New athlete meeting at Estacada High
Estacada High is hosting a mandatory parent meeting for all freshmen or new high school athletes at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 20 and 21 in the high schools main gym.
Athletic clearance for high school sports begins Monday, Aug. 12. The OSAA requires all high school athletes to pass a physical exam every two years. The first official day of fall practices is Monday, Aug. 19.
Resort hosts Art Skipper golf tourney
The Resort at the Mountain hosts the Art Skipper Jr. Memorial golf tournament at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. Entry is $100 per golf or $400 for a foursome. The entry includes a cart and admission to the awards barbecue. Tickets for the awards dinner only are also available for $35. Prizes will be awarded for skills competitions such as long drive, closest to the pin and putting.
Proceeds from the event benefit the No Pioneer Left Behind program. The entry deadline is Sept. 1. For more information, call the Sandy High athletic office at 503-668-8011, ext. 7114.
East County golfers crack top 15
East County golfers Nick Chianello and Ryan Pickathorn tied for 14th overall at the Oregon Stroke Play championships last weekend in Eugene. The duo finished with 7-over-par 223s for the three-round tournament, coming in six shots behind winner Zach Foushee of West Linn.
Pickathorn had 10 birdies for the tournament, including a late climb up the leader board with birdies on the final two holes Sunday. Chianello found himself at 6-over on the opening day before getting back into contention with four birdies on his last six holes. He went 3-under-par on the par-5s.