LOCAL EVENTS

Basketball

southern oregon showcase — Tryouts Sept. 1 at the Grants Pass YMCA. For info, contact Brant Minor at 503-708-4871 or email 3bhoopcamp@gmail.com.

mba fall basketball leagues — Sept. 21-Nov. 3 for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Costs $300 per team or $45 per player. Practice and sign-ups begin Sept. 17. Deadline is Sept. 20. For info, call Manny Crump 541-499-5749 or visit www.mannysbasketball.com.

Cycling

medford bmx community track — Weather permitting, races each Wednesday and Sunday. Registration 5-6 p.m. Open to all American Bicycle Association members. For more info, call 541-261-5727.

Golf

rogue valley stroke play championships — Aug. 24-25 at Centennial Golf Club. The 36-hole medal play event costs $130. For info, contact Chris Daggitt at 541-210-2020 or email cdaggitt@centennialgolfclub.com.

southern oregon championships — Aug. 27-Sept. 2, at Rogue Valley Country Club. Ages 16-up. Entry costs range from $225 to $275. To register, sign up at www.rvcc.com under the club info/2012 SOGC tab or call 541-772-4050.

caddies and spotters needed — For Southern Oregon Golf Championships. Caddie school 9 a.m. Aug. 24 for 10-up. Spotters to be paid and must be available Aug. 27 to Sept. 2. For info, call Rogue Valley Country Club at 541-772-4050.

raider club shootout — At Rogue Valley CC. Auction dinner is Sept. 16, 5 p.m. Four-person scramble is Sept. 17 with 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. tee times. Registration deadline is Sept. 9. For info, call Bobby Heiken at 541-552-6824.

american red cross tournament — Sept. 20, 9 a.m. at Eagle Point. For info, call Amy Thuren at 541-779-3775, ext. 305 or email amy.thuren@redcross.org.

crater high boys basketball tournament — Sept. 21, 9 a.m., at Stone Ridge. Four-person team with tee sign is $500, individuals are $100. For info, email Glenn Johannes at glenn.johannes@district6.org.

Hockey

s.o. spartans SEEK host families — The Southern Oregon Spartans junior hockey team is seeking familes to host players ages 16-20 from around the country for the upcoming season. Families receive monthly stipend. For info, call 541-282-8430.

rogue valley youth association — Accepting coach applications for all age groups. For info, email John at orhockey@aol.com or visit www.usahockey.com/rogue_valley.

hockey lessons — Saturdays at The RRRink. For info, call 541-770-1177 or visit www.therrrink.com.

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.

Rowing

ashland junior rowing crew — Registration for boys and girls for 11-week fall season. Costs $230. Visit www.ashlandrowingclub.org/juniors or call 541-621-2210.

Running

the color run — The 5K run is Saturday at the Jackson County Expo/Fairgrounds. Pick up packets at check-in party Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Sport Authority. Run/walk solo for $45, $40 per person for teams. For info, call 855-662-6567.

rogue valley challenge 50k/100k relayS — Aug. 31. The 100K is 6-9 a.m. at Blue Heron Park in Phoenix. Teams up to 10. Costs $25 per person by Aug. 18, $30 after. The 50K is 11 a.m.-noon at Madrone Trail Public Charter School on 3070 Ross Lane. Teams up to 10. Costs $25 per person by Aug. 18, $30 after. 50K high school relay is 10:30 a.m. at Madrone. Teams of 5-10 with one-third female. Costs $12. For info, call Mike Davis at 541-535-6968 or visit www.sorunners.org.

firehouse five foundation's remembrance 5k — Sept. 14, 8 a.m. at Blue Heron Park in Phoenix. Costs $15, $20 after Aug. 30 entry deadline. For info, call Janelle at 541-601-6358 or email info@fhffoundation.org.

the rogue run half-marathon — Sept. 22, 8:10 a.m. in Talent. All participants receive goodie bag. Visit www.theroguerun.com to register.

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.

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.

ymca Free family night — Third Friday each month, 6-8 p.m. at the Rogue Valley Family YMCA. For info, call Holly Hawley at 541-772-6295 or email hhawley@rvymca.org.

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.

mpr youth and adult tennis lessons — For ages 7-up. Costs $39 for three-week session. For info, call 541-774-2400 or visit www.playmedford.com.

Volleyball

southern oregon volleyball officials association registration — Register online at www.arbitersports.org. For info, call Alan Ringo at 541-779-6867.


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