Sports briefs from the week of August 23rd
Lion Fall Preview
The St. Helens Athletic Department will have pictures and scrimmages on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 24 for each of the athletic teams with the exception of cross country. Events vary depending on the sport. The event is open to the public, and is free of charge. There will be a booster BBQ after the football scrimmage.
8:30 a.m. - Volleyball, Girls Soccer
9:00 a.m. - Boys soccer
9:30 a.m. - Football, Cheer
9:00 a.m. - Volleyball, Girls Soccer
9:45 a.m. - Boys soccer
10:30 a.m. - Football, Cheer
Scappoose Football Scrimmage
Tribe football will hold their annual scrimmage on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 24 following their photo session. The event is open to the public, and is free of charge. The scrimmage is set to begin around 10:30 a.m.
Shank-o-Potomouses win seventh golf league title
The Shank-o-Potamuses exceeded their self-deprecating team name to win the St. Helens Mens Club Summer Golf League title on Monday.
The squad beat the Tuesday Night champion Lions Club 5-3 to earn their seventh title.
Were the oldest team out there, team captain Gary Wight said. Weve been together 33 years29 as Midway Electric and the last four as Shank-o-Potamuses. This is our seventh title in that time.
Team members include Wight, David Wight, Bob Fancher, and Bob Grams. They beat the Lions Club team of Jeff Timmons, Jerry Belcher, Mike McCoy and Jimmy Jeffrey.
The club championship for individuals is slated for this weekend, Aug. 24-25, 18 holes each day. The first tee-off time is 8 a.m. on the No. 1 hole. There is no shotgun start. Sign-ups can be made on the phone by calling the Wildwood Golf Course or in person at the golf course.