LOCAL EVENTS

BASEBALL

medford rogues seek host families — Host families house college players for about 12 weeks beginning at the end of May. For info, call 541-973-2883 or visit www.medfordrogues.com.

southern oregon little league challengers — For children with physical and developmental/intellectual challenges, ages 4-18. Season begins Saturday, 9 a.m. at the Medford National Little League Fields. Coaches, volunteers and sponsors needed. For info, call Jennifer at 541-761-4014.


Basketball

ymca/kids unlimited volunteers needed — Those interested in coaching or officiating contact Gary Taylor at 541-772-6295, ext. 107. All volunteers must pass criminal background check and attend coaching clinic.

kids unlimited Developmental Academy — For grades 1-6, April 20-June 1. Costs $50. To register, call 541-774-3900 or visit www.kuoregon.org.

kids unlimited girls academy — Open to girls in grades 4-8 from all schools. Led by South Medford girls coach Tom Cole. Two times per week for eight weeks. Costs $75. For info, call 541-774-3900 or visit www.kuoregon.org.

kids unlimited girls developmental league — Eight-week academy open to girls in grades 9-12. Costs $60. For info, call 541-774-3900 or visit www.kuoregon.org.


Football

medford pop warner sign-ups — May 18 and June 22, 8 a.m.-noon at Cascade Athletic Supply Company. For grades 2-6. Costs $185. Sports physical and full-year report card required. Visit www.roguevalleypopwarner.com or email mpwfootball@hotmail.com.


Frisbee

ultimate frisbee — For boys and girls, ages 16-up. All skill levels welcome. For info, visit www.soupa.org or call Nathan Broom at 541-778-0418.


Golf

raider red zone shootout — May 4 at Eagle Point. Costs $130 through May 3 and $145 day of event. For info, email raiderredzone@sou.edu.

ethan jostad founDation tournament — June 1 at Eagle Point. Tee times at 7:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Costs $80 per player (four-person teams). Ask about hole sponsorships. Enter by May 17. For info, call 541-951-1104 or email elizabeth.cope@ethanjostadfoundation.org.

stewart meadows ladies twilight league — Tees off Wednesdays 4-5:30 p.m. Contact Dana Didericksen for more info at 541-601-8784.

centennial women's rose club — Thursdays, 10 a.m. Women ages 18-up of all skill levels. For info, call Vicki Capp at 541-601-7650 or visit www.centennialgolfclub.com.

stewart meadows ladies niners — Tuesday mornings. Call 541-770-6554.

equipment demo days — At Rogue Valley Country Club April 26 and Centennial April 27, 10-4 p.m.

black tornado softball benefit tournament — Sunday, 9 a.m. at Centennial. Four-person scramble. Costs $75. For info, call Tom Brousseau at 541-499-5494 or Brent Barry at 541-941-9889.

holmes/provost scholarship tournament — May 11, 1 p.m. at Rogue Valley Country Club. Two-person scramble format. Costs $100 per person. Funds go to Oregon Community Foundation for local student scholarships. Call 541-772-4050.

centennial senior spring championships — May 18-19 at Centennial. Costs $100 per player for 36-hole event for ages 50-and-up. Open to first 120 entrants. Entry deadline May 15. For info, contact Christ Daggitt at 541-773-4653 or email cdaggitt@centennialgolfclub.com.

southern oregon military appeciation tournament — May 25, 10 a.m. at Centennial. Four-person scramble format. Costs $80 per player. Benefits Wounded Warriors Project, Southern Oregon Veterans Benefit and Young Marines. For info, call Russ McBride at 541-778-3171 or Chris Daggitt at 541-773-4653.

middle school benefit tournament — June 17, 9 a.m. at Centennial. Benefits middle school athletic programs served by the Rogue Valley Basketball Officials Association. Four-person teams. Costs $100 per player. Entry deadline June 1. Sponsorships available. For info, call 541-941-4045.


Horseshoes

rogue valley horseshoe pitchers — Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., at Culver Park in Phoenix and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., in Rogue River. For info, call Alan Ringo at 541-779-6867.


Miscellaneous

MPR tot sports sampler — Parent-child interactive sampler for ages 3-5. Introduction to soccer, baseball/softball and basketball. Three Sundays per month. Costs $25. For info, call 541-774-2400 or visit www.playmedford.com.


Pickleball

rvcc — Open to public at Rogue Valley Country Club. Drop-in times are 6-8 p.m. Monday and Thursday, noon-2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays and 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturdays.


Running

lost creek trail runs — April 27, 9 a.m. at Joseph H. Stewart State Park. Includes 30K and 5K runs. Costs vary. Packet pickup 7:30-8:45 a.m. day of race. Preregister online at www.lctrailruns.com. For info, call Tyrone or Laura at 541-531-9406.

tough as nails mountain run — May 11 at Prescott Park on Roxy Ann Peak. The 10-mile run is at 8:30 a.m.; 5K at 9 a.m. Check-in and registration, 7:30-8:45 a.m. Prices vary, T-shirts available. For info, call 541-535-7212 or email gillette@jeffnet.org.

walk for williams awareness walk/5k run — May 18 at Hoover Elementary. Register 10:30-11:30 a.m.; run at 10:30 a.m. with walk at noon. Costs vary. Register online before April 26 for T-shirt. Benefits families affected by Williams Syndrome. Visit www.walk4williams.org, call Kristina McAuliffe 541-858-1086 or email kristinamalton@msn.com.

race for the ribbon 5k run/walk — May 18, 9 a.m. at Rail Road Park. Costs $15 if registered by May 11, $20 after. Register at www.getregistered.com. For info, contact Laura Rosendaul at 541-778-2255 or email labienz@yahoo.com.

run the ditch trail 5/10-miler — May 25 at Tunnel Ridge Trailhead. Sign-up 7:30-8:30 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Costs vary. Register at www.sorunners.com. For info, call Seth Weintraub at 541-899-7659 or Steve Goldman at 541-899-3232.

rooster crow run/walk — June 29, 8 a.m. at Beck Field in Rogue River. Includes 5K run or 2-mile run/walk. Fees vary. Preregister by June 21. Benefits Rogue River High basketball. Register at www.sorunners.org. For info, call Dave Ehrhardt at 541-621-6361.


Soccer

mpr kid kicks soccer clinics — Introduction to soccer for boys and girls ages 4-8. Mondays, 3-4 p.m. at the Santo Community Center. Costs $19. Call 541-774-2400 or visit www.playmedford.com.


Softball

central point little league — Register online at www.eteamz.com/centralpointlittleleague.

medford national little league — For ages 4-16. Register online at www.eteamz.com/MedfordNationalLL. For info, call 541-227-9426.

Rogue Valley senior softball — Costs $40 per player. Players assigned to teams based on experience and ability. For info, call Bill Cooper at 541-826-6067.

bear creek lock spring softball tournament — April 27-28 at U.S. Cellular Community Park. To register, email jason@bearcreeklock.com. For info, visit www.bearcreeklock.com/softball.


Swimming

rogue sharks — Year-round swim team coached by Tim Manley. For info, call Manley at 541-767-8517 or visit www.roguesharkswimming.com.

ymca lessons — Tuesdays and Thursdays. Financial assistance available. For info, call 541-772-6295 or visit.www.rvymca.org.

fitness group lessons — Avamere Health Club. For children and adults. Non-members welcome. For times, call 541-773-7718, ext. 400.

free ymca lessons for 2nd graders — For second-graders who have not learned to swim. Scholarships available for other ages. For info, call 541-772-6295, ext. 119 or visit.www.rvymca.org.

cascade community pool monthy lessons — Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4:30 p.m. and 5:30-730 p.m. Eight lessons costs $40. For info, call 541-826-2124.


Tennis

rogue valley swim & tennis club lessons — Group and private sessions available for ages 4-18. All levels welcome. Also, 10-under program. For info, call 541-734-2222.


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