Sports Notices


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BASEBALL

  • Siuslaw Baseball Softball Association for ages 5-14. Email questions to siuslawbaseball@gmail.com.
BOOSTER CLUBS
  • Siuslaw Athletic Booster Club usually meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Monday of the month, Siuslaw High School library. SABC supports middle school and high school sports teams.
  • Mapleton Booster Club meets third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Siuslaw Bank in Mapleton. Information: Krystal Wolford, 541-268-6951.

BOWLING

  • Holiday Bowl, league and recreational play, 1710 27th Street and Highway 101, Florence. Information: 541-997-3332.
FUNDRAISERS
  • Ian Foster Scholarship Fund supports scholarships for Siuslaw High School athletes. Send checks to the Ian Foster Fund, PO Box 1972, Florence, Or 97439.

GOLF

  • Ocean Dunes Men's Golf Association, Ocean Dunes Golf Links. Information: Ocean Dunes Golf Links pro shop, 541-997-3232.
  • Ocean Dunes Women's Golf Association, Ocean Dunes Golf Links. Meets at 8 a.m., first Tuesday of the month. Information: Ocean Dunes Golf Links pro shop, 541-997-3232.

MOTORCYCLING

  • Retreads Motorcycle Club, Florence Chapter, meets the second Saturday of the month, 9 a.m., Kathleen and Nina's Pie and Specialty Restaurant, 3611 US-101, Florence. Information: Bill Trapp, 541-997-5063.
RUNNING
  • Florence Half Marathon, 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, Miller Park. Information: http://www.pinkbuffaloracing.com/fhm.html.
SHOOTING
  • Siuslaw Rod and Gun Club meets third Thursday of even-numbered months, 7 p.m., 87227 Munsel Lake Road, Florence. Information: Jerry Harpole, 541-935-5224 or 541-902-7708. Website: siuslawgunclub.com.
  • Siuslaw Chapter, Oregon Hunters Association meets third Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m., usually at Chen's Family Restaurant on Highway 101. Information: Dan Straight, 541-999-9222, or automag68@yahoo.com.
SOCCER
SOFTBALL
  • Florence Adult Softball League. Information: Sean Campbell, 541-999-7269, or email Florencesoftballleague@gmail.com.
WALKING
  • Coastal Gems Volkssports Club holds monthly AVA-sanctioned 10K and 5K walks. Information: Maryann Brown, 541-961-4279.



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