YAKIMA – Players from the northern Olympic Peninsula were on the losing end of a 36-12 result in a clash of the West and East teams in the Earl Barden All-Star Classic, the football game from all states for class 1B to 2A players.
West struggled to run the ball against a fierce East defensive line, totaling minus-2 rushing yards.
Port Angeles’ Daniel Cable had three carries for four yards while East Jefferson’s Logan Massie rushed twice for minus-2 yards.
East Jefferson linemen Chris Fair and Marshall Graves also participated, along with Dalton Kilmer of Forks.
Saturday 3v3 Tournament
FORKS — A 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Saturday as part of Forks’ old-fashioned July 4th celebrations.
The tournament will take place on the courts of Tilicum Park or inside Spartan Gym, if it rains.
Registration will start at 9 a.m.
There will be separate boys and girls divisions for players in grades six through eight and for high school students.
Tournament winners will receive a T-shirt. The registration fee is $10 per player, with a maximum of four players per team. Proceeds benefit Forks High School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball programs. For more information, contact Rick Gooding at 360-780-0310.
Pickleball game in Forks
FORKS — The game of pickleball will be part of Forks’ old-fashioned Fourth of July weekend, with games at both Tilicum Park pickleball courts on Saturday.
The second annual “Paddle Battle in Forks” will run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
To register, call Steve Bennett at 360-460-7424.
Forks Fun Run planned
FORKS – Forks’ 4th of July fun run will start at 9 a.m. in the parking lot behind Mocha Motion on Forks Ave.
Registration is from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. for the 1 mile, 5 km or 10 km run/walk.
Admission is $10 with proceeds going to United Way of Clallam County.
The event is sponsored by the Forks Community Hospital United Way Committee.
For more information, call 360-640-5333.
Durant is looking for the trade
Kevin Durant may be looking for more titles elsewhere.
Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision that will no doubt have teams scrambling to put together offers for the perennial All-Star.
ESPN first reported Durant’s trade demand, citing Phoenix and Miami as two of his favorite destinations.
The bombshell came hours before the start of the NBA’s free agent period.