SPORTS IN BRIEF: Baseball tournament in Jacksboro

Premier Player Sports, a new tournament provider based in Nocona, will have the “J-town Throwdown” on Oct. 3-4.
United States Specialty Sports Association sanctions the tournament.
There were will Double-A and Triple-A teams in divisions from eight-under through 16-under.
There will be a four-game guarantee and a D-Bat booth. First- through third-place teams will be given awards. Individual championship rings will be awarded to first- and second-place finishers.
The winner will receive a “Next Tournament Is On Us,” entry coupon, meaning Premier Player Sports will waive the team entry fee for any future event within a season.
This will be a fundraiser for the Jacksboro Youth Baseball Association, helping them improve their park facilities.
For information and to register, email, and log onto

Lake Arrowhead event Oct. 3

Lake Arrowhead State Park, located in rural Wichita Falls, will be having a “Take Me Outside” event from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 3.
Park staff and the members from the Rolling Plains chapter of the Texas Master Natualists are sponsoring this event.
There will be outdoor activities such as disc golf, fishing, geocaching, guided plant and nature hikes, monarch butterfly tagging and the Operation Game Thief Wall of Shame will be present.
The normal park entry fee will be waived for this morning event.
For information, call Lake Arrowhead State Park at 1-940-528-2211.

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