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April 25, 2013
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Umpqua Valley Report for April 25


Pettibone third in

Pear Blossom Run

Jill Pettibone of Roseburg finished third among the women in the 37th annual Pear Blossom Run on April 13.

The 45-year-old covered the 10-mile course in 1 hour, 2 minutes, 39 seconds. Her 22-year-old daughter, Sam, was the seventh female finisher in 1:06.40.

Marci Gage of Bend, a former Phoenix High runner, won the women’s race in 58:03. Former Glendale High and University of Oregon standout Rosa Gutierrez, now living in San Jose, Calif., was fifth in 1:05:45.

On the men’s side, David Laney of Ashland was the winner in 52:18. The top Douglas County finisher was Eric Olson of Winchester, who placed 190th by time in 1:16:50. Other area male and female runners to finish among the top 400 were Steve Huff of Canyonville (211th, 1:17:30), Colin Benson of Roseburg (253rd, 1:19:02), Joel Snelling of Glendale (256th, 1:19:10), Stacie Truitt of Roseburg (314th, 1:21:12), Andrew Madaus of Glide (325th, 1:21:43), Kristana Lee of Roseburg (375th, 1:23:32) and Matt Riding of Glide (388th, 1:23:54).


Skaters excel at

Northwest invite

The Roseburg Skate Team, representing Parkview Skating Center, fared well at the Northwest Figure Invitational last weekend.

Alyx Mowder won titles in Open B Creative Solo Dance, Elementary A Girls Singles and Elementary A Creative Solo Dance. Eleanor Shipley won the Tiny Tot Singles and Tiny Tot Figures divisions, Raechel Warren won Open A Creative Solo Dance, Christi Warren won Classic Ladies Figures and Sekora Whittle won Freshman Sophomore Ladies C Figures.

Placing second were Mowder in Elementary A Girls Loops, Rachael Warren in Open B Creative Solo Dance and Rosa Lefeiste in Freshman Sophomore Ladies B Figures. Finishing third was Penney Shipley in Juvenile A Girls Figures, Juvenile B Girls Figures and Juvenile Girls Circle Loops.

Skating lessons are held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday at Parkview Skating Center, 1151A Stewart Parkway. Information: 541-957-8436.


Davis gets ace

at Stewart Park

Rolland Davis of Roseburg scored a hole-in-one on the par-3, 154-yard No. 7 hole at Stewart Park Golf Course on April 15.

The shot was witnessed by Curt McClain and Steve Soares.


Stockhoff Memorial

golf set Saturday

The ninth annual Harold Stockhoff Memorial Golf Tournament, a four-player scramble, is scheduled for Saturday at Umpqua Golf Resort.

A 9 a.m. shotgun start is planned. Cost is $75 per player, which includes golf, use of a cart, lunch and door prizes.

All proceeds benefit the Umpqua Community College Scholarship Fund. Information: 541-459-4422, or email at


Roseburg Jamm

tournament coming

The inaugural Roseburg Jamm basketball tournament will be held June 15-16 at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley, 1144 NE Cedar St.

Cost is $200 per team for the double-elimination tourney, with a minimum of five players on a team. Registration deadline is May 16.

All proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs and the Local 110 Firefighters Community Fund.

Information: 541-440-9505.


Sutherlin Valley Rec is seeking a summer baseball/softball director, which would entail approximately eight weeks of work.

There’s some financial compensation. Information: Zada, 541-459-8262.


The Riddle Chamber Benefit Run, a 5K and one-mile fun walk, will be held on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.

The race will start and finish at the Riddle High School track. Race-day registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $20, which includes a T-shirt.

All proceeds benefit the Riddle Area Chamber of Commerce. Information: Mike McCarty, email at

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