Sports news and notes around Polk county

The 13th Annual TLC Food Bank golf tournament is coming.


Devon Stackhouse of Grande Ronde gets a grip on a steer during the chute dogging event at the Polk County Fair Rodeo.

Open gyms for LaCreole Middle School volleyball players in grades 6-8 are being held from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through August


The 13th Annual TLC Food Bank Golf Tournament will be played Sept. 10 at Cross Creek Golf Course

. The entry fee for the four-player scramble is $60 per player. Play begins at 8 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Food Bank. For more information: TLC, 503-623-2333; David McGuffey, 503-623-3927.

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.

Registration is under way for Central Youth Sports football

. Registration is held Wednesdays from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. in the Talmadge Middle School cafeteria. Registration also will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17-18 at Central Football Camp. Grades 2-4 play flag football, and the cost is $60. Grades 4-6 play tackle football, and the cost is $100. For more information: CYS, 503-838-4013.

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


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 Friday, 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.

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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