Friday, November 22, 2002
Indian Creek lady golfers hand out awards
The women of Indian Creek held their annual awards dinner on Nov. 14 at Divots Restaurant. Tournament winners were Susan Gutzler (Spring Handicap), Diana Mazeski (Fall Handicap) and Tina Graves (Club Championship). Most improved player was Cynthia Brocklesby (pictured at right). Brocklesby tied with Vera Hawk for the Low Net title, while Gutzler took third. Mazeski won the Low Gross title, and was followed by Darlene Roberts and Sara Starnes. Best putter of the year was Irene Kiyokawa. Armanda Mason and Pauline Kennedy were second and third, respectively.
Kayak slalom race today at HR pool
The Hood River Aquatic Center is hosting a Kayak Slalom today from 9 a.m. to noon. All ages and ability levels are invited to race through the gates for a chance to win a share of more than $1,000 in prizes. Entry fee is $5 for adults and $3 for kids. Equipment provided. Call Scott at 386-1303 with questions.
Blue-Gold hoops scrimmage tonight
The Hood River Valley High School boys basketball teams will play in a Blue-Gold Scrimmage tonight starting at 7 p.m. at the high school. The freshman team will play the first quarter, the JV’s the second quarter and the varsity players will play the second half. Parent/player social to follow.
Dynamos boys to hold tryout Monday
The Hood River Dynamos Soccer Club will hold tryouts for a boys U-16 and U-17 winter league. Anyone interested in playing should attend the tryout session from 4-5 p.m. on Monday at Westside Field. Coach is Pero Lovrin. Call Patrick Rawson with questions: 386-2510.
Odell Little League meeting Monday
Everyone is invited to attend the Odell Little League baseball board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Wy’east Labs, located in the Weber Business Park. Agenda will include budget, new uniforms and equipment purchases. Fundraising, concessions and other volunteers are needed. For more info, call Liz Colesar at 386-3514.
Summit Snowborad dryland training
The Summit Snowboard Team will hold another dryland training session at the Hood River Sports Club on Monday beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Summit girls coach Brenda Hering at 386-7146.
Warren Miller movie shown Tuesday
Ski film guru Warren Miller has released a new movie this season called “Storm,” which will be shown in the Hood River Middle School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The ninth-annual event, sponsored by Doug’s Sports, helps raise money for the HRMS general fund. Cost is $8.50 in advance at Doug’s Sports, $9.50 at the door and $5.50 for kids under 12. For more, call 386-5787.
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge