SWEET HOME — Kendyl Stutzman, 17, was crowned the Sportman's Holiday festival queen during a coronation Thursday night at the Elks Lodge.

Kendyl, 17, is the daughter of Frank and Jennifer Stutzman. The Sweet Home High School student participates in track and soccer and is a Key Club member. Kendyl plans to become a nurse.

Other members of this year's court included princesses Kylie Armstrong, Jessica Coats, Bethany Gingerich and Jessilyn Thomas. All are students at Sweet Home High School. Chaperone is Kayla Rosa, who was the 2005 Sportsman’s Holiday queen and assisted chaperone Karla Burcham last year.

The court has already appeared at the Christmas parade, Trees for Scholars, Business After Hours and a school board meeting.

Sportsman's Holiday activities continue through the weekend.



7 p.m. — Annual Chips ‘N Splinters talent show. Dinner: 5:30; cruising to follow. Boys and Girls Club, 890 18th Ave. Admission: $5.


All day — Street fair; East Linn Museum rummage sale, 746 Long St.

8 a.m. — Elks Lodge breakfast, 440 Osage St.

8 a.m. — Rotary Club pancake breakfast, downtown.

10 a.m. — Grand parade, “Around the World”

11 a.m. — Chain saw artist, downtown

1 p.m. — Working Loggers’ Relay, Events Center, 4001 Long St.

Dusk — Fireworks over Foster Reservoir


8 a.m. — Elks Lodge breakfast, 440 Osage St.

8 a.m. — Horse play day, Events Center, 4001 Long St.

1:30 p.m. — Gospel Jamboree, Sankey Park, 877 14th Ave.