Sports Briefs

3-on-3 tourney

set for Aug. 30

The second annual Silverdale Shootout 3-on-3 basketball tourney is now accepting registrations. The event is Aug. 30-31 and registration is accepted up to the day of the event.

Players of all ages and skill levels can compete in the recreational or competitive divisions.

School-aged teams will be grouped by grade, while post-high school hoopsters will group by age ranges (18-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50 plus).

The event also is still looking for sponsors. A variety of sponsorship packages are available to businesses, from a presenting sponsorship to an individual court sponsor. Some event proceeds benefit United Way, CK Food Bank and the Navy Wives Club.

For more information, call (360) 698-1000, e-mail or visit the shootout’s Web site at

Whale of a Run

to aid Hospice

Registrations are now being accepted for the 2008 Whale of a Run. The Whale of a Run, sponsored by The Doctors Clinic, benefits Hospice of Kitsap County.

The races are July 26 during Whaling Days. The 4-mile run, which begins at 8:45 a.m., costs $15 for registrations, while the 1-mile, which begins at 8:50 a.m., is $10. Both increase by $2 for day-of registration. The dashes, which begin at 9:30 a.m., are $2 in advance and $3 day of. Registration is available at Kitsap Sports, Silverdale Cyclery and online at For more information, call (360) 698-4611.

Paddle Kitsap

event coming

Paddle Kitsap 2008 takes place Aug. 1-2, with kayakers going from Port Gamble to Poulsbo.

Registration is open now through July 25 and costs $225 per person.

That includes a tent site in Kingston for two nights, the shuttle to Port Gamble, two days worth of meals and entertainment, a Paddle Kitsap shirt, maps, guides and boat decal and more.Kayak rentals also are available.

For more information or to register, visit or call the Olympic Outdoor Center at (360) 697-6095.

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