Sports briefs

Sollman’s Eagle wins International

Gary Sollman sank a six-foot eagle putt on the last hole of last weekend’s HRMGA International Tournament at Hood River Golf Course, giving him just enough points to defeat Jim Slusher. Sollman’s putt was worth five points, and gave him a final score of minus-10, compared to Slusher’s minus-11. Randy Hayes finished in third with minus-13 points. The low net score on the day went to Richie Carter, who scored plus-five to edge Larry Bowe, who finished at plus-one. Third place went to Leonard Hickman, who scored an even zero, and in fourth was Peter Bollinger at minus-3. The next HRMGA tournament is the Two-Man Chapman, scheduled for Sept. 14 at

8 a.m. For more information, call Mike at 386-3009.

Diana Mazeski and Bev Saari tied for low gross score of 89 last Thursday at Indian Creek. Judy Grainger was third with a 94, while Clara Rice won low net with a score of 71. Janelle Wingerd was second with 72, and Cynthia Brocklesby was third with a 73. Golfers are reminded to sign up for the Aug. 14-15 club championship. Sign-up sheets are in the Pro Shop.

Adult co-ed soccer league in the works

Men and women interested in playing in an adult co-ed soccer league this fall are asked to contact Lisa Knight as soon as possible. A minimum of 60 players are needed to create four teams, and all ages and skill levels are welcome. Games would be played at Wy’east and the Hood River Marina, and play would begin in early September. Cost per player would be $15 or $20, depending on field costs and referee fees. Potential refs should also contact Knight at 386-5364 (work), or by e-mail at Questions may also be directed to Dave Leder at the Hood River News (386-1234).

Gorge Youth Football this weekend

The fourth season of Gorge Youth Football will officially get underway this Saturday, with a slew of games in White Salmon and The Dalles. A third Hood River team (Hood River Purple) has been added to the mix, and will begin play Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Columbia High School. Hood River Green will precede Purple at 10 a.m., while last year’s league champs, Hood River Blue, will open at 11:30 a.m. in The Dalles. A total of 10 teams are playing this year, making the fourth season of Gorge Youth Football the largest to date. For more information, call Mitch Sanders at 386-2318.

HRV fall sports teams training early

Founder’s Cup Golf Tourney Saturday

The fourth-annual Founder’s Cup Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at Indian Creek. The Columbia Gorge Community College benefit tournament will start at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Format is a four-person, best ball scramble, and prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to pin. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams for low gross and low net scores. A buffet lunch will also be served at Divot’s Restaurant, and all proceeds benefit the CGCC scholarship fund. Please call 541-298-3128 with questions or to sign up.

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