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Scappoose Hall of Fame this Saturday

The Scappoose Athletics Department will induct the members of the 2015 Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 11. The reception begins at 6 p.m. in the foyer outside the auditorium at the high school, with the ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m.. The event is free to the public.

Eight individuals will be inducted, along with the 2007 softball team, which took second in the Class 4A softball playoffs under the direction of coach Dean Smith.

The individuals include Mark Westrick, Denny Farmer, Nich Fancher, Rob Broberg, Zachary Mock, Terry Gallagher, Tom Valet and George Hafeman.

Wildwood Lady Golf Association opens new season

The Wildwood Ladies Golf Association, formerly the St. Helens Womens Golf Association, will begin their weekly matches on Wednesday, April 15 at noon, with golf beginning at 12:30 p.m.

According to a press release, the association is a “nine-hole group” and is intended for entertainment and the chance for friendly competition, and is open to golfers at all skill levels.

The association also participates in a handful of invitational tournaments.

For more information contact Maureen at 503-397-4957 or msloan34@comcast.net.

Brent Buss wins Johnny’s Spring Salmon Derby

A salmon weighing in at 19.8 pounds was enough to win Brent Buss the crown in the Johnny's Bar and Grill Spring Salmon Derby on Saturday, April 4.

Jackie Pomery came in second with a fish weighing 16.7 pounds, and Randy Blaser finished third at 16.5 pounds.

More than 100 sportsmen competed, with 20 fish being caught and over $1,800 in cash and prizes being awarded.

One lucky sportsman, Henry Parks, won a random drawing for $100 from the names of the sportsman who turned in a fish, but didn't get into the top three spots.

Scappoose softball fundraiser collects shoes

The Scappoose High School softball program will continue their shoe drive through the end of April, providing an interesting opportunity to get rid of some gently-worn but unused footwear.

Shoes must be in pairs and in good condition. No metal spikes or cleats will be accepted. Donations can be brought to a number of local businesses in Scappoose during business hours, including Les Schwab, the Post Office and Erhardt Physical Therapy. Donations can be made in St. Helens at the Columbia County Transfer Station, or at CrossFit St. Helens.

Donations can also be made at the Scappoose Middle School or at the St. Helens US Bank on Saturday, April 11 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The fundraiser will go toward new team equipment and gear. According to a team release, the fundraiser is the first of its kind in Columbia County.

Scappoose JV Softball still undefeated

The Scappoose JV softball program has yet to lose a game during their 2015 campaign, beating Astoria and sweeping two games against Waldport and moving to 7-0 on the year. They’ve outscored their opponents 72-12.

The Indians will host Corbett on April 10 in their next game.

St. Helens girls soccer holds garage sale

The St. Helens High School girls soccer program will host their second-annual garage sale at the beginning of May.

The fundraiser was a large chunk of the program's fundraising efforts a year ago.

Donations for the garage sale will be accepted until Friday, May 1, and can be made at the high school on Saturday, April 11 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. next to the tennis courts. The fundraiser accepts just about anything, with the exception of weapons and firearms.

The sale itself will take place on May 2 and May 3 in the high school gym. Hours on Saturday, May 2 will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., while hours on Sunday, May 3 will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.