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Kids’ Turkey Trot next Tuesday

The 18th Annual Youth Turkey Trot is slated for next Tuesday in Hillsboro.

The event, open to kids in grade eight and younger, will be staged at the Elden Keller Track at Hare Field, 1151 NE Grant St. The first race will start at 3:30 p.m. and the rest of the races will begin on a rolling start.

Kids run distances are based on age in this free event. Divisions (with distances) are prekindergarten, 200 meters; kindergarten, 300 meters; first grade, 400 meters; second grade, 600 meters; third grade, 800 meters, fourth grade, 1,000 meters; fifth grade, 1,200 meters; sixth grade, 1,400 meters; seventh and eighth grades, 1,600 meters.

Division winners will be awarded turkeys to take home. Runners-up and third-place finishers also will receive prizes. The event will take place no matter the weather conditions.

For more information, contact Iris Ringer at 503-615-3410 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Winter sports get under way

The winter sports season is rapidly approaching for local high school teams. The first practices were held on Nov. 18, and games can officially begin on Dec. 4.

Here’s a rundown of the first contests for each local high school:

Glencoe High School

• Boys basketball – Dec. 4,

at Barlow, 6:15 p.m.

• Girls basketball – Dec. 4,

at Forest Grove, 6 p.m.

• Wrestling – Dec. 5,

vs Aloha, 7 p.m.

• Swimming – Dec. 4,

at Canby, 4:30 p.m.

Century High School

• Boys basketball – Dec. 4,

at Putnam, 7 p.m.

• Girls basketball – Dec. 10,

vs Aloha, 5:45 p.m.

• Wrestling – Dec. 5,

vs Grant/Sunset, 5 p.m.

• Swimming – Dec. 5,

vs Newberg, 4:30 p.m.

Hillsboro High School

• Boys basketball – Dec. 5,

at Gresham, 7 p.m.

• Girls basketball – Dec. 5,

at Gresham, 5:30 p.m.

• Wrestling – Dec. 6,

Ron James Invite, 4 p.m.

• Swimming – Dec. 19,

vs Forest Grove, 3:45 p.m.

Liberty High School

• Boys basketball – Dec. 6,

vs Dallas, 7 p.m.

• Girls basketball – Dec. 6,

at Wilson, 7:30 p.m.

• Wrestling – Dec. 6,

Ron James Invite, 4 p.m.

• Swimming – Dec. 10,

vs Milwaukie, 4 p.m.




Local Weather

Fair

74°F

Hillsboro

Fair

Humidity: 40%

Wind: 6 mph

  • 20 Aug 2014

    Sunny 76°F 51°F

  • 21 Aug 2014

    Partly Cloudy 79°F 58°F