Sports in brief 7/27

Raceway to host Hall of Fame reunion

The annual Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame Reunion and spaghetti feed is scheduled for today at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma.

The spaghetti feed, open to the public, will run from noon until 3:30 p.m. at the Borden-Seabert Exhibition Hall located at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds. An auction and raffle are also planned.

Proceeds from the events will go to the Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame organization. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children in the 7-15 age group. Children 6 and under will be admitted free.

The event will precede the second day of the Northwest Modified Nationals. Racing begins at 6:30 p.m.

PFL all-star, title game on tap

The Pacific Football League all-star and championship games are scheduled for today at Aberdeen’s Stewart Field.

Several members of the Grays Harbor Bearcats will play in the all-star game, scheduled for 2 p.m. Washington will meet Oregon in this contest.

The Bellingham Bulldogs will face the Springfield Buzzards in the PFL championship game. That contest is planned for 7 p.m.

Mason begins state Legion today

Mason Baseball of Aberdeen will open competition in the state American Legion Senior AA Division Baseball Tournament today in Walla Walla.

Mason will face the defending champion Burlington Sox in an opening-round contest at 4 p.m.

Twin Harbors Junior golf tourney planned

Registration is being planned for the inaugural R. James Paul Twin Harbors Junior Golf Championship, scheduled for Aug. 5-6 at two area courses.

Open to boys and girls in the 8-17 age group, the tourney begins Aug. 5 at Willapa Harbor Golf Course in Raymond and concludes Aug. 6 at Highland Golf Course in Cosmopolis. Boys and girls in the 8-11 age group will play nine holes each day. The 12-14 and 15-17 divisions will compete in 36-hole tourneys.

The tournament is named in honor of the late Jim Paul Sr., who was instrumental in the formation of area junior golf programs.

The entry fee of $20 per player includes green fees and lunch. Further information may be obtained by phoning the Highland (612-3432) or Willapa Harbor (942-2392) pro shops.

Monte youth soccer deadline nears

Montesano Youth Soccer registration concludes Wednesday. Players must be registered by that time to ensure participation in the fall season.

Registration information may be obtained accessing the organization’s website,

Nolan Sand honored on academic team

Nolan Sand of Hoquiam has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for college golf.

Sand, who plays for The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, Calif., was named to the NAIA team. Golfers must be a junior or senior academically, compete for at least three years at the collegiate level, participate in at least 50 percent of his team’s competitive rounds and/or a national tournament, have a stroke average of no worse than 77 and maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be in good standing at his college or university and be of high moral character.

A former Hoquiam High golfer, Sand majors in liberal studies, business and Bible.

Youth basketball camp set for Aberdeen

The Aberdeen Parks & Recreation Basketball Camp is scheduled Aug. 5-8 at the Grays Harbor College gym.

Open to boys and girls who will be entering the fourth through sixth grades, the camp will run from 1 to 3 p.m. daily. Former Grays Harbor College men’s coach Gary Arthur and current Choker assistant Jonathan Hubbard will conduct the clinic.

The registration fee of $40 includes the cost of a T-shirt. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Aberdeen Parks & Recreation Department at 537-3230 (weekdays) or Doug Farmer at

Daily World staff reports