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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 AlumniFootballUSA.com or contact Albert Ettedgui at 888-562-0622.

forest grove will host 5k run/walk

The Forest Grove cross country program will be hosting a twilight run/walk event on Thursday, July 28.

The annual Viking Vengeance will include a 5K run and walk with a free .45-mile kids' run. The course starts at Forest Grove High School and follows a flat route of mostly roads and sidewalk.

Pre-registration will cost $15, while day-of-event registration will be $20. A gift T-shirt is available for an additional $15. An awards ceremony will follow the race with ribbons awarded in five-year age divisions.

Registration materials are available online at www.active.com/running/forest-grove-or/viking-vengeance-5K-walkrun-2011.

For more information, contact Sue Fleskes at 503-313-4024 or Ralph Brown at 503-357-2075.

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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