

is located at 187 SW Court St

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

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