The sports and recreation committee had its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Sidney Chamber of Commerce. A variety of topics were discussed, some of which were at a later date and some of which are as soon as this week.

Eastern C Divisional volleyball begins play at Sidney high school on Thursday morning, Nov. 7. The first match will start at 10 a.m. Each team participating in the will play two matches regardless and go through Saturday, Nov. 9, to determine the championship winner.

Volunteers are expected to arrive by 9 a.m. at the high school on Thursday to set up.

The Damon McLaughlin Memorial Hockey Tournaments are set to begin on Friday, Nov. 8. Bantam hockey, kids under 15 years old, is first up this weekend followed by the PeeWee (under 13 years old) hockey tournament next weekend on Nov. 15 – 17. On the weekend of Nov. 22, the Girls under 19 will play. A thanksgiving break will be held in before the final two hockey tournaments, which will consist of junior gold/Midget (under 18 years old) starting on Dec. 6 and Squirts for kids under the age of 10, wrapping the tournaments up starting on Dec. 13.

Richland Youth Hockey will host the tournaments located at 601 Seventh Avenue SW in Sidney.

The next sports and recreation committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 8 a.m.

In other news

Radio station 94 is expected to broadcast the Eastern A volleyball matches.

Eagle Invitational for basketball will be held Friday, Dec. 6.

Junior Gold State hockey is slotted to be held in February 2020.

Class C State Golf is scheduled for May 2020.

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