Sports Briefs for Thursday, May 8

Rowe resigns AHS swim position

Rebecca Rowe has resigned as Aberdeen High School’s boys swimming coach, AHS athletic director Ken Ashlock announced.

Rowe intends to becoma a nuclear power officer for the Navy and will leave the area in July to enroll in officers candidate school.

A former Bobcat girls swimming standout, Rowe agreed to take over the boys head-coaching job last fall when district officials experienced difficulty finding a successor to Keith Lile, who resigned following the 2012-13 season.

Ken Waite Golf Tournament due Saturday

The Grays Harbor College Choker Club’s annual Ken Waite Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday at Grays Harbor Country Club.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., with the tourney opening at 1 p.m. The entry fee of $65 per person includes a barbecue pulled pork dinner, green fees, beverages during play and prizes.

Major tournament sponsors include Snell Crane, Rognlin’s, Corona Steel, Northwest Rock, Pacific Coast General Contractors and the Tacoma Rainiers baseball team. Proceeds from the event will go to Grays Harbor College athletics.

Three special raffles will be run in conjunction with the tournament — although participants are not required to play in or even attend the tourney to be eligible for the prizes.

Two tickets to the Seattle Seahawks-San Diego Chargers preseason game Aug. 15 at CenturyLink Field will be among the raffle items. That package includes an overnight stay at the Best Western hotel in Pioneer Square and a dinner for two at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle. Raffle tickets will sell for $10 apiece.

In addition, a $5 raffle package will include four tickets to a Tacoma Rainiers game (summit level seats that include food and beverages) a VIP parking pass and a night’s lodging at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma. Another $5 raffle package will include a tasting party for 12 people at the Wishkah River Distillery.

Raffle tickets may be obtained by contacing Margo Hood at 538-4066 or Tyler Gaston at 538-4207.

Razor clam dig set for May 13

The Washington Department of Fish &Wildlife on Wednesday approved eight days of digging, beginning May 13. Fish &wildlife gave approval for the series of digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed on any beach after noon.

The agency also announced a list of proposed digs, which would run May 27 through June 1. Final approval of these digs will depend on marine toxin tests that will be conducted closer to the start date, said Dan Ayres, Fish &Wildlife shellfish manager. The agency will announce final approval based on the results of the tests.

The upcoming digs are scheduled on the following dates, beaches and low tides:

May 13, Tuesday, 6:21 a.m., -0.6 feet, Twin Harbors

May 14, Wednesday, 7:02 a.m., -1.2 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 15, Thursday, 7:44 a.m., -1.5 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 16, Friday, 8:27 a.m., -1.7 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis

May 17, Saturday, 9:12 a.m., -1.7 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks

May 18, Sunday, 9:59 a.m., -1.5 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks

May 19, Monday, 10:50 a.m., -1.1 feet, Twin Harbors

May 20, Tuesday, 11:44 a.m., -0.6 feet, Twin Harbors

Daily World staff reports


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