June 6, 2017 Comments Off on Briefly Outdoor Events


Tournament benefits Young Life

A benefit bass tournament for NWA Young Life will be held from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Beaver Lake out of Hickory Creek Marina.

Entry fee is $50 per boat. There is a $1,000 guaranteed first place prize, $500 for second, $300 for third and $250 for big bass.

Register on tournament morning on by email to or call 479-466-4659.

Pair win bass


Wade Reed and Fred Carnes won the Everett Team Trail bass tournament held at Beaver Lake on May 27. They had five bass that weighed 19.66 pounds.

Aaron Stanphill and Andy Stanphill were second with five bass at 18.88 pounds. Jeff Cook and Scotty Patton placed third with five bass at 18.5 pounds.

Fourth through 10th, all with five bass, were: fourth, Charlie Fredrick, David Frank, 18.37; fifth, Phillip Stone, Brian Vaughn, 18.23; sixth, Mike White, Larry White, 17.85; seventh, Michael Hubbard, Justin Mc-Clelland, 17.71; eighth, Allan Shannon, Warren Edwards, 17; ninth, Joey Penzo, John Taylor, 16.84; 10th, Jeff Kositzke, Mason Kositzke, 16.36.

Hill Hikers walk


Ozark Hill Hikers, affiliated with the American Volkssport Association, invite all walkers to join a 5-kilometer or 10-kilometer walk in Bentonville on Saturday. Registration is at 8 a.m. at Casey’s General Store, Central Avenue and Southeast J Street in Bentonville.

Fishing day set

for June 17

A family fishing day at Lake Bentonville will be held from 9 a.m. until noon June 17.

The free event, hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, was postponed from Saturday because of the weather forecast for rain.

While fishing is the focus of the event, there will be live music, Domino’s Pizza and commission staff on hand with prize packages, including fishing gear.

Call 479-252-1986 for more information.

Registration open

for bike ride

Registration is open for the fall Square 2 Square Bike Ride 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16.

The event is a 30-mile fun ride on the Razorback Regional Greenway between Bentonville and Fayetteville. Organizers anticipate approximately 1,700 participants for the fifth ride this fall.

Participants must register in advance and will receive a T-shirt, water bottle and finisher medal. Registration for ages 14 and more is $25 and $15 for ages 9-13. Children under 8 do not need to register. Fees increase by $5 on Aug. 14.

Online registration can be found at

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