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Sportshorts for Saturday, May 25, 2013


Fundraiser at Timber Creek on June 14

The fifth annual Swinging for the Arts fundraising golf outing is June 14 at Timber Creek Golf Course in Dixon.

Registration is $65 per golfer, and proceeds will benefit The Next Picture Show. For more information, call Executive Director Bonnie Kime at 815-285-4924.

Red Cross benefit June 22 at Shady Oaks

The Err-Sker-Ber golf tournament, a fundraiser for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help victims of the Oklahoma tornado, is June 22 at Shady Oaks Golf Course in Sublette.

Cost is $50 per golfer. Call Mike Lahey, 815-440-5236, to sign up or for more information.


Polo junior tackle selling 50/50 tickets

Tickets are on sale for a 50/50 raffle to benefit Polo junior tackle football.

Tickets are $5 apiece, $10 for three or $20 for seven, and the drawing will be Aug. 3. Call Keith Webb at 815-297-3485 for more information.


Evanston withdraws in wake of sexting

The Evanston High School athletic director pulled the baseball team from the playoffs after “inappropriate photos” of girls at the school were distributed among players, officials said.

The team was supposed to play Taft in the first round of playoffs Friday. But the school informed the IHSA that it would forfeit the game – and the playoffs – because there were “not enough players to play the game,” said IHSA assistant executive director Craig Anderson.

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