Community Sports Calendar, July 12



TO SUBMIT CALENDAR ITEMS — The Community Sports Calendar is updated each Tuesday. Submit items for the calendar by sending an e-mail to, or call 360-735-4521.


Little League district tournaments, including the 11-12 baseball division, continue this week. For locations and bracket updayes, check these websites:; and

WSU Campus 3-mile Run — Wednesday, July 13, 7:30 p.m. Run the WSU campus and enjoy a few hills. Those arriving before 7 p.m. might have to pay a $3 parking fee. Directions: From 1-5 or 1-205, take the 134th Street exit. Go east on 134th St., past 29th Avenue, where it becomes Salmon Creek Avenue. Follow the WSU Vancouver signs to the entrance on your left. At the top of the hill there will be a CCRC sign for parking. Restroom available in the school if the door is unlocked. Run directors: Jill and Mike Gilbert 360-687-5106.



Look under Little League heading below for a list of local Little Leagues, including 2011 sign-up information.


Camas Washougal Babe Ruth Baseball League. Web site: This league serves players ages 13-15 who live in Cascade Park, and the cities of Camas and Washougal. The service area extends from I-205 east to Skamania County and south of Padden Parkway to the Columbia River. For players ages 13-15. Registration for 2011 to be announced. For information, visit the Web site or call 360-834-3223.

Hazel Dell Metro. Web site: This league serves players ages 13-15 who live in Vancouver west of I-205, and covers all of Clark County north of Padden Parkway. In addition to Babe Ruth divisions for ages 13, and 14-15, HDM offers baseball on 70-foot basepaths for age 12.


Questions about American Legion can be directed to Bruce Jensen by e-mail at


Junior Baseball Organization — Web site: Includes Clark County teams.

Columbia River Miracle League. Web site: A baseball league for disabled players. Main field is at the Harmony Sports Complex. Games Saturdays in the spring and fall. Contact: Ralph Heiser, 360-260-9293. Volunteer coaches needed.


Camas Parks and Recreation Youth Summer Coed Recreational Baseball Program for ages 6-11. Dates: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 7 through Aug. 11 in Camas. Hitting, pitching, catching and throwing will be taught through rotating stations and skills-related games. Cost is$40 (Camas residents) and $45 (out-of-city). Call 360-834-5307 for more details and to register. It’s not too late!

Champion Sports Group — A 4,000 square foot indoor baseball and softball training facility at 12408 N.E. 60th Way, Bldg. C, Vancouver. Phone: 360-816-0884. Website: Hours: 3-9 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Appointments available for other times. Also available: facility rentals, private, group, and team lessons, weekly classes, clinics.

Champion Sports Group 13 and younger Summer Baseball and Softball Camps — Aug. 16-18 at Hockinson Community Park (home of Evergreen Little League). All-skills camps: hitting, pitching, catching, infield and outfield. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Cost $75, with family discounts. To register call 360-816-0884 or visit

High School Baseball Prep Class for incoming high school freshmen. Mondays between July 11 and Aug 15 at Champion Sports Group. Cost $100. Visit for complete details.

Thunder Dome — Indoor baseball training facility at 7500 NE 16th Ave., Vancouver. For details, call 503-568-8100, or send an e-mail

2011 Vancouver Summer Baseball Camp — For ages 7-12. 9 a.m. to noon, July 12-14 at Skyview High School. Cost $90. Instruction from high school coaches, summer-team coaches, and former high school baseball players. Players will be grouped into teams with a coach who stays with them, while position-specific coaches lead drills. For registration and for other information about the camp, contact Eric Estes at 360-931-2768 or send an e-mail to

Northwest Diamond Sports — An indoor training facility in Wilsonville, Ore. Web page

Portland Baseball Club — Indoor training facility in Tigard, Ore.


Northwest Independent Baseball League — An 18-and-older wood-bat adult baseball league that plays games at Clark College, and at Walker and Sckavone stadiums in Portland. Fall registration open. Web site: Contact: call 503-208-2009 or e-mail to


Bulldogs Baseball Academy — Fielding competitive youth baseball teams in several age divisions. Web site:, or call Rip Ramsey at 360-433-7159.

Camas Junior Baseball — Information, visit or send an e-mail to

Cardinals Baseball Club — Teams forming for players under age 10 and under age 12. More Information:

Chargers Baseball Club — Looking for players ages 9-10 for a 10-and-younger team. For more information please contact Tim Stecher at 360-892-4587 or send email to

Clark County Stealth 13U baseball team — Tryouts have been held. For details contact Clay Foley at 360-608-7207, or by e-mail to

Clark County Thunder — Fielding 10U and 12U baseball teams. Also renting space to teams in the Thunder Dome, an indoor baseball training facility at 7500 N.E. 16th Ave. in Hazel Dell. Details: Mike Callaham, 503-568-8100, or e-mail to

Clark County Titans Youth Foundation JBO baseball tryouts — Teams forming in the 10-and-under, 12-U and 14-U age divisions. Details: contact Darin Henry at, or visit

2011 Gunners Baseball Club 14U through 18U Workouts — The Gunners Baseball Club (Young Guns) is looking for a few players to finalize the 2011 roster. For more information contact us at, or call Mosley at 503-544-3135 or Fix at 971-570-4755.

Slugger Baseball, Age 9 team — For players who will be Little League age 9 for the 2011 baseball season. To try out you must reserve a spot by contacting either Troy Schmidt at 360-921-9975 (e-mail or Sonny Patel at 360-624-1190 (email

Team Faith Baseball — Team Faith fields competitive youth baseball and softball teams at several age levels. Website: For more information, contact Mario Rivera at or 360-907-6405.

Vancouver Cardinals 16U and 18U — The summer baseball program is open to all high school players ages 16-18 and includes a 16-and-under and an 18-and-under team. To learn more, contact Rip Ramsey or Ben McGrew by e-mail at


The Evergreen Baseball Umpires Association provides umpires for high school, American Legion, Babe Ruth, and other youth leagues in Clark County. Anyone 16 and older may become an umpire. Contact: Paul Levine 503-871-9065, or e-mail You can also visit:


Cagers Basketball Academy Summer Camps for boys — Weekly camps for boys in grades 3-8 inJuly at Brave Legion/Inferno Fitness and Sports, 14010 N.E. Third Ct. in Vancouver. High school boys camps July 18-22 and Aug. 1-5. Cost $65 per week, plus $35 Brave Legion membership fee for non members. Limited to 40 participants per week. Details and schedule:, Phone : 503-735-5552.

Dan Dickau Basketball Academy — Individual, small group, and large group training for all ages and abilities. Summer camps for grades K-9, July 18-21 at Battle Ground High School. This four-day camp includes three hours daily sessions for grades 3-5 and and 6-9, as well as a shorter morning session for those entering grades K-2. Cost $110. Second Camp Aug. 15-18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Call 360-904-6088, or e-mail To learn more about the academy and its camps,, visit

Eagles Hoop Camp for Boys — For boys entering grades 4-9. Cost: $80. When/where: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11-14 at Hudson’s Bay High School, 1601 E. McLoughlin Blvd. To register: 360-487-7100,

Eagles Hoop Camp for Girls — For girls entering grades 5-8. Cost: $75. When/where: 9 a.m. to 12 noon July 18-21 at Hudson’s Bay High School, 1601 E. McLoughlin Blvd. To register: 360-487-7100,

Skills Champ Basketball Fundamentals Camp — July 11-14 at King’s Way Christian School. Sessions run 2.5 hours per day. Cost $99. Organized by Seton Catholic boys basketball coach Jon Schroeder. Register or learn more at, or call 360-989-0922.

Derek Raivio Basketball Camp — Aug. 1-4 at Mountain View High School. Cost: $99. Grades 2-6, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 7-12, 1-4 p.m. Details: Call 360-904-1520, or email:

Pure Advantage Basketball Academy — In partnership with 24 Hour Fitness at 13019 NE 4th Plain Rd. For more information please visit Individual, small group, and large group training for all ages and abilities.

West Basketball — For details about team and individual coaching, contact Greg West at 360-773-0657 or


HotShots Youth Sports Basketball Leagues — Recreational basketball for boys and girls in grades 1-6. More information online at Contact HotShots at 360-604-7955. — Recreation and competitive adult basketball leagues throughout the Vancouver-Portland metro area. Details:, or call 503-493-9335.


The Evergreen Basketball Officials Association For details, contact Neil Anderson at 360-921-7145 or George St. Pierre at 360-450-7799.


To list tryouts, send the details by e-mail to


Oregon Prep Basketball Tournaments — Youth basketball tournaments held in the fall, winter and spring, some in Vancouver. Oregon Prep Basketball holds tournaments for teams of boys in grades 4-8 and teams of girls in grades 5-8. For details, visit, or call 360-885-7810.


Brave Legion Fitness and Sports — Mixed martial arts coaching and classes. Facility includes basketball courts and traditional fitness club equipment and programs. Location: 14010 N.E. Third Court, Vancouver. Website: Phone: 360-574-2400. E-mail:

Fisticuffs — Boxing and MMA training for all ages. Location: 5107 N.E. 94th Ave., in Vancouver. Phone: 360-772-3312. Hours 4:15-8:15 p.m. weekdays (check class schedule). Website:

Gladiator MMA — MMA gym at Westfield Vancouver shopping mall, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive. Phone: 360-253-7625. Website: none.

Progressive Ju-Jitsu — MMA training. Address: 5909 N.E. 109th Ave., Ste A. Vancouver. Website:

Touch M Up MMA — Boxing and MMA training. Address: 1103 N.E. 95th St., Ste. D,. Vancouver. Phone: 360-576-5345. Website:

Vancouver Boxing Club — Boxing training for all ages and ability levels. Address: 5601 E. 18th Street, Ste. 105 (south side of 18th across from Fort Vancouver High School. Open 3:30-8 p.m. weekdays. Membership costs $40 a month, $20 for ages 6-11. Drop in or call David Mendez at 360-772-9599.


Evergreen Curling Club — Web site: Home rink is at the Lloyd Center mall in northeast Portland. League play on Sunday and Tuesday evenings. Phone number: 360-314-6267.


Portland Wheelmen Touring Club — In conjunction with River City Bicycles, the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club offers free family rides. For details on this and other rides, visit or

Vancouver Bicycle Club — The Vancouver Bicycle Club is a volunteer run non-profit with more than 800 members. The club offers many small group rides each month for cyclists of all ages and ability levels. For more information go to


Third Annual Bad Monkey Open — July 9-10 at Leverich Park in Vancouver. A PDGA Sanctioned B Tier amateur disc golf tournament. Three rounds of disc golf with a final nine championship round Sunday afternoon for the top four advanced players. Players will be given 2 discs, a t-shirt, and more. Register at:


Alumni Football Games — Alumni Football Washington is forming teams of past high school football players to play in one more football game representing their old high school against a rival school. High school football rules apply. Alumni Football Washington organizes the event and supplies all equipment. Games are used as school fund-raising events. To sign up, visit, Click on Game Registration to find your school, or call Phil Weber at 425-478-7310 to get on a team. All games in Washington will take place in September 2011.


CYO Vancouver Youth Football and Cheerleading — Football and cheerleading program for grades 3-8. Season runs mid-August to mid-November. Grades 3-4 play full-uniform flag football. Grades 5-6 and 7-8 tackle football teams. For registration or ore information, call 503-231-9484, or visit

Clark County Youth Football — Tackle football and cheer in the fall for grades 2-8. Website: Registration for the 2011 fall season is open online.

Pop Warner of Southwest Washington — Tackle football and cheer in the fall for ages 5-15. Website:

Evergreen Pop Warner — Final sign-up event for fall 2011 will be held 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday (July 13) at the Burgerville restaurant, 16416 SE McGillivray Blvd.


None scheduled. To submit information, e-mail



Hartwood Golf Course — Summer Eclectic Tournament. Entry fee $20. Golfer’s best verified score on each hole over the summer counts, so the best score is a 9 (9 aces). Call 360-896-6041 for details.

64th Ladies Lower Columbia Golf Tournament — Aug. 10-12 at the Longview Country Club. A two-round, stroke play competition. Field is limited to the first 128 entries. Team game the first day only. Maximum handicap USGA Index 34.6 by Aug. 1, 2011. Entry fee is $170 plus carts. Entry deadline is July 31. Cancellation deadline with refund is Aug. 2. Download an entry form at in the August calendar section. For more information, contact Dale Bartolome or 360-355-7024.

Fund-raising tournaments

None listed. To submit tournament information, e-mail


Green Mountain Golf Course — Lessons available on Saturdays for ages 6 through adult. Summer three-day clinics for ages 6-16. For prices and details, call 360 833 8463. Website:


Girls Summer Lacrosse Camp — A free introductory lacrosse camp for any girl entering grades 6-9 will be held Aug. 15-19 at Frontier Middle School 7600 N.E. 166th Ave., in Vancouver. Sessions are 9 a.m. to noon all five days, with lunch provided. Register and learn more by clicking on the Community Education link at, or by calling 360-604-4082.

King’s Way Lacrosse — For boys who live in Clark County. Do not need to attend King’s Way Christian schools. Competitive high school boys teams play in the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association in the spring. Youth teams (grades 5-8) play in Portland-area leagues. Details:

Southwest Washington Youth Lacrosse Club — Open to anyone enterting grades 3-10. Beginners welcome. Season begins the first week of July and continues through August. Southwest Washington Lacrosse offers financial aid, and can loan free lacrosse gear to those who need it. Registration is also open for a new girls lacrosse program that begins in the spring. Details:


Little League’s main season runs March-July, including All-Star play. Some leagues offer fall ball programs. Little League is an all-volunteer program. In Washington, it is organized into 11 districts, two of which serve The Columbian’s readership area. Registration for the main spring-summer season is held in January and February. Boundary maps for the leagues in those districts are available on the district Web sites (listed below).

Here is some basic Little League information:

— Most leagues offer baseball and softball. Baseball for players ages 5-18 are based on the player’s age on April 30, 2011. Softball for girls ages 5-18 are based on player’s age on Dec. 31, 2010.

— Practices began in March and the Little League season runs through mid-June, followed by all-star competition.

— Little League is run by volunteers.

— Challenger Division. Battle Ground/Highlands, Columbia, and LaCamas are leagues that offer a Challenger Division for disabled players ages 20 and younger who live in southwest Washington.

Washington District 4 Little Leagues

District 4 website:

Bridge of the Gods (Stevenson)

Website: More information — send e-mail to Charlie Cochran at


Website: More information — send e-mail to Adam Sale at

Central Vancouver

Website: More information — Contact Tony Mulcahey at 360-944-1839, or by e-mail at


Website: More information — League info line: 360-696-1278; Mike Moen, 360-260-5104.

Columbia Girls Softball League

A Little League softball league for girls in the Central Vancouver, Columbia, and Fort Vancouver boundaries. More information — See the websites for Central Vancouver, Columbia or Fort Vancouver Little League.

East County (Washougal)




Fort Vancouver

Website: More information — Dave Wallis, 360-696-2994; E-mail,

Lacamas (Camas)


More information — See the league website, or call 360-834-0680.

Washington District 6 Little Leagues

District 6 website:

Battle Ground

Website: More information — Send email to contactus@



Hazel Dell


Highlands (Brush Prairie/Hockinson areas)



Website: More information — League president Joe Mazza, 360-957-0396, or e-mail to KALAMALLPRES@GMAIL.COM

La Center


North Clark (Yacolt)




Salmon Creek

Website: More information — See the league website, or leave a message at 360-574-2026.


None listed. To get your event listed, email details to


Vancouver Lake Crew at Vancouver Lake Programs for adults, high school school, and middle school rowers. Learn to row classes available. See website for full details.? Contact: Anita Roberts at 360-600-6408.

High school rowing team practice practices 3-5:30 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to noon each Saturday. Details on the website, or call coach Alan Stewart at 360-241-6522 or coach Anita Roberts at 360-600-6408.

Middle school rowing team practices 4-5:45 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. each Saturday. Participants must be able to swim. No rowing experience needed. Details on the website, or by calling Cathy at 360-571-8975, or Kate at 360-450-1141.


High school rugby — In addition to Camas and Vancouver, Prairie and Battle Ground field rugby teams in Oregon Youth Rugby. The season is in the spring. For contact information and other details, visit

Vancouver Sharks high school rugby team and Vancouver Sharks Old Boys men’s team. Men play in fall and spring. High school season in the spring. All are welcome. Details



Clark County Running Club

All CCRC runs are free to members unless noted. There is a $2 fee for non-members. There is no pre-registration. Register 30 minutes before the start of the race. Baby joggers, head phones, and dogs not allowed. Web site:

Wednesday, July 13, 7:30 p.m. — WSU Campus 3-mile Run. Run the WSU campus and enjoy a few hills. Those arriving before 7 p.m. might have to pay a $3 parking fee. Directions: From 1-5 or 1-205, take the 134th Street exit. Go east on 134th St., past 29th Avenue, where it becomes Salmon Creek Avenue. Follow the WSU Vancouver signs to the entrance on your left. At the top of the hill there will be a CCRC sign for parking. Restroom available in the school if the door is unlocked. Run directors: Jill and Mike Gilbert 360-687-5106.

Other runs

Lacamas Lake Half Marathon and 4-miler — 7:30 a.m. on July 24. Run and walk presented by Fit Right NW start and finish at Camas High School. Cost — half marathon is $50 through July 15, $60 July 16-22, or $70 at July 23 packet pick up. Four-mile prices are $25, $30, $35. Details and registration online at


Fit Right Northwest — Programs for beginning runners and walkers to train for race distances from 5-kilometers up to a marathon distance. Fit Right Northwest contact: 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. Phone: 360-885-4556.

USA Fit Vancouver — Distance race training for all ability levels. Includes weekly group training sessions where runners train at the appropriate pace for their ability and goals. Sunday morning training sessions in Vancouver began on April 3. Details about membership and programs at


Vancouver Lake Sailing Summer sailing lessons for kids and adults. Information: David Collins, sailing school director, 503-313-5356.


Mountain View Speedskating Club. Meets at Mountain View Ice Arena, 14313 SE Mill Plain. For details, visit, or call the rink at 360-896-8700.


Columbia Youth Soccer Federation — Soccer for ages 4-18 as of July 31. CYSF clubs are in Vancouver and northern Clark County. Web site:

Camas-Washougal Soccer Club — Soccer for ages 4-18 as of July 31. Details at, or call 360-834-6292.


Pacific FC — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will take place in April and May. Register and learn more at

Salmon Creek Soccer Club — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups took place in April and May. Information on-line at

Vancouver United Soccer Alliance — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will took place in April and May. Information online at

Washington Soccer Academy/Camas-Washougal SC — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups took place in April and May. Details at

Westside Soccer Club — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups took place in April and May. Detals at


Macaya Soccer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-14 — 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22 at Prune Hill Sports Park in Camas. Cost is $90 and includes camp t-shirt. A portion of the fee goes to benefit Camas High School soccer programs and for CWSC/WSA youth soccer scholarships. Camp coaches include current U23 Portland Timbers, current and former college players from Oregon State, University of Portland, Concordia, Gonzaga and many others. Players will learn dribbling technique, passing and trapping skills, defending one on one, and finishing on frame. Daily prizes. For more information and registration, visit, or contact Dan Macaya at:



2011 team registration — Prairie Field adult softball leagues are for men’s and coed teams. Details at or call (360) 254-4263. Games begin in early May.


Girls fastpitch softball — For more information, contact Trudy Wood at: The VGSA website is:


Evergreen Fastpitch Officials Association — The association provides umpires for area high school and youth softball. To learn more, contact Dennis Schodt, 360-909-5785.


Special Olympics offers a variety of sports competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities, along with their friends and families. To learn more contact Clark County sports coordinator, Rick Cook, by e-mail at


Columbia River Swim Team — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers based at The Club at Fishers Landing (formerly Bally Total Fitness) at 16096 SE 15th St., in Vancouver Web site:

Columbia River Swim Team Masters — A team for swimmers 18 and older to compete in USA Swimming sanctioned meets. Practices 5:30-6:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at The Club at Fishers Landing.

Southwest Washington Masters Swimming — A team for swimmers 18 and older to compete in USA Swimming sanctioned meets. Practices at LaCamas Swim and Sport.

LaCamas Headhunters — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers based at LaCamas Swim and Sport in Camas.

Tornadoes Swim Team — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers. Web site:

Vancouver Swim Club — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers. Web site:


Battle Ground All-Comers Track and Field Meets — Monday evenings, July 11 and July 18 at Battle Ground High School District Stadium. 6 p.m. start for track and field events. All ages welcome. Cost: $3 per meet, free if member of Battle Ground Summer Track and Field Program. Enter up to three events.

Running events : Mile or 1,500 meters, 100/110 Hurdles, 100 meters, 400 meters, 300 hurdles, 800, 200, 3000 or 5000, friends and family relay. Field events: Long jump followed by triple jump (4 jumps each event); Discus followed by shot put (4 throws each event), high Jump, javelin (4 throws). Registration: 4:30-5:30 p.m. All entrants under 19 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. No locker or shower facilities are available, bathrooms will be available. Contact:


Submit event information by e-mail to


Most health clubs offer training programs for triathlons. Here are some Clark County businesses that offer training:

Northwest Personal Training, 1011 Broadway in Vancouver. 360-574-7292 to reserve a spot Web site:

Fit Right Northwest — 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111, 360-885-4556.

Lacamas Swim and Sport — 2950 NW 38th Avenue, Camas, 360-834-8506.


Columbia Empire Volleyball Association — Competitive youth and high school volleyball leagues in the Vancouver-Portland area. Website: Phone: 503-644-7468.

United States Youth Volleyball League. An instructional volleyball league for boys and girls ages 7-16 in Lake Oswego, Ore. Details:, or 888-988-7985.


All Weather Walkers — A non-profit walking club based in Vancouver. At all club-sponsored events, eyeglasses and hearing aids are collected for the local Lions Club, as well as old cellular phones and chargers, which are formatted and reprogrammed to dial 911, for the Wireless Foundation’s “Call To Protect” program. Children and adults alike will benefit from these donations. Details:


Clark County Coach-A-Roo Wrestling Camp — July 25-29 at Skyridge Middle School in Camas. Instructors include three former high school state champions from Vancouver: Ben Vom Baur, and Kyle Bounds. Wrestlers entering grades 7-12 will have a morning session from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Those entering kindergarten through sixth grade will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. each day. Cost is $40 for the younger group, $80 for those entering grades 7-12. Those in the older group who stay to coach the younger group can attend for $40. Champions from the 2011 Clark County high school tournament may attend for free. Participants can register on the first day of camp by arriving 30 minutes early, or sign up in advance through Camas Community Education at To learn more, contact camp director Brody Faler at or visit


Askeo International Mat Club. Wrestling club for all ages. Located at 5909 N.E. 109th Ave, at the intersection of Fourth Plain and Covington roads. Practices are 8-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Damon McPherson at 360-773-3382.

Lord’s Gym Wrestling Club. Program for wrestlers in grades 1-12. Meets 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact: Ali Batroukh 360-907-5091.

Southwest Washington Wrestling Club — Wrestling club for all ages. Practice has begun for the 2009-10 season. Practices are 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in the wrestling room at Battle Ground High School. For information about the club, or about wrestling competitions in the area, contact Merle Crockett at 360-263-4947 or