December 24, 2005

Cooper Spur Race Team Cooper Camp

The Cooper Spur Race Team still has openings for the annual Cooper Camp, scheduled this year for Dec. 27-31 at the Cooper Spur Ski Resort. The five-day camp is designed as an introduction to ski racing, geared for kids ages 5-18. The camp will end with a fun Cooper Cup race on the last day. For more information or to sign up, visit:

HRVHS Sports Insider

HRVHS Athletic Director Phil Vesel is starting an e-mail list called the HRV Sports Insider. Members on the list will receive, via e-mail, sports information and the school’s monthly athletic newsletter. The e-mail list will be used to build a communication network with the sport community keep in touch and up to date with local athletics. To subscribe, e-mail Vesel at:

Eagles hosting free shooting clinic

HRVHS varsity basketball coach Phil Vesel, along with his staff and players, is putting on a free basketball shooting clinic for boys and girls in 4th through 8th grade. The staff invites kids of all skill levels to spend an afternoon having fun and improving your skills while getting to know the HRVHS varsity basketball players. No registration is necessary. The clinic will be on Dec. 30, from 1-3:30 p.m. in the HRVHS gym.

Community Education 3-on-3 hoops

Hood River Community Education’s 3-on-3 mens basketball league starts in early January and there are currently openings for a few more teams. Games are played Tuesday nights at Wy’east Middle School during from Jan. -March, with the first games on Jan. 10. Each team, which must consist of a minimum of four players, plays two games per night and games are played on half court. The league fee is $50 per team. To register, e-mail Mike Schend at: or fax information to 386-7198.

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"The tangled skirt" opens run at unique venue

Director Judie Hanel presents the Steve Braunstein play “The Tangled Skirt” in an unusual theatrical setting, River Daze Café. Here, Bailey Brice (Bruce Howard) arrives at a small town bus station and has a fateful encounter with Rhonda Claire (Desiree Amyx Mackintosh). Small talk turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse and both seek advantage. The actors present the story as a staged reading in the café, where large windows and street lights lend themselves to the bus station setting, according to Hanel. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1. (There is no Friday performance.) Tickets available at the door or Waucoma Bookstore: $15 adults, $12 seniors and children under 15. No children under 9. Enlarge

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