January 16, 2002 11:00 pm


UNION A parent/athlete shooting camp for basketball players in grades 4-6 will be held Saturday morning at Union High School.

The camp will help parents learn to help their children shoot an ideal shot using nine teaching points, and deal with shot mechanics and trouble-shooting.

The camp for boys and girls runs from 9-10 a.m.

For information call Dan at 963-6324.


IMBLER Three boys and three girls, ages 8-13, won the first round of competition Saturday and were named Union County champions in the annual Elks Hoop Shoot.

First-place trophies were awarded to boys and girls in each of three age groups. Approximately 50 shooters, all winners at their respective schools, participated in the county shoot.

The classes, their winners and the scores are:

Boys, 8-9 years old, Tanner Greene, Riveria School, 13/25.

Girls, 8-9, Sarah Bowers, Imbler, 14/25.

Boys, 10-11, Bradley Townsend, Elgin, 18/25.

Girls, 10-11, Megan Bedard, Greenwood, 11/25.

Boys, 12-13, Kaden Titus, Union, 17/25.

Girls, 12-13, Kymee Braseth, Greenwood, 12/25.

The six champions advance to the district contest Feb. 2 in Hermiston, where they will compete with other winners from throughout Eastern Oregon.

The Elks Hoop Shoot began as a local program in Corvallis in 1946 and is in its 30th year of national competition. More than three million boys and girls are expected to participate this year.