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  • Central Point resident and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Scotty Pollacheck recently partnered with Petrolhead Apparel.
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  • Central Point resident and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Scotty Pollacheck recently partnered with Petrolhead Apparel.
    The partnership will include advertising on Pollacheck's entry for this weekend's event at Route 66 Raceway near Joliet, Ill.
    Pollacheck merchandise will also be available at a souvenir trailer on the midway, as well as at petrolheadapparel.com.
    After a career-best sixth place finish last year, Pollacheck is off to a strong start in 2014. Through the first five events of the season, he has a runner-up, a semifinal and a quarterfinal finish. Pollacheck enters Joliet as the sixth-ranked rider in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class and sits 23 points behind his teammate, Matt Smith.
    The Petrolhead Apparel line is the result of a partnership between Ben Carey and Bill Windam. Australian native Carey, the lead guitarist for the band Lifehouse, is a motorsports fan and California-based Windham is also heavily into drag racing and motorcycles.
    ASHLAND — USA Olympian Ken Chertow will conduct his Gold Medal Summer Training Camp at Southern Oregon University July 5-8.
    Chertow will teach wrestlers ages 6-18 with the help of SOU head coach Mike Ritchey.
    Chertow is a three-time NCAA All-American and three-time NCAA Academic All-American at Penn State University. He has been coaching wrestling full-time for over 25 years, and in that time he has coached the Penn State and Ohio State wrestling teams, as well as many Olympians.
    For more information, call 814-466-3466 or email camps@kenchertow.com.
    The Southern Oregon Spartans hockey team has signed three players for the 2014-15 season.
    They are Anton Ivehed, Tymen Edelkoort III and Tyler Spencer.
    Ivehed is a 5-foot-10, 175-pound left-shooting defenseman from Linhamn Hockey Club in Sweden with four years of junior hockey experience. Edelkoort, from Smithville, Ontario, Canada, is a 5-11 200-pound goaltender. Spencer, from Clinton Township, Mich., is a left-shot forward who returns from last year.
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