Sports news and notes around Polk County

Lotsa golf tournaments, etc.


The Central Greer-Insurance 9-10 softball team recently won an eight-team tournament at Henry Hill Elementary.

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.

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.

The Second Annual Jason Buce Wrestling Camp will be held July 29-30 at Dallas High School

. Buce is a 1993 Dallas graduate who won three state wrestling titles in high school and went on to become an All-American at Oregon State. The registration fee is five cents. Workouts will start at 5 p.m. July 29 and at 9 a.m. July 30.

Dallas Kids Football Camp will be held July 21-22. Practices will be held from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m

. The registration fee is $10. Registration will be held prior to the first practice. A barbecue dinner hosted by the Quarterback Club will be held following the second workout. Dallas players and coaches will instruct. For more information:

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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