Sports briefs for March 8

Table tennis tourney March 16

Columbia Gorge Table Tennis Club is hosting its third Battle of the Gorge ping pong tournament on Sunday, March 16, at the Hood River Armory. The contest will run from 3 p.m. to about 6:30 p.m. and is open to all players, from newcomers to fast-handed pros. Categories will be separated between beginner and intermediate. Entry fee is $8 for a single, $9 for doubles or $5 for military. CGTTC plays twice a week at the Hood River Armory. Newcomers are always invited. Times are Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3-6:30 p.m.

Free junior golf clinic March 22

Indian Creek Golf Course is hosting a free golf clinic March 22 for young golfers of all ability levels, ages 6-13. The clinic will run from 10:30 a.m. to noon and will include putting, chipping and swinging stations, an opportunity to meet the upcoming HRVHS team and other day-of discounts at the golf course. For details contact Mark Gradin at 541-386-7770.

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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



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