SPORTS BRIEFS Nov. 3, 2001 issue

Youth Basketball

A youth basketball clinic and registration for the upcoming 2001-2002 youth league will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 for boys and girls grades 3 through 6. Registration forms can be obtained from all neighborhood schools and both 7-Eleven convenience stores. For more details call Dwight Lundstrom at 279-8717 or Bryan Schulle at 279-8786.

Hoops Coaches

Volunteer coaches are needed for the North Whidbey Youth Basketball League. Openings are available at level grades 3 through grades 6. The season runs Jan. 5 through Feb. 16. For further information contact Brian Schulle at 279-8786 or Dwight Lundstrom at 279-8717.

State looks for boaters

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced that it is seeking nominations to its Boating Safety Advisory Council. The deadline for submitting nominations is Nov. 9, 2001.

The council assists and advises the commission on administration of its boating safety program, which provides information and education on environmentally safe boating practices to agencies, organizations and individuals statewide. The program also works closely with local law enforcement agencies, U.S. Power Squadrons, U.S. Coast Guard Auxilary and other boating safety educational organizations to assist their information, education and/or law enforcement efforts. Council members may be reimbursed for travel and other expenses when attending council meetings. Typically there are two to three meetings a year. Appointments will include representation of (with 1 member each): Manually powered watercraft, U.S. power squadrons, Washington Association of County Officials, Whitewater kayaking

Appointments will be made Dec. 13, 2001. To obtain applications, call James E. Horan at (360) 586-660 or e-mail james.horan@parks.wa.


CWSA Turkey shoot

The Central Whidbey Sportsmen's Association will hold a Turkey Shoot on November 17th to benefit the Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation.

The shoot will be held from 9 to 1 p.m. at the club range. Entry will be by purchasing four tickets for $5.00. One ticket will be used to enter or re-enter each event. Entrants may compete as many times as they like.

The public is welcome to this match, which will be held under covered shooting positions. Turkeys will be awarded at the end of the event at 1 p.m.

The club house and range is located south of Coupeville on Safari Road, just south of the corner of Highway 20 and Morris Road.

Events will consist of:

1.Pistol or revolver, any sight, fired offhand at 25 yard bullseye target. Highest 2 scores win a turkey.

2.Pistol or revolver, iron sights only, at briquettes at 25 feet. Best 2 shooters win a turkey.

3.Shotgun at turkey target, 25 yards, 2 shots. Most pellets in white center wins. Highest 2 scores win a turkey.

4.Pistol or revolver, iron sights, at Jug Head target at 25 yeards. Most rounds in bottle per target without hitting the Jug Head winsa turkey. 2 turkeys to be awarded.

5.Shotgun shooting on the Trap Range, games to be announced, so bring your shotgun, with low base loads only, any gauge, and shoot for turkeys.

Any shoot-offs as needed will be held at 12:30 P.M. Anyone wishing to participate who does not own a firearm will be supplied with a .22 pistol and ammunition. The net proceeds will bo to the Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation.

The public is always welcome at CWSA events, membership is not requireds.

Call 678-0960.

College notes

Molly Bull, Oak Harbor '01, took 53rd place at the Pac-10 Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bull helped Washington State to take 6th place in the meet. Bull will be in action again on Nov. 10 in Tucson, Ariz. as the Cougars attempt to qualify for the NCAA Division I Cross Country Meet.

Also attempting to qualify for a national cross country meet is Joe Donnellon, Coupeville '00. Joe, the No. 1 runner for Lewis-Clark State College of Lewiston, Idaho, will compete at the NAIA Regional Meet Nov. 3 at Lake Sammamish State Park in Bellevue.

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