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The Oregon Jr. Eagles Travel Baseball program will hold tryouts for the 2009 under 11, 12 and 13 teams on Aug.  17 at the Oregon recreation facility on diamonds 5 and 6.
       
U11 evaluation will be noon to 2 p.m.; U12 from 2-4 p.m. and U13 from 4-6 p.m.
       
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Eric Curavo first began shooting when he was 9 years old and has been competing in shooting events since he was 11. 

"It's what I'm good at,” Curavo said. “It's my hobby. I love competing. I love competition and I love winning.” Now 18, the 2008 Lake High School graduate made his mark July 20-31 at the 101st National Matches at Camp Perry near Port Clinton. 

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Former Oregon mayor and Oregon Municipal Court judge Don Petroff owns several guns, so technically he could be compared to the legendary Judge Roy Bean of the Old West.

“Only without the hanging tree,” Petroff joked. 

Petroff, 70, has found his niche outside of politics in the sport of trapshooting. On June 21, he captured the state singles title (for any age group) at the State Singles Championships sponsored by the Ohio Trapshooting Association. The annual event was held at the Cardinal Center in Marengo, Ohio.

“It's the finest state shooting facility in the country," Petroff said.

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Giving money to people along road

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