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Youth football – flag football 5-6 years old: All games for flag football are in Las Vegas. Here is the schedule:

Oct. 8, noon, at Ed Fountain #8 vs Meyers; Oct. 15, 2 p.m., at Frias Park Field #2 vs Jones; Oct. 22, 2 p.m., at Frias Park Field #2 vs Seahawks; Nov. 5, 2 p.m., at Frias Park Field #2 vs Avengers; Nov. 12, noon, at Ed Fountain #8 vs Pavicich; Nov. 19, noon, at Ed Fountain #8 vs Meyers.

Middle school football results: RCMS played Meadows on Sept. 25. The game was called in the third quarter. The Sharks (3-0) won 36-0. The next game is at home on Oct. 8, at PVHS and starts at 4 p.m.

Bowling News: Nugget Bowling Center: Joe Matassa bowled a perfect game on Sept. 9 at 8:19 p.m.

Dominique Maloy: “Youth Sports Experience” is offering a month-long athletic development program that will assist athletes of all ages, sports, and skill levels in maximizing their athletic capabilities and potential.

WHEN: Every Saturday and Sunday the ENTIRE month of October, from 2:30-4 p.m., (7th-12th graders) and 4-5:30 p.m. (3rd-7th graders). WHERE: PVHS PRACTICE football/soccer field.

PRICES: Signup/payment due on day athlete participates – $100 month, $30 weekend, $20 day.

Contact me directly for more info/questions dominiquemaloy@yahoo.com Want to know what this is about, we will have a story about this next week.

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