Friday, November 9, 2012
‘Hawks Madness’ Nov. 16
Horizon Christian School is hosting 2012 Hawks Basketball Madness on Friday, Nov. 16, at the school gymnasium.
Admission to the event is free. The first 100 spectators who bring two cans of food — as a donation to the local FISH food bank — will receive a commemorative T-shirt.
The event begins at 7 p.m. and the schedule includes: short scrimmage games by the high school varsity teams, including the Hawks’ boys team which won last year’s Class 1A state championship; mini games involving local grade school players; and three-point and other shooting contests for fans and players.
For information call the school at 541-387-3200.
‘Intro to wrestling camp’ begins Nov. 13
A five session Community Education Intro to Wrestling camp begins Nov. 13 and will run for five Tuesdays through Dec. 11. The camp will run from 6-7 p.m. each night at the HRVHS wrestling room. Previous camp participants are encouraged to attend as well as new participants to wrestling. This camp focuses on fun and fundamentals. Athletes will be split up by weight and age. Each participant will receive a T-shirt. Socks or wrestling shoes will be required. Goals include: have fun, teach basic championship technique, encourage exercise, teach sportsmanship on and off the mat. Parents are welcome to observe. The age limit is kindergarten through fifth-grade. Cost for the camp is $35.
More info may be found at tinyurl.com/wrestlehr
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge