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Ridgerunner football now selling stadium seats

Grove Public Schools athletic director Will Jones has announced that stadium seats for the upcoming 2011 football season are now available.

Those that purchased seats last season can renew their seats until May 1. After that date, all unreserved seats will be open to the public. Until May 1, only seats that were not sold last season are available to the general public.

The cost for stadium seats is $100 per seat and includes all five home games for the 2011 season.

To purchase or renew your stadium seat contact the athletic office at 918-786-4832.

Coed softball tournament being held in Miami

A coed slow pitch softball tournament will be held at the Miami Softball Complex on March 19 beginning at approximately 10 a.m.

The tournament will benefit a 10-and-under baseball team.

The entry fee is $125 per team and each team must have seven men and three women. Rosters and money are due by March 17. Winners will receive t-shirts.

For more information contact Dustin at 918-533-0586.

Local American Red Cross chapter to host pair of fundraisers

The Craig, Delaware and Ottawa County chapter of the American Red Cross will be holding fundraisers in March and April.

The Harlem Ambassadors will be holding a basketball show at Vinita High School on Friday, March 25. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Tickets bought in advance are $8 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Tickets are $2 more if bought at the door. Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more.

Tickets can be purchased at the American Red Cross office in Vinita or at Carter’s Food Center in Vinita. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 918-256-6143 or 918-200-5413.

The American Red Cross will also be hosting a golf tournament at Shangri La on Friday, April 29. Tee time is approximately 1-1:30 p.m.

The entry fee is $400 per team. Corporate sponsorships are $500, which includes a team of four plus a hole sponsorship. Hole sponsorships without a team are $200 each.

An after party and awards ceremony will be held at Road Hog Saloon after the tournament.

Call 918-256-6143 or 918-200-5413 for information.

Patricia Island Ladies Golf Association Meeting

The snow has melted….The weather is warming up…Time to think GOLF! All ladies who are interested in playing 18 holes of golf every Thursday are invited to attend our organizational meeting at the Patricia Island Golf Club clubhouse on Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m.   Come and meet a great group of ladies, who love the game. The first day of play will be April 7.

Grand Lake YMCA hosting Challenge

The Grand Lake YMCA is hosting its inaugural Grand Lake Challenge on April 2 and 16 in Grove. Teams of 10 will compete in dodgeball, a 5K, track events, horseshoes and more.

Each participant must be 18 or older and will receive a t-shirt. The entry fee is $400 per team.

Sign up at the YMCA office, located at 206 Elk Street in Grove. Call 918-786-5774 for more information.

Rosters must be turned in by March 23.