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Saturday, December 2, 2023
Dec. 2, 2023

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In the Community: Mariners tour to stop in Vancouver


The 2020 Mariners Care Community Tour is scheduled to make a stop in Vancouver on Jan. 15 at NW Athletic Center, 16303 N.E. 15th St. Suite B.

The event is free and runs from 4:15-5:45 p.m.

Scheduled to appear at the event are second-base prospect Shed Long, relief pitcher Brandon Brennan and broadcaster Dave Sims. Former major leaguer outfielder and Fort Vancouver High alum Brian Hunter will also take part in the event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to get autographs and kids ages 14 and under can participate in an MLB Pitch, Hit & Run exhibition. The Mariner Moose will also be making an appearance.

There will also be the opportunity to win prizes from the Mariners Team Store with a free raffle.

Happening this weekend (Jan. 10-11-12)

Friday-Saturday: 10th annual Rock ‘n Roll Classic gymnastics event at the Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield. Admission for spectators $12 adults per session, $30 for all day, or $50 for all three days. Youth and seniors are $8 session, $20 all day or $30 for all three days.

More information on the event can be found online at rocknrollclassicmeet.com.

Saturday-Sunday: CrossFit Fort Vancouver Championship at the Clark County Event Center Exhibition Hall A in Ridgefield.Weekend pass is $25 or $20 for military. Daily admission at the door $20.

For details and tickets, go online to cfvchampionship.com.

Winter training for high school, middle school runners

Whisper Running is offering a winter training program for high school and middle school runners.

The six-week program begins Jan. 20 and includes a Sport Psych curriculum, cross-training, aqua-jogging, stretching classes, a nutrition seminar, and more.

Whisper Running is open to runners between the ages of 10-17.

More information is available online at www.whisperrunning.com

Running calendar

Race for Warmth 10K and 5K run/walk, 9 a.m. Jan. 26, starting at Clark Public Utilities, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way. Pre-registration $30 includes T-shirt and other benefits. Day-of-race is $40 with no guarantee of T-shirt.

More details and to register: https://www.clarkpublicutilities.com/event/race-for-warmth/

Vancouver Lake Half Marathon and 4-mile run is 10 a.m. Feb. 23. Pre-register fees are $35 for half marathon, $25 for 4-miler.

More details and to register: https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=9D2VXG7

Tennis calendar

• Level 3 Boys Tournament at Vancouver Tennis Center, Jan. 17-19. Registration deadline is Jan. 13. To register go to tennislink.usta.com and enter Tournament ID 600006620.

• VTC Winter NTRP Singles and Doubles, Jan. 24-26. Registration is $30 and deadline is Jan. 20. To register go to tennislink.usta.com and enter Tournament ID 600006720.

• VTC Girls Tournament (non-sanctioned) at Vancouver Tennis Center, Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Registration deadline is Jan. 27. To register go to tennislink.usta.com and enter Tournament ID 600005620.

• VTC Women’s Tournament at Vancouver Tennis Center, Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Registration deadline is Jan. 27. To register go to tennislink.usta.com and enter Tournament ID 600008820.

• Evergreen Tennis 5-Year Anniversary Open House, Feb. 1. The facility is located at 5525 N.W. 38th Ave., in Camas. Club tours, refreshments plus tennis and pickleball activities. More information at evergreentennis.net or call 360-557-7230.

• USTA Pacific NW Sectional Championships (18+ and 50+) at Vancouver Tennis Center, Feb. 14-16. Registration deadline is Feb. 7. To register go to tennislink.usta.com and enter Tournament ID 600013820.




At Allen’s Crosley Lanes

Dec. 30

Timber Seniors — Men: Bob Beck 212-214-214 640; Women: Debbie Wilcox 183-181-180 544.

Sparetimers — Men: Jack Berryman  127-258-132 407; Women: Janet Litke 170-197-146 515.

Lutheran Mixed — Men: Scott Alexander 210-189-200 599.

Monday Classic — Men: Steve Green 159-214-222 595; Women: Katt Harrington 194-193-189 576.

Jan. 2

Merry Mixup — Men: Rick Waid 217-248-182 647; Women: Liz Marshall 157-137-171 465.

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Jan. 3

George Amato Ladies League — Nora Vaughn 187-195-149 576.

Twilighters — Men: Chris Kelley 218-157-201 576; Women: Lisa Clifton 222-156-201 519.

Jan. 4

Crosley Juniors (Majors) — Boys: Curtis Arionus 133-186-195 514; Girls: Arianna Schoonover 110-110-163 383.

Crosley Juniors (Preps) — Jin Finklea 100-122-97 319.

Crosley Juniors (Bantams) — Dakota DuBois 106-85-117 308.

At Husted’s Hazel Dell Lanes

Dec. 30

Cosmopolitan — Berry Scruggs 266-300-256 822.



300 — Berry Scruggs, Hazel Dell Cosmopolitan, Dec. 30 (10th career 300 game)

279 — Nate Kimes, Hazel Dell Cosmopolitan, Dec. 30

268 — Matt Eichler, Hazel Dell Cosmopolitan, Dec. 30

268 — Eric Hebner, Hazel Dell Cosmopolitan, Dec. 30

265 — Mike Curry Jr., Crosley Merry Mixup, Jan. 2


243, 234 — Rose Ugbinada, Crosley Juniors Majors, Jan. 4

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