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Jan 17,2006
With its year-round guided trips, Over the Hill Gang International, a club that draws members age 50 and over from all over the world, aims to keep its members young at heart with fresh new adventures every season. To usher in its 2005-2006 season, OTHGI is heading to southwest Colorado in August for its San Juan Mountains Easy Adventure trip. The journey includes a hike to a backcountry lake, a ride on a steam train, ... [full story]
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Jan 31,2006
(NewsUSA) - For many, the arrival of winter is simply something to suffer through until the warmer months of spring and summer. But for others, cold weather signals a time to dust off the skis, grab the snow gear and head outside. While winter sports like skiing and snowboarding can be intimidating for beginners, especially if they're learning from a friend or family member who's not trained in these sports, package deals and multi-day lift tickets ... [full story]
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Feb 09,2006
(NewsUSA) - Balmy spring temperatures lure avid boaters and anglers back to local lakes and streams. Early-season boating, however, introduces a risk that isn't as prominent during the summer months: perilously cold water. "Spring is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors as long as you go prepared," says Bob Gonsalves of the recreation boating Web site www.familyfunonthewater.com. "While the air temperatures may be mild, boaters should keep in mind that water temperatures ... [full story]
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Feb 09,2006
(NewsUSA) - You rush to get your children to their football game only to find out that it's been canceled. Why weren't you notified in advance? When sports and recreation directors make last-minute schedule changes, such as canceling a game due to inclement weather or having to change practice times, they may have to inform several people at the same time. But with limited time to spread the word to players, parents, coaches and officials, some ... [full story]
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Feb 09,2006
(NewsUSA) - A new national organization is providing a fun way for former football players to stay active and in the game. American Football Alumni unites former high school, college and professional players and coaches so they can reconnect with old teammates and make new friends. But besides its extensive networking opportunities, the organization offers members information and support on how to use their football disciplines to further themselves personally, professionally and financially. To date, there's been ... [full story]
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Mar 08,2006
Central Oregon Hotshots head coach, JJ Anderson announced the signing of two players to the squad today; 6'8" guard/forward AJ Stallworth, a NBA Summer Camp-bound player and current leader of the ANBL's Georgia Grizzlies and 6'9", 265 lb. forward/center, Anthony "Teon" Knox, a former star of the England Basketball League.   Stallworth, a graduate of Life University in Marietta, Georgia, currently competes with the Georgia Grizzlies, in the American National Basketball League after having played with ... [full story]
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Mar 15,2006
If you are seeking to get away from the daily grind, then let your hair down and get on a boat. According to a 2005 survey conducted by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, boating ranks among the top three stress-relieving activities, along with road trips and exercise. Half of respondents who enjoy or have been boating said the best thing about boating is that it lets them spend time in nature and the outdoors, while 25 percent ... [full story]
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May 10,2006
The end of the 2005-06 Mt. Bachelor ski and snowboard season will coincide with the traditional start to summer this year.  Mt. Bachelor announced that the resort will complete winter operations on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.  On-mountain festivities will celebrate the holiday and wrap up a season that has tallied more than 500 inches of snowfall to date. “We’re pleased that avid enthusiasts can book their May and Memorial Weekend getaways to combine skiing, snowboarding ... [full story]
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May 22,2006
Twenty-two IBL teams will be invited to All-Star Game & Championship Tournament to be held in Elkhart, IN starting on July 13th and ending on July 16th. IBL teams will also enter one participant in both the Three-Point Contest and the Slam Dunk Contest. For ticket and hotel information contact the Elkhart Express at (574) 522-9911. Bend Oregon Central Oregon [full story]
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May 27,2006
Basketball:May 25th, ThursdayThe Central Oregon Hotshots defeated the Portland Chinooks 132-123 in overtime during their last game of the season.  Baseball:May 24th, WednesdayIn the State Baseball Playoffs, Class 4A Redmond beat Sheldon 5•4 and Class 3A Madras won over McLoughlin 9-2. The Bend Lava Bears lost to the West Linn Lions 7-6. Softball:In the State Softball Playoffs of Wednesday, May 24th, Class 3A South Umpqua beat Madras 6-5 and Class 2A-1A Vernonia whipped Culver 5-0. Golf:Ron Hegge got a ... [full story]
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May 27,2006
This is a time of year - with the NBA and NHL playoffs in high gear - when role players and unlikely heroes can make pivotal contributions to championship efforts. With that in mind, we have compiled our list of 10 of the most unlikely sports heroes - athletes who made names for themselves based almost exclusively on putting forth their best efforts on the biggest stages. These are athletes who have come from out ... [full story]
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May 27,2006
The key to a good putting stroke is keeping the wrists solid and still.  But that can be easier said than done.  A friend of mine used to be way too ÒwristyÓ in his putting stroke but now his wrists stay completely solid throughout his entire stroke, making him a much more consistent putter.  He told me the following drill helped him a lot: ·         Set up to your ball as you would for a regular ... [full story]
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May 31,2006
Four San Diego State students recently logged on to a computer and did what thousands of other college students do these days during their spare time. They were having fun on MySpace.com, posting personal party pictures and commentaries about life in college. Some included references to drinking alcoholic beverages and snide remarks about recent soccer practices, according to a student colleague of the four. But because the four students were athletes - in this case women's soccer ... [full story]
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