Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Sports summary

Adams Gulch Run is Saturday

     The 36th edition of The Elephant Perch’s Adams Gulch Run is Saturday, June 8 on a 4.2-mile course starting and finishing near the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood on Saddle Rd. across from the Wood River YMCA parking lot in Ketchum. It starts at 10 a.m.

     Organizers will record finishing times at the end of the free family-oriented event. There will be no prizes given.

     Last June on a cold, rainy and snowy morning in Ketchum, there were 39 runners paced by 22-year-old Taylor Sundali (24:44) and Chelsea Holmes (29:17).


Sawtooth Relay arrives Saturday at Ketchum park

     The 22nd annual Sawtooth Relay finishes its 62-mile route from Stanley to Ketchum Saturday, June 8 on the lawn at Atkinson Park.

     Six-member teams and individual athletes start their trek from Stanley’s elementary school in the early morning hours Saturday. They finish at the Ketchum park between noon and 5 p.m. Entries are limited to 310 six-member teams and five solo athletes. The post-relay party at the park features food, drink and music.

     Sawtooth Relay is a non-profit corporation benefiting two charities—the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation and Idaho Donor Network. Organizers invite people to register as organ donors at the Web site.


Ketchum Coed Soccer League final deadline today

     Today, Wednesday is the final registration deadline for the 2013 Ketchum Coed Soccer League. Register at Sturtevants in Ketchum or online at Men and women ages 18-and-over are welcome. The league is non-contact and open to all skill levels. Games are played Wednesday evenings from June 12-Aug. 14 on fields in Ketchum and Hailey. League fee is $69 per player.


Boxing Party fundraiser Friday in Bellevue

     USA Grappling Academy of Bellevue is holding a Boxing Party Fundraiser on Friday, June 7 with fights starting at 7 p.m. at the 713 N. Main St. location. Admission is $10. The event is open to all ages and skill levels. Headgear and boxing gloves are provided. Call 720-3519 to sign up.


Get sports physicals at St. Luke’s Clinics

     June is a good time to plan ahead and get the required sports physicals for student-athletes at Hailey’s Wood River High School and Wood River Middle School.

     St. Luke’s Clinic locations in Hailey are offering extended hours this month and occasional weekends to accommodate your schedule and to avoid long wait times at other times of the year. All physicals are conducted by the St. Luke’s team of medical professionals.

     Call to schedule an appointment through June 28 at one of two St. Luke’s locations—Family Medicine at 788-3434 or Family Practice Associates 788-3200. Maximum out-of-pocket cost is $25 by taking advantage of this student rate.

     You must provide at the time of appointment an Idaho high school athletic form along with immunization records. Forms are available at both the high school 578-5020 ext. 2295 and middle school 578-5030 ext. 2336.


Open Doubles, Reverse Coed volleyball June 15-16

     The Wood River Volleyball Club benefits from Open Doubles and Reverse Coed Volleyball tournaments set for Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16 at Sagewillow Farms in Elkhorn. Plans also call for having a barbecue, drinks and music.

     Action in Men’s and Women’s Open Doubles begins Saturday, June 15 at 9 a.m. (check-in starts 8:15 a.m.). The Reverse Coed 4s tournament is Sunday in competitive and recreational divisions. Format is pool play followed by seeding into Gold, Silver and Bronze divisions. Cost is $40 per team (Men’s, Women’s and High School divisions) in the Open Doubles play, and $80 per team in Reverse Coed. If you have a net that can be used, you get half off your personal entry fee.

     Call Lauren 208-869-8383 or email her at laurenbourgeau7@gmailcom, or call Kristyn Rutland at 721-2437 or email

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