Other Area Sports

Slow Pitch Softball

The Diamond and Dust Slowpitch Softball Co-ed Tournament will be held August 26-27 at the Gallup Sports Complex. Double Elimination. Awards. Entry fee:$175. Deposit of $100 due by August 4 and remaining balance due on August 18 to guarantee a spot. For more information, contact Vernon at (505) 870-2665—cell or (505) 722-7831—work; or Theresa at (505) 863-1337 or (505) 726-2624. Cash and prizes drawn hourly for participating athletes.

27th Annual Louis Tewanima Footrace

The 27th Annual Louis Tewanima Footrace will be held Monday, September 4, 2000. One and two mile; 5K & 10K. Race starts 7:00 a.m. (MST) For more information contact Lynette Shupla at (520) 734-9324 or Laura Torivio at (520) 734-9215

Greeting the Sun Challenge

This 10K, 5K and 2-mile fun run/walk will be held at Hopi Jr./Sr High School, Keams Canyon, on Saturday, September 9. The challenge begins at 6 a.m. (MST). $10 per race. Registration: 5:30 a.m.. T-Shirts to all participants. Awards to top ten male/female finishers in each category. call (520) 738-5111, ext. 236 or 251. All proceed go towards the Extra Effort Program. Sponsored by the Hopi Jr./Sr. High School Security Department.

Chuska Challenge Mountain Bike Tour set for October

The 6th annual Chuska Challenge mountain bike tour will take place in the Navajo Nation's Chuska Mountains in October.

The tour, a fully-supported event, includes two days of biking in some of the reservation's finest high country on October 7 and 8. Views on the ride extend across the Four Corners region as bikers travel through the mountain meadows and scenic valleys of the Chuska Range, which is located on the Arizona/New Mexico border. The ride begins and ends at the Tsaile, Arizona campus of Dine' College, where meals and lodging are available on the evening of the 6th.

Riders will be treated to full break stations and day guides along the route, hearty meals throughout the weekend, spectacular campsites and native entertainment.

The ride benefits Tour de Rez Treks, a non-profit organization that provides outdoor adventure programs for youth on the Navajo Nation.

For more information about this unique biking experience, contact Kathy at (520) 338-1702 or Tom at (520) 697-3800.

See our Wednesday, August 23rd issue for a complete high school sports schedule.

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