The Aberdeen Smittys will host their Vern Jark Tournament this weekend at Fossum Field.
The three-day, four-team, round-robin tourney with a championship round Sunday will kick off at 4:30 p.m. Friday with Groton vs. Madison, Minn. In the second game at 7 p.m., the Smittys will play Rapid City Post 320.
Saturday's schedule is Past 320 vs. Groton at noon; Post 320 vs. Madison at 2:15 p.m.; Smittys vs. Groton at 4:30 p.m.; and Smittys vs. Madison at 7 p.m. The third and fourth seeds will play at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and the top two seeds at 3 p.m.
Eureka road race
The third annual Patriot 5K Road Race and three-mile walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. July 4 at the Eureka Track Complex.
Registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Pre-registration by July 1 is $10 and same-day is $15.
Details: kv023.k12.sd.us or contact Kaci at 605-284-2426.
10th annual Bull Run
The 10th annual Aberdeen Family YMCA Bull Run will begin at 7 a.m. July 23 at the Y.
Events: half marathon, 10K, 5K, fun walk, Pump 'N Run, and munchkin run. Costs: $25 for 19 and older; $15 for 18 and under; $10 for walkers and munchkins ages 3-12; or $60 as a family rate.
Register: at the Y, aberdeenymca.org or day of the race in Y parking lot starting at 6:30 a.m. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-225-4910.
HALL OF FAME
NSIC honors Don Meyer
Don Meyer of Northern State will be inducted into the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Hall of Fame July 13 at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud.
Meyer also was recently honored by his Nebraska high school in Wayne. They retired his No. 44 basketball uniform and gave him a replica of the jersey and honored Meyer with a lifetime achievement award.
A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the ceremony at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25 at NorthernSun.org. Registration deadline: July 1. See the 2011 class and inductees from NSU in Scoreboard on Page 2D.
State bowling jamboree
The annual South Dakota state bowling jamboree and honors banquet will be July 22-23 at the Royal River Casino in Flandreau.