Community sports briefs

Rodeo

Bain, Cardoza in the money in Denver — Culver bareback rider Brian Bain won the second performance at the National Western Stock Show Rodeo in Denver on Jan. 17 with an 83-point ride. Terrebonne roper Russell Cardoza placed second in the tie-down roping event during the rodeo’s third performance, turning in a time of 9.2 seconds.

WEIGHTLIFTING

Summit grad to lift at national junior championships — Josh Brandt, a 2012 graduate of Bend’s Summit High, will compete at USA Weightlifting’s 2014 National Junior Championships on Sunday in Denver. Now a sophomore at Boise State University, Brandt is one of 24 competitors in his 85 kilogram (187 pounds) weight class.

Baseball

Elks need host families — The Bend Elks, Central Oregon’s summer collegiate baseball team, are looking for host families for the upcoming 2014 season. If interested, send an email to caitlin@bendelks.com.

Senior Events

Bend awarded 2014 Oregon Senior Games — Registration is now open for the 2014 Oregon Senior Games, which will be staged in Bend June 19-22. The Olympic-style event is open to athletes who are 50 or older. Sports at the 2014 senior games include swimming, track and field, pickleball, tennis, archery, racquetball, table tennis, and bowling, to name a few. Go to www.visitbend.com/seniorgames for more information.

Football

Raider fan group to help veterans — The Bend Oregon Raider Nation (B.O.R.N.) will be volunteering Feb. 8 at Newport Market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., collecting donations for the Central Oregon Veterans Outreach. B.O.R.N. is accepting non-perishable foods and camping gear, such as tents, tarps, sleeping bags, backpacks and small camping stoves.

Gymnastics

Acrovision boys standout in Eugene — Acrovision’s boys team produced two individual all-around winners at the Winter Invitational in Eugene on Jan. 18. Zane Viles was the all-around champion in the boys Level 5, 7-8 year old division and Nathan Vezina took first in the all-around in the boys Level 5, 9-10 year old event. With Viles and Vezina leading the way, Acrovision’s Level 5 boys placed first as a team.

—Bulletin staff report