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Starz Studio of Performing Arts receives
31 awards at national dance competition
 
CARISSA CHRISTENSEN
"AMERICAS FAVORITE PASTIME" | Starz Studio of Performing Arts dancers who performed in "America's Favorite Pastime" were, front, from left, Alexa Easley, Kendra Dumsky, Briena Kim, Alexa Hernandez; middle, Kinley Backlund, Cara Clemens, Zachary Eisenreich, Madeline Schefers; back, Nina Crabtree, Angel Duong, Kyra Hernandez and Kyra Jagels.
 
Starz Studio of Performing Arts recently returned from a week-long national dance competition in Ames, Ia. Forty-nine dancers and their families attended the Bravo National Dance competition where a total of 72 routines were entered.
Competitors from across the country attended, and more than 600 routines competed toward the title of "Best in the Midwest."
Students from Starz were recognized multiple times and brought home more awards and recognition than they have ever received in 18 years of competition. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
CHAMPIONS | Grand National Champions for the production "Spellblock Tango" were, from left, Reese Servi, Halle Harshman, Shelley Kreisler, Victoria Rodriquez, Sophia Patrick, Kaylee Holt, Allie Hale, Taryn Backlund and Kassidy Beal.

 
 
Little League football to hold sign-ups
 
Oak Grove Little League Football sign-ups will be from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Oak Grove Market. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Girls softball registration open through August 12
 
Oak Grove Girls Softball registration is open through August 12.
All players will be placed in an "unassigned" category while registration is open and will be assigned a team at the close of registration; there is a "requesting coach" line within the system to use to request a coach/team.
There are three age divisions: Coach/Pitch, 7-8 years old; 1st division, 9-10 years old; 2nd division, 11-12 years old. Age is based on the player's age on January 1. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Registration open for fall baseball
 
Oak Grove fall baseball registration is open through August 12.
League will play a minimum of eight games scheduled for Sundays.
Recreation division has t-ball, machine pitch, 10U, 12U, 14U and 15- to 17-year-old leagues. Ages are t-ball, 4-6 years; machine pitch, 7-8; 10U, 9-10; 12U, 11-12; and 14U, 13-14. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
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