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March 13, 2011

Local Sports Schedule


Challenger ball signups set March 14

     Challenger Baseball will hold a meeting and registration opportunity at Spooky’s Pizza Parlor, Monday, March 14, from 5 to 7 p.m.
     Challenger Baseball is a program designed for mentally or physically challenged youth to enjoy the full benefits of playing a team sport.
     For more information, or to register by phone, call Lori and Randy Carter, coordinators, at (541) 980-9464.

Adult softball holding registrations

     NWCPRD’s Adult Co-Ed Softball League is accepting team registrations.
Registration will close Wednesday, May 16, or when the league is full.
     The season lasts May 24-through-Aug. 11.
     Games are scheduled to be played on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights, at 6 and 7:30 p.m.
     Registration is $325 per team and forms are available at the Parks office, 414 Washington Street Suite 1D.
     For more information, call Anya Kafka at (541) 296-9533 or sign up at

Wheatfield marathon on schedule

     The annual Wheatfield 18k, half marathon run/walk is on schedule for 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 26.
     The race begins at Petersburg School campus in The Dalles.
     Race registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 9:55 a.m. with pre-registration before March 23 recommended to secure a spot.
     Cost to participate is $20 with a shirt and $5 without. Cost is $10 on day of event, and $25 with a shirt.
     Awards wil be given to the top-3 placers in each age division for both runs.
     For more information, Steve Thompson at (541) 296-6398.

Umpires needed for 2011

     The Mid-Columbia Umpires Association is extremely short on umpires for the upcoming season, and local sports enthusiasts are encourage to join to help out the local athletes.
     The MCUA provides officials for eight local schools.
     Anyone interested in becoming an umpire should contact Robert Jamack at (541) 980-5654 or Bob Ford at (541) 980-4165.


Would you like your local sporting event published in Sports Briefs?
Do you have local sporting events or briefs to submit for the Chronicle’s sports page? Please put it in writing and drop off to sports editor Ray Rodriguez at 315 Federal St., or by e-mail to or fax at (541) 298-1365.

Include the following information:
          • Event:
          • Location:
          • Date of event:
          • Time of event:
          • Type of sport:
          • Contact person:
          • Contact Phone:
          • Email address:
          • Website:
Include a brief description of what is happening, who are the hot contenders to keep an eye on, and what the outcome will be of a win/loss.


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