Ridgerunners football scrimmage  Friday night

The Grove Ridgerunners will have their second and final football scrimmage Friday night at Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa.

The seventh and eighth grade will begin at 5 pm at the practice field just south of the game field, while the freshman team will scrimmage on the game field at the same time.

The junior varsity will scrimmage at 6pm, followed by the varsity at 7 pm, both on the game field.

The scrimmage will feature Metro Christian, as well as Grove and the host Comets. The evening will being with 10 minute sessions from the opponents' 40 yard line. This session will last for apporximately one hour.

That will be followed by 25 minute  sessions that will utilize the entire field. This session will last approximately two hours.

Bishop Kelley is located at 3905 S Hudson Ave. in Tulsa.

Commerce to defend title at Welch Invitational

WELCH — Defending champ Commerce heads up the field for the Welch Invitational softball tournament that gets started Wednesday.

The Lady Tigers rolled to an 11-0 victory over Oklahoma Union in the title game.

Thursday’s first-round games include Commerce vs. Foyil, 4 p.m.; Afton vs. Oklahoma Union, 5:30 p.m.; Fairland vs. Verdigris, 7 p.m., and Welch vs. Ketchum, 8:30 p.m.

Play continues through Saturday’s 2 p.m. title game.

Realtors to host golf tourney

The 14th annual Northeast Oklahoma Board of Realtors Golf and Give Tournament will be held at Patricia Island Golf Club on October 6, 2010. The four person scramble will tee off at 9:00 a.m.

The cost is $75 per person fee includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, continental breakfast and lunch after the tournament.

Prizes will be awarded in championship, A, and B flights. Limit of 25 teams.

All proceeds will go to organizations in Northeast Oklahoma in need.

Hole sponsors are also needed for the event. The $275 fee will include a professional sign with sponsor’s name, thank you announcements before, during and after the event, and various print and website advertising. Registration and payment must be received by September 23 to allow for the preparation of signs.

Contact Penny Sternbeck at 918-801-8807 or penny.sternbeck@crye-leike.com or Dana Thomas at 918-801-2542 or at dana@grandlakehome4u.com.

GHS stadium seats for sale

The Grove Public Schools’ athletic department is currently selling exclusive stadium seating for the upcoming Ridgerunner football season.

The price is $100 per seat for the entire season of five home games. Of that price 25% will go to the GPS athletic department. The rest of the proceeds will go to the Touchdown Club, which imported the seats from the old Busch Stadium in St. Louis and had them installed at Ridgerunner Stadium last year.

“This is a big fundraiser for us,” Grove athletic director Will Jones said. “Last year we sold out and it’s a big priority for us to sell them out again.”

For more information or to purchase seats, call the athletic department at 918-786-4832. Tickets that have been purchased are now available for pickup in the athletic office. at Grove High School.