Soccer players

Soccer players gather at Hailey’s Keefer Field to celebrate the arrival of new soccer goals made possible through a donation by The Kiwanis Club of Hailey and the Wood River Valley. Posing with them are soccer coach Larry Schwartz (standing at rear, right) and Kiwanis vice president Bob Wiederrick (rear, left).

Kiwanis Club donates for new soccer goals

    The Kiwanis Club of Hailey and the Wood River Valley has donated $2,398 to Hailey Soccer for the purchase of new soccer goals for Hailey Parks. Soccer coach Larry Schwartz and Bob Wiederrick, Kiwanis vice president made it happen, according to a press release.

     The new soccer goals made it possible for the young athletes to play on an official-sized field for the first time.


Adult indoor soccer meeting is tonight

     Adult Indoor Soccer players and team representatives should attend a Blaine County Recreation District organizational meeting for the 2019-20 indoor soccer league.

     The mandatory meeting for new and returning teams is today, Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 6-7 p.m. in the café area of The Community Campus, Hailey.

     Kicking off the indoor soccer season, the bilingual meeting will schedule times for play and go over the league rules. Contact Katie Purdy 208-578-2273 or for details.


Sign up for Senior B+ and B Hockey Leagues

     Recreational ice hockey enthusiasts are asked to sign up through Sunday, Oct. 13 for the 2019-20 Senior B+ Hockey League (competitive) and Senior B Hockey League (little physical contact) that have games for ages 19-and-over alternating between Sun Valley and Hailey. Teams will be chosen by Oct. 18, with first games on Sunday, Oct. 27. Contact Jen at, or go to


Rotarun Ski Swap coming Oct. 19 to Hailey

     The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation stages its SVSEF/Rotarun Ski Swap on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sturtevants in Hailey. A total 25% of sales will benefit Hailey’s Rotarun Ski Area.

     Prospective sellers of ski and snowboard equipment and winter gear can now pre-register items online at You can also bring gear to Sturtevants in Ketchum or Hailey on Friday, Oct. 18 from 2-6 p.m.

     There will be a “Fire Sale” for one hour from 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Sturtevants in Hailey where all remaining items will be 50% off if approved by the seller. Unsold merchandise must then be picked up Sunday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.


Wood River Volleyball Club to hold Youth Clinic in December

     Coaches Kristi Vandenberg and Kristyn Rutland of the Wood River Volleyball Club have announced plans for a Youth Volleyball Clinic for girls and boys on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Dec. 3-19 at The Community Campus gym in Hailey.

     Times for kids in kindergarten through the 2nd grade is 4:30-5:15 p.m., while youth in grades 3-6 will meet from 5:15-6:15 p.m. on those dates. Cost is $40 per person. Register at the Blaine County Recreation District front desk in the Community Campus. Or contact Rutland at 208-721-2437 or


USA Hockey Officiating Clinic set for Sunday, Oct. 13

     A USA Hockey Officiating Clinic will be held Sunday, Oct. 13 starting at 9 a.m. at Hailey’s Campion Ice House. Register on the web site for Levels 1, 2 and 3. Any questions, contact Bobby Noyes at 208-720-1257.

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