Sports in Brief

Academic football title for Monte

Montesano has received the state academic football championship for the 1A classification.

The Bulldogs wound up with a 3.563 grade point average. Varsity team members included Shad Rogers, Jordan Bussard, Tristan Darst, Ben Ohashi, Matthew Jensen, Noah Ewing, Riley Olsen, Cody Olsen, Hutton Napier, Tanner Birdsall, Zack Nelson, Skye Jefferson, Richard Smith, Trevor Sittler, Anthony Louthan, Elliot Mendenhall, Jacob Izatt, Brandon Creamer, Jed Travers, Tucker Ibabao, Jacob and Cody Sampair, Drew Helms, Austin Travers, Nathan Nussbaum, Evan Bialkowsky, Jake Massoth, Oscar Hernandez, Kenny Roy, Matthew Peoples, Wes VanDiver, Mason Loman, Isaiah Pellegrino, Michael Granstrom, Jeff Varness, Robert Sprinkle, Donovan Wargo, Lone Wakeman, Graham Chambers and Patrick Donnelly.

Bobcat football banquet set

Aberdeen High School’s football awards banquet is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the high school cafeteria.

A potluck meal will be served, with parents of each class providing dishes (lasagna for seniors, dessert for juniors, salad for sophomores and garlic bread for freshmen). Water and coffee will be provided, with soft drinks available for purchase.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Tina Logan at (360) 500-6586 or Amy Harris at 581-0494.

Rec basketball registration opens

Registration is being accepted for the Aberdeen Parks & Recreation Department’s adult basketball league.

League play begins in January, with 12 games scheduled. All players must be at least 18 years old.

A registration deadline has been set for Dec. 14. The fee is $769.64 (including tax). League information may be obtained on the Parks & Recreation website —, by phoning 537-3230 on weekdays or by emailing

Salmon limit increased for Naselle River

The daily bag limit for coho salmon will be increased on the Naselle River beginning next month, the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife announced.

The new limit, effective Dec. 1, will be six fish of at least 12 inches, with up to three adults. Only two of the adult fish may be wild coho. Chum and wild Chinook must be released.

Fish & Wildlife officials determed that the coho return to the Naselle River and hatchery is sufficient to meet conservation goals and hatchery egg take needs while allowing additional harvest to occur in the river.