January 21, 2009
Park City High School graduate Samantha Baker was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2008 semester at the University of Houston. Baker is a middle blocker for the University of Houston volleyball team.
Special needs hockey game
The Park City High School Hockey Club will play Skyline High School in the last home varsity hockey game for this season. The game is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at the Park City Ice Arena. The cost is $2 at the door. Prior to the game at 8 p.m., a sled hockey game will be held to showcase the players’ abilities. All proceeds go to support disabled hockey.
Medwar, medical adventure race, will be held Jan. 29 at the White Pine Nordic Ski Area. The event involves a test of athletic and wilderness medicine skills. Participants will cross-country ski, snowshoe as well as tackle seven medical scenarios testing their abilities to assess a patient injured during winter-sports activities, including splint, transport and emergency treatment of frostbite, ski accidents, avalanche burial and high altitude illness. Registration will be held the day of the race at St. Mary’s Church. Race will start at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Teams already signed up include emergency physicians from the University of Utah, pharmacists from the University of Utah, flight personnel from AirMed, guides from the National Outdoor Leadership School, and Summit County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue. Volunteers will be on-hand from the University of Utah Division of Emergency Medicine, Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue, and ski patrollers from Deer Valley. Visit http://www.medwar.org/utah/ for more information.
Sled hockey takes second
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The U.S. National Sled Hockey Team, of which Park City’s Greg Shaw is a member, lost a5-0 decision to Canada in the championship game of the 2009 Japan Four Nations Tournament. Team USA finished the tournament in second place.
Madden Bowl 2009
The South Summit Aquatic and Fitness Center (SSAFC) will hold Madden Bowl 2009 on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 9 a.m. Participants will compete in the Madden football video game in a tournament-style competition. All participants are guaranteed three games. Teams will be drawn randomly out of a hat and an X-Box 360 game console will be provided. The bowl starts at 9 a.m. Any person age 7 and up may participate. The cost is $5. To register, visit the SSAFC front desk during regular business hours. Registration will be held Jan. 12-24. Space is limited.
PC9 baseball tryouts
The PC9 Competitive Baseball organization will hold open tryouts for all age groups Jan. 24 through Feb. 28 at Basin Recreation Field House. Open tryouts will be held every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon and Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Tryouts are open to all ballplayers ages 7-14 in Summit and Wasatch counties. Final rosters will be set by the end of February. PC9 will be looking to field teams in the following age groups: ages 8 and under, 9 and under, 10 and under, 11 and under, 12 and under, 13 and under and 14 and under. The age cutoff date for each group is April 30. Open tryout times will be held for 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon and Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Tryouts for ages 12U, 13U and 14U will be held Saturdays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. Please bring a mitt to the tryouts. For more information, contact Matt Strader at 640-1877 or firstname.lastname@example.org.