Port Angeles pickleballer Steve Bennett achieved a rare feat at the Washington State Senior Games in Lacey last weekend. Bennett won three gold medals in his three pickleball events in the ages 75 to 79 bracket, including mixed doubles with Jane Meadows of Redmond.

Port Angeles pickleballer Steve Bennett achieved a rare feat at the Washington State Senior Games in Lacey last weekend. Bennett won three gold medals in his three pickleball events in the ages 75 to 79 bracket, including mixed doubles with Jane Meadows of Redmond.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles pickleballer wins three golds at Senior Games

LACEY — Port Angeles’ Steve Bennett had a productive weekend at the Washington State Senior Games, winning gold medals in all three of his pickleball events in the 75-79 age group.

Bennett teamed with Redmond’s Jane Meadows to finish first in Mixed Doubles, with Sequim’s Bob Sester (Men’s Doubles) and also claimed gold in the Singles category.

River Center benefit

SEQUIM — The fourth annual River Center Charity Golf Tournament is set for Aug. 27 at The Cedars at Dungeness

The four-person scramble is $100 per person. Fee includes cart, range balls, box lunch, prizes and green fees. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the tourney starts at 9:15 a.m.

Proceeds help support programs at the Dungeness River Nature Center in Sequim.

Register at 7cedars.com/ river-center-charity-tournament.html?evtd=2022-08-27.

For more information, call 360-683-6344.

Deer Run 5K set

PORT HADLOCK — Naval Magazine Indian Island will host the installation’s annual Deer Run 5K and one-mile Fun Run on Saturday.

The event is free and open to the public.

The race will have a one-mile paved course, where strollers are permitted, and a 5K course on an unpaved route where strollers are not permitted.

No dogs are allowed on the installation.

Participants will be able to enter Indian Island’s main gate, across Flagler Road from Indian Island County Park, starting at 8:30 a.m. A valid form of identification, such as a driver’s license or other state- or federal-issued identification with a picture, is required for entry and registration. Visitor parking will be available on base.

Day-of registration will begin at 9 a.m., with race kickoff at 10 a.m.

The top three male and female participants to complete the race will receive awards, and all participants will receive a free commemorative Deer Run lanyard.

A limited supply of race T-shirts will be available for purchase with a credit card or exact change only, while sizes and quantities last.

Indian Island command merchandise, including coffee mugs, T-shirts, patches and coins, will also be available for purchase with cash only.

Prohibited items on the base include drugs or drug paraphernalia including marijuana and marijuana products, alcohol, weapons such as firearms or pocket knives, coolers, backpacks, drones or cameras with telephoto zoom lenses.

For more information, contact Naval Magazine Indian Island Public Affairs Officer Julianne Stanford at 360-867-8525 or julianne.e.stanford.civ@us.navy.mil.

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