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Sports announcements
The Shamrocks 10 and under fast pitch softball team is holding tryouts for the 2014 season on Sept. 22 at 9:30 a.m. at Oregon’s William P. Coontz Recreation Complex. Contact Ben Madrid at 419-290-4725 or mbshamrocks@bex.net.

Tri-Motors of Oak Harbor and the Oak Harbor High School Athletic Department have teamed up again this year to host a Drive 4 UR School event on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the high school. For each test drive of a Ford vehicle that day, the athletic department will receive $20 from Ford Motor Company. Also, several school groups will be on hand conducting games and contests.  Finally, the Oak Harbor Athletic Booster Club will be on hand giving a hot dog and drink to anyone that test drives a car.

The Lake Athletic Boosters Golf Scrambles will be Oct. 6 at Chippewa Golf Club with check-in at 12:30 p.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $65 per person. The first nine holes for the four-man teams are shambles, the second nine is scrambles. The first 28 paid teams are in, and dinner is included and served afterward. All proceeds benefit the student-athletes of Lake Local Schools. Call Ed Blank at 419-508-9693.

The Inaugural Jim Vassar Memorial Golf Tournament will be Oct. 5 at Spuyten-Duyval Golf Course, Sylvania, followed by a steak dinner and viewing of the Ohio State at Northwestern football game. Proceeds benefit ProMedica Hickman Cancer Center, Rotary Foundation, and American Brain Tumor Association. Cost for an individual golfer is $85, for dinner and to watch the game only is $30. Contact Pat Gory at 419-320-2114 or patgory@yahoo.com or visit www.vasmangolf.com.

Pre-sale ticket prices for all Clay league football games, set by the Three Rivers Athletic Conference, are $6 for adults and $4 for students and seniors. These discounted tickets for all varsity regular season games will be available for sale from the athletic departments of each TRAC member school during the week of the game until the closing of school on the day of the game. At the gate, tickets are $7 for adults, students, and seniors. Contact Scott W. Grau, TRAC secretary, at 419-270-3325 or tracsecretary@gmail.com.

factory farms manure

Environmentalists say manure from factory farms plays a major role in feeding dissolved phosphorous to Lake Erie's harmful algae. Factory farms should be:
This poll is expired and voting is closed.
Shut down (8 Votes)
Regulated more strictly. (12 Votes)
Current regulations should be better enforced. (6 Votes)
Left alone-they contribute to the economy. (3 Votes)
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