Sports Briefs

Dallas QB Club fundraiser nearing

DALLAS — Registration continues for the 21st annual Dallas Quarterback Club Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the group that supports youth and high school football programs in the Dallas community.

The tournament is scheduled for Aug. 16 at Dallas Golf Club, 11875 Orrs Corner Road. It features an 18-hole, four-person scramble with a shotgun start. Check-in is at 8 a.m., with play beginning at 9 a.m.

Cost is $60 per player, $55 for members of Dallas Golf Club, and includes green fees, lunch, a starter pack and prizes. Mulligans (limited to two per person) will be available for purchase. Minimum age is 18 to participate.

Space is limited as the event is restricted to the first 13 teams. Individual entries are also welcome. Event sponsorships and donations of prizes are also being sought.

For more information: George Naughton, 503-586-6268; Dallas Quarterback Club on Facebook.

DHS to host volleyball camps Aug. 11

DALLAS — There is still time to sign up for the Dragons Volleyball Youth Camp, scheduled Aug. 11-14 at Dallas High School.

The camp is open to boys and girls entering grades three through eight in the fall. It is aimed at familiarizing players with the skills, fundamentals and basic offenses and defenses used in the sport.

Dallas High coaches and current and former players will help lead the camp. Parents are welcome to watch.

The camp runs from 1 to 3 p.m. each day. Cost is $45 per camper.

DHS will also host a high school volleyball camp Aug. 11-14. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon daily and will work to prepare high school students for team tryouts. Guest coach Chuck Shannon, Dragons coaches, and current and former players will help lead the camp. Cost is $45 per participant.

For more information: Shana Lavier, 503-949-4657.

Sign-ups available for golf scramble

DALLAS — Sign-ups are available for the Gate Golf Scramble, Aug. 9 at Diamond Woods Golf Club in Monroe. The scramble will benefit “The Gate,” a community youth center in Independence.

The four-person scramble costs $100 per person with a cart included. Hole sponsorships are also available at $100, $250 and $500. Raffle prizes will be given away during the event.

To RSVP: Joe Johnson, 503-910-1075.

Volunteers needed for tournament

DALLAS — The Dallas High boys basketball team is seeking volunteers to help keep score at the Oregon National Guard Hoopla.

The 3-on-3 basketball tournament is Saturday and Sunday at Court Street in front of the State Capitol in Salem.

The event is expected to raise $1,200 to $1,500 for the basketball program. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt and food and beverages in the hospitality tent.

Volunteers are needed Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 1:30 to 8 p.m. (with a break from 3 to 5 p.m.) and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Most courts are expected to finish by 1 p.m.

Each volunteer will meet with a shift supervisor at the steps of the State Capitol prior to starting a shift.

For more information: Trent Schwartz, 503-871-6499.

Ford takes first at state swim meet

GRESHAM — Dallas High sophomore-to-be Jolie-Rae Ford placed first in the 1,500-yard freestyle at the Oregon Swimming Long Course Championship, held Thursday through Sunday at Mt. Hood Community College Aquatic Center in Gresham.

Ford won the 14-year-old female division with a time of 19 minutes, 26.02 seconds.

Blue Dolphins Swim Team coach Mark Maxwell said he believed Ford’s state championship was the first in the club’s 51-year history.

Ford also placed in the five other events she competed in. She finished second in the 400 freestyle (4:48.64), third in the 100 freestyle (1:03.64), fourth in the 200 freestyle (2:18.04), fifth in the 800 freestyle (10:11.27) and seventh in the 50 freestyle (29.35).

DHS youth football camp scheduled

DALLAS — The Dallas High School football program is hosting a youth football camp Monday through Aug. 7. The ca-mp will run fr-om 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Dallas High and is open to children in grades four through eight. The cost is $25 per player.

Dragons coach Tracy Jackson along with current Dallas players will help lead the camp, which is designed to teach players offensive and defensive schemes used by Dallas.

For more information: Tim Larson, 503-831-1976.


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