neil armstrong football starting, alumni football games beginning, sunset grove ladies golf club

neil armstrong football starting

Neil Armstrong Middle School will begin football practices for the upcoming season this week.

Pre-season practices began on Monday and run from 5-6:30 p.m. each day this week. Practices will consist of conditioning, skill drills and equipment check out. All players must be registered by Friday.

Regular season, full contact practices will begin on Monday, Aug. 29 and will run from 3-5 p.m. for the remainder of the season. All practices will be held at the Neil Armstrong football field.

The first game of the season is on Wednesday, Sept. 14. There will be a parents meeting in the Neil Armstrong gymnasium on Sept. 8 at 5:15 p.m.

For more information, contact Cris Gwilliam at 503-997-1933 or Brad Collins at 503-209-2706.

alumni football games beginning

Ever dreamed of playing just one more football game? This is it.

Alumni Football USA is currently assembling teams of past high school football players to play one more full contact game against their old rivals this September - Banks vs. Astoria, Hillsboro vs. Glencoe, Forest Grove vs. McMinnville, Gaston vs. Vernonia, and many more.

Alumni Football organizes full contact games with complete high school rules, and the group will provide players with everything they need to play - field, full equipment, officials, announcers, emergency personnel and video personnel.

Only the first 40 guys on each team will get to play. All games in Oregon will take place in September. Game times and locations are yet to be determined.

To sign up, go to or contact Albert Ettedgui at 888-562-0622.

sunset grove ladies golf club

Sunset Grove Ladies Golf Club welcomes women golfers of all abilities over the age of 18. As a member, you will be able to play with the club on their Wednesday morning and Tuesday evening play days, attend club meetings and luncheons and the Annual Fall Banquet. You may also choose to play in Invitational Tournaments sponsored by other women's golf clubs.

In addition to regular play days, SGLG club holds a Spring Kickoff in April, a Spring Tournament in May and the Club Champion-ship in September. Every year on the first Wednesday of August SGLG club hosts one of the best invitational tournaments in the northwest.

Annual membership dues are $50. Green fees are $9 for seniors (62 and over) and $11 for all others. Members must be 18 years or older.

For more information, please contact Susan Hay at 503-590-4925.

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