Sports Briefs: June 3, 2016

Run the Dutch 5K coming June 4
Heiser’s Pumpkin Farm will play host to the second annual Run the Dutch 5K on Saturday, June 4, at 9:30 a.m.
Sponsored by Dutch Bros. Coffee and Heidi Moore of Country Financial, Run the Dutch will include caffeine stops as well as an afterparty comprised of music, coffee, local beer, and plenty of food. Interested runners can register early online or on the day of the race at 8:30 a.m. A $25 fee gets you a place in the race, a T-shirt, and inclusion into the afterparty at Heisers Farm located at 21425 SE Grand Island Loop in Dayton. Proceeds from the race are used to support the See Ya Later foundation camps and other local youth activity organizations.
Visit runthedutch.com for registration and other information.

McMinnville Track Club holds registration
The McMinnville Track Club is accepting registration for the upcoming summer track season.  The Club is open to all area youth athletes ages 7-18, at all skill levels and disciplines.
All athletes are enrolled in USA Track and Field (USATF). Registration fees include USATF membership, club membership, T-shirt, uniform and use of club equipment. The season runs through early July.
Registration forms are also available at www.mcminnvilletrackclub.com, by email at mactrackclub@yahoo.com, on the McMinnville Track Club Facebook page. Call 971-241-7529 for more information. Completed forms and payment may be mailed to MTC, PO Box 1372, McMinnville, OR 97128. 

SYL Foundation holds soccer camp
The See Ya Later Foundation will be holding its SYL soccer camp for children in grades 1-5 July 22-23 at Joe Dancer Park, 1450 S.E. Brooks St., McMinnville.
Cost of participation is $20, with scholarships available; enrollment is limited to the first 125 children signed up. Sessions take plance from 9 a.m. to noon for first- and second-graders and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for third- through fifth-graders.
Visit http://www.seeyalater.org for registration and other information. Contact Carmen Banke at info@seeyalater.org or 503-434-1730 with any questions.

Linfield soccer program holds camp
The Linfield men’s and women’s soccer programs are hosting a coed soccer camp August 15-18 at the Linfield Soccer Field.
Girls and boys in grades 1-8 will receive instruction from current Linfield coaches and players. Drills and competitive games will be used to develop campers’ skills.
Sessions occur from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day. Campers are encouraged to wear cleats or tennis shoes, T-shirts, shorts and shin guards and bring water.
Cost of participation is $75, and registration will prior to and on the first day of camp.
Checks are payable to Linfield College, Attn: Men’s Soccer, 900 SE Baker St., McMinnville, OR 97128. Visit http://www.linfield.edu/sports/data_assets/pdfs/linfieldsoccercamp2016.pdf to obtain a registration form.
Contact men’s head soccer coach Adam Howard at ahoward@linfield.edu or women’s assistant coach Julia Vaughan at jvaugha@linfield.edu for more information.

Fastpitch Northwest holds softball clinic
Fastpitch Northwest will hold a prospect evaluation clinic for area high school softball players Wednesday, June 22, at the Delta Park Softball Complex in Portland.
The clinic is for players who will graduate from high school in 2017 through 2021.It is designed to evaluate and assist players in their desire to “play at the next level.” 
Performance at the June evaluation clinic determines if a player will be invited to Fastpitch Northwest’s College Exposure Championship tournament in July (19-20-21) in Centralia, Washington. More than 40 college coaches will be attending this year’s tournament.
Physical tests for PEC participants includes SPARQ (Speed, Power, Agility, Reaction and Quickness) and National Fastpitch Coaches Association Comparatives, which includes arm speed, bat speed and foot speed. Players are also evaluated on their hitting, fielding and base running.
The results and player information are included in their National Profile, which is uploaded on the Fastpitch NW website (www.fastpitchnw.com).
The cost of the PEC is $135. Advanced registration is required.
For further information, please contact Ken Olson at 360-790-9173 or Tom Mauldin at 541-948-9501.

 

 

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