The third annual Cherry Days softball tournament is scheduled for July 6-7 at Volunteer Park in Paonia. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Paonia High School wrestling program. A men's wood bat tournament will be held Saturday, July 6, and the co-ed tournament (men use wood bats only) on Sunday.

Both tournaments begin at 8 a.m. sharp. Gold and Silver brackets are determined by first-round losses.

Games are limited to one hour and each team is guaranteed three games. Cost is $250 per team, with a payout of $500 to the gold bracket winners. For details, contact organizers Nate Wiggins at or 270-4298, or Eric Neal at or 778-0748.

And, another reminder, don't forget to sign up for this year's 5k run/walk scheduled for July 5.

Registration commences at 6 a.m. and the race starts at 7 p.m. sharp.

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