Sports in brief 10/10

Grizzly alum cross country billed Saturday

A total of 23 schools are scheduled to compete in Hoquiam’s annual Grizzly Alumni Association Cross Country meet Saturday at Sea Breeze Oval.

The event begins at 9:15 a.m. with an open 5-kilometer run for adults and children. Registration for that portion of the event begins at 8:30.

The high school portion of the event begins with the frosh/soph race at 11:15 a.m. It will be followed by the girls junior varsity at 11:50 and the boys junior varsity at 12:35 p.m.

The girls varsity race is planned for 1:10 p.m., followed by the boys varsity at 1:45 p.m. A middle school race at 2:15 p.m. will conclude the program.

Hoquiam, Elma, Ocosta, North Beach and the Willapa Harbor schools are among the teams scheduled to compete.

Wrestling clinic due in Aberdeen

A Grays Harbor wrestling technique clinic is scheduled for Oct. 27 at Aberdeen’s Sam Benn Gym.

Oregon State University assistant coach Troy Steiner will conduct the clinic, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A four-time All-American at Iowa who won an NCAA championship in 1992, Steiner achieved a career record of 148-13 at 134 and 142 pounds.

The clinic is open to area high school and youth wrestlers.

The registration fee of $25 per athlete includes the cost of lunch. Checks should be be made payable to the Aberdeen High School Wrestling Booster Club.

While registration is scheduled for 8 a.m. the daily of the clinic, participants are asked to rsvp via email to Mike Machowek ( no later than Oct. 19. That email should include their name, grade level, years of experience and weight.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Machowek at the above email address or by phoning 581-3930.