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June 11 sports briefs

Registration deadline for Youth football Sunday

Registration for Newberg Youth Football players in grades 3-8 closes Sunday. Any players that do not meet the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. Cost for the program, which is run in partnership with the Chehalem Park and Recreation District, is $275. For more information or to register, call 503-537-2909 or visit newbergyouthfootball.com.

Eichten wins OGA junior tourney

Newberg High School junior Tori Eichten won the Oregon Golf Association Junior tournament Sunday at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort in Warm Springs. Opening with a front-side 37, Eichten finished at 9-over-par 82 to take medalist honors by six strokes over Iliana Teller of The Dalles. The win is Eichten’s first OGA junior championship of the season and her second of her career.

Casey to talk GFU football Thursday

George Fox University head football coach Chris Casey will speak about the program and upcoming season at 6 p.m. Thursday at Abby’s Pizza. For more information, call Sarah Reid at 503-554-2105 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Paddle Launch opens Saturday

The Chehalem Paddle Launch, located at 3100 SE Eighth St. in Dundee, will open for the season Saturday and remain open through Labor Day weekend. Kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards are available for rent (along with life jackets, dry bags, whistles and safety instructions) and paddlers may put in their own crafts at no charge. Drop-ins are welcome, subject to craft availability. Reservations can be made by calling the CPRD registration desk at 503-537-2909.

Free swims Monday at the pool

The Chehalem Aquatic Center is inviting all community members to kick off summer with two free public swim sessions June 16. This free Summer Splash will run from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. All children 8 years and younger must be accompanied in the water by an adult. For more information, call 503-537-2909 or visit cprdnewberg.org.

NHS basketball camp on tap Monday

Newberg High School will hold the inaugural Bleed Blue Basketball camp for players in third through eighth grades beginning June 16 and running through June 19. Players in grades three through five will attend from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by middle school players from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All campers will receive a t-shirt, opportunities to win prizes through the week and individualized instruction from NHS basketball staff, players, “Superhandles” ball handling experts and George Fox men’s basketball coach Maco Hamilton. Cost is $90 at the door. All campers must provide proof of medical insurance. For more information, including a registration forms, call Mark Brown at 1-360-601-0907, email him at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit www.newbergboysbasketball.com.

Two Tigers earn all-league baseball honors

Newberg’s Tyler DeLashmutt and Nick Auld were both named to the all-Pacific Conference baseball team. A junior centerfielder, DeLashmutt was named to the first team. A senior pitcher who will play at George Fox University, Auld was named to the second team. DeLashmutt has also been selected to play in the second annual Futures Games, an all-star doubleheader that will be played July 3 at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer.

Cash named NWC’s top sports information director

George Fox University sports information director Blair Cash was honored with the Jack Sareault Award as the Northwest Conference’s sports information director of the year. This is the second time in five years that he has earned this honor in his 15-year stint with the Bruins. Cash has been a stalwart member of the Bruins athletic administration, working endless hours to cover 19 varsity sports and share the stories of the student athletes who wear blue and gold. In addition to his responsibilities, he is the official scorer for the Hillsboro Hops Minor League Baseball team and teaches in the school’s religious studies department as an adjunct professor.

Six record aces at Chehalem Glenn

Five different players hit holes-in-one at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course in May. A.J. Gomez of Vancouver, Wash., got things started by acing hole No. 7 with an 8-iron from 150 yards May 1. On May 21, Newberg’s Gene Wyatt recorded a hole-in-one on No. 16 with a pitching wedge from 122 yards. Dundee resident Brady O’Halloran needed just one shot to finish No. 13, acing it from 98 yards with a pitching wedge May 27. Jake Leach of Salem used a 7-iron on his hole-in-one from 165 yards away on No. 5 May 30 and Beaverton’s Brent Brewer closed out the month by acing hole No. 13 from 98 yards out with a pitching wedge May 31. Newberg’s Isaac Bowen picked up where the previous golfers left off, hitting his hole-in-one, also on No. 13 from 98 yards out with a pitching wedge, June 2.

Learn to swim at the aquatic center

Chehalem Aquatic Center is currently taking registration for the first session of summer swim lessons due to kick off June 16. Regular group (six children), small group (three children) and private (one child) sessions are available during the morning, afternoon or evening. Each lesson runs 30 minutes and classes are held Monday through Friday for two weeks (regular group) or for a single week (small group and private). Package prices begin at $45. Register early and receive a $5 discount per swimmer. For more information or to register, visit in person at 1802 Haworth; call 503-537-2909 or visit at www.cprdnewberg.org.

Registration open for Pee Wee Sports Camps

Children ages 5 to 9 will have the opportunity to sample soccer, football, hockey, tennis and other sports at either of two sessions of the Chehalem Park and Recreation District’s Pee Wee Sports Camps at the Jaquith Park tennis courts. The first session will run from June 30 to July third, with the second scheduled for July 28-31. Campers will be introduced to these and other games while learning about teamwork, respect for themselves, and respect for others. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Cost is $50. For more information or to register, call 503-537-2909 or visit cprdnewberg.org.



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