AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: EJ youth football and cheer camp set this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — East Jefferson Rivals Youth Football League will hold a football and cheer camp — plus offer registration for both for the fall season — at a two-day camp this weekend.

The camp will be held at Memorial Field in downtown Port Townsend with ages 4 to 8 attending from 10 a.m. to noon and 9- to 12-year-olds attending from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

The camp is $40 per participant and includes a hot dog, chips and water.

The camp will be instructed by members of the East Jefferson Rivals high school football and cheer teams.

Attendees should wear athletic clothing and bring extra water and snacks.

Season registration information will be provided at the camp.

East Jefferson Rivals Youth Football and Cheer is open to all children in east and south Jefferson County.

Those unable to make the camp can attend a regular season registration session at HJ Carroll Park in Chimacum from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday or 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Big Hurt registration

PORT ANGELES — People can sign up for the Big Hurt before Sept. 1 to avoid a price increase in registration fees.

The Big Hurt is an endurance event in and around Port Angeles on Sept. 24 that entails a 15-mile mountain biking leg in the hills above Port Angeles, a 2.6-mile kayaking leg in Port Angeles Harbor, a 30-mile road cycling leg and a 10K run on the Olympic Discovery Trail — A total of 53.8 miles of racing.

People can do the race solo in an “Ironman” division or be part of a two- to four-person team. It is run by Peninsula Adventure Sports.

The cost is $95 for Ironman divisions, $65 (per individual) for teams and $35 (per individual) for a high school team.

People must also register by Sept. 1 to be assured of a race T-shirt in their size.

People can register online by going to

Softball title game

PORT TOWNSEND — Justice League and Arrow will play again for the Jefferson County Parks and Recreation adult softball tournament championship at 6:30 p.m. today at HJC Park.

Justice League forced the final playoff game by beating Arrow Monday night. Arrow had gone into that game unbeaten in the tournament.

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