Willamette Valley Christian was awarded the OSAA Sportsmanship Award at it match Oct. 13 against Falls City and given a $1,000 check.
The award is based on behavior by students, coaches, administrators and fans at OSAA events.
The Willamette Valley Boys Volleyball Club is hosting a clinic for boys interested in playing volleyball from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 24 at West Salem High School.
The cost is $5. To attend the clinic players must be registered with CEVA and athletes can register at http://www.cevaregion.org, though no experience is necessary.
The organization has been in existence for three years with a high school team and hopes to add a middle school age team this year.
Athletes of the week
The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Emily Schmelling and Stuart Aeschliman as its athletes of the week Oct. 16.
Schmelling, a senior goalkeeper for Sprague’s girls soccer team, had nine saves in a win against South, 13 saves in a loss to West Salem and 17 saves in a 1-1 tie with Forest Grove.
Aeschliman, a junior forward and midfielder for West Salem’s boys soccer team, scored two goals and had two assists in a win against Sprague, an assist in a 2-2 tie with South Salem and has six goals and five assists this season despite missing three games due to a broken thumb.
The group meets Friday mornings at Willamette’s Goudy Commons and the public is invited to attend.
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District cross country meets
Greater Valley: 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Bush’s Pasture Park.
Mid-Willamette: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crystal Lake Sports Park, Corvallis.
Oregon West: 11:50 a.m. Saturday at Willamette Mission State Park, Brooks.
3A/2A/1A Special District 2: 3:40 p.m. Thursday at Bush’s Pasture Park.
3A/1A/1A Special District 3: 3 p.m. Thursday at Bush’s Pasture Park.