Sports briefs

Krizman, Owyen to suit up on Sept. 20

Former Hood River Valley High School star running back

Jacobe Krizman will join standout lineman Tommy Owyen on Sept. 20 as they put on the pads for their first college game for Southern Oregon University. The Raiders will be taking on Linfield College in Ashland and game time is 6 p.m. For more info on the Raiders team, visit

Grainger takes first place at Day’s Play

Sixteen women vied for low gross and low net scores on Tuesday at Hood River Golf and Country Club. Low gross winner for the day was Judy Grainger with a score of 85. Jo Smith took second place with a 93, followed by Carol Knowles who shot a 95. Sue Gutzler was fourth with 100. The low net score of the day went to Barb Zeller with 70, while Raye Hukari, Carole Murphy and Mary Smith tied for second with 72. Please note that the Fall Handicap Tournament will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Players must sign up by Sunday. Call 386-3009 for more.

Aluminum Man Triathlon today in T.D.

This Saturday, more than 300 athletes from all over the Northwest and Canada will travel to The Dalles for the 15th annual Aluminum Man Triathlon. The event begins at Riverfront Park, and includes two courses: the Olympic (1K swim, 50K bike, 10K run) and the Spring (1/2K swim, 20K bike, 5K run). Start times are approximately 9 a.m. for the Olympic course, and 9:25 a.m. for the Sprint course. For more information about the event, call Wasco County Parks and Recreation at 541-296-9533.

Ultimate Frisbee game on Sundays

Any adults interested in playing Ultimate Frisbee are invited to turn out to Westside Field on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. for a weekly pick-up game. No experience is necessary and people are asked to bring one light and one dark shirt. Cleats are optional.

Co-ed soccer league to start Monday

The newly-formed Hood River adult co-ed soccer league will begin play on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Hood River Marina. If you would like to join one of the four teams, please call Lisa Knight Davies as soon as possible at 386-5364. Anyone is welcome to play and cost is $20 per player.

Community Ed hiking outings Sept. 13

Hood River School District Community Education will be sponsoring two group hikes on Saturday, Sept. 13. Option No. 1 is the Barlow Trail Tour, which runs through both Hood River and Clackamas counties. The historic tour is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and cost is $20 per person. Option No. 2 is a hike at Vista Ridge, Oregon. For more info about either hike, or to register, call Community Ed at 386-2055.

HR Community Education will also be sponsoring another day hike and two overnight hikes this fall. On Sept. 20-21, there will be an overnight hike to Smith Rocks and Cove Palisades State Park in Central Oregon. Another day hike is planned for Sept. 27 at Indian Haven, Wash., and the second overnight is planned for Oct. 4-6 at Newberry Crater. Call 386-2055 to register.

Art and Soul golf tourney on Sept. 21

The first annual Art and Soul Golf Tournament to support the future home of the Columbia Center for the Arts will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21, at Indian Creek Golf Course. Format is a four-person team scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Check-in will be at 7 a.m. The field is limited to 32 teams, and two levels of sponsorship available at $400 and $500 per team. The fee will include greens fees, two carts, tee box signage, cart sign, yardage marker signage. Auction and raffle to follow. If you are interested in playing or sponsoring a team, call the center at 387-8877, or Glen Pearce at 490-6655.

Soapbox derby coming Sept. 20-21

Hood River will host the second-annual All-American Rally Race on Sept. 20 on Wasco Ave. All kids are welcome to participate and cost is $30 per entrant per day (stock and super stock cars). Sign-ups will take place at 7 a.m. on Sept. 20 at 13th and Wasco, and will end at 9 a.m. Racing will begin at 10 a.m. For more in formation visit or call 386-4950.

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