Sports briefs

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 11:42 a.m. CDT

Schedule changes

Thursday’s boys track meet at Martensdale-St. Marys was one of several events featuring area teams that was cancelled because of weather. Creston and Mount Ayr were both scheduled to compete in the meet.

The Creston boys track team also tried to get several entries into Waukee’s track meet Thursday, but that meet was postponed as well.

The Creston/O-M tennis meets with Audubon for Thursday were postponed. No makeup date has been announced yet.

The girls track meet at Corning and and the coed track meet at East Union scheduled for Thursday were both postponed as well.

The Creston/O-M home golf meet against Clarke scheduled for today has been rescheduled for April 29 at Crestmoor Golf Club.

Bearcat event

The Southern Iowa Chapter of Northwest Missouri State University Alumni & Friends Anniversary Social will be held Friday, April 26 at Crestmoor Golf Club in Creston.

Social hour is 6:30 p.m. followed by a buffet meal at 7 p.m. featuring salads, entrees and dessert.

A short program will follow the meal with Dr. Matt Baker, director of student affairs, along with Mr. Jill Baker, principal of Horace Mann; Scott Nielson, associate athletic director for Development/External; Polly Howard, director of Alumni and Donor Relations; Brenda Untiedt, Alumni Relations/Advancement communications specialist; and Lorrie Long, development officer.

Cost is $15 at the door. Proceeds will cover meal costs and contribute to the Southern Iowa Chapter scholarship fund. RSVP is appreciated for an accurate count for dinner.

RSVP by April 23 in Creston with Darin Goins at 816-260-7565 or darin_goins@hotmail.com; in Mount Ayr with Joan Jackson at 641-344-7905; or in Lenox with Dennis Bunch at 641-414-0058 or bunchhardware@lenoxia.com.

Slowpitch softball

The Creston men’s slowpitch softball league will begin either on May 17 or May 24.

Anyone interested in entering a team in the league this season should contact Cody Downing at 641-344-7576.

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