SPORTS BRIEF: Golf ball drop fundraiser will benefit Decatur football June 8

The Decatur High School football program is hosting a fundraising event called Great Balls of Fire Golf Ball Drop. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Decatur football field on June 8.

People can purchase charity golf balls, which will be dropped by a local fire engine above the football field. Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest will be in attendance and measure for the prize-winning ball. There are up to nine chances to win various prizes, including the grand prize of $2,500 by having the closest ball to the bulls-eye. You don't need to be present to win.

One golf ball costs $10, five balls are $45 and 11 balls are $90. Go to to purchase or donate. For more information, contact All proceeds support the Decatur football team.


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