SOU INdivIDUAL LESSONS - Offered in one-hour sessions by SOU men's coach Brian McDermott and his staff for boys and girls in grades 6-12. May through November, with times to be arranged. One-hour lesson is $25 for a single player at a time, or $20 per player for a recommended two-to-three players at a time. Contact: McDermott, 552-8554 (days) or 482-4302 (nights).
GRIZZLY CAMP - For boys and girls, ages 8-11 at Ashland High. June 17-20. Runs from 8 a.m.-noon for ages 8-11 and noon-4 p.m. for ages 12-14. Cost is $50 for individual or $75 for two or more from the same family. Call 482-2377.
SOU BOYS BASKETBALL CAMP - For boys entering grades 4-8. June 17-21 at Ashland Middle School. Sessions run 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. Cost: $80 per camper and $65 for a second family member. Contact: Brian McDermott, SOU men's coach, at 552-8554 (days) or 482-4302 (nights).
SOUTHERN OREGON SLAM -3-on-3 basketball tournament, formerly known as the Shakespearean Slam. May 25-26 at the Rogue Valley Mall in Medford. Registration deadline: May 17. Team fee for three players is $110. Each team guaranteed at least three games. For info, go to the Web site www.oregon3on3.com or call 503-591-8424 or 503-649-9089.
PHOENIX PIRATES CLINICS - Friday, May 17 and May 24 from 7-9 p.m. at Phoenix High School. For boys and girls in grades 4-9. Cost is $10 per session. Lead instructor is Phoenix High boys coach Kevin Dixon. For more information, call Dixon at 734-7202 or 890-0219.
COMETS GIRLS SPRING CLINIC - May 20-May 24 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Scenic Middle School. Open to girls grades 5-7. Will focus on indvidual assessment, fundamentals, footwork and game situations. Cost is $35 and includes T-shirt. To register, contact Kevin Corwin at 840-3213 or pick up a form in District No. 6 school offices.
FUTURE COMETS GIRLS SUMMER CAMP - June 17-19. Session one, for 3rd- to 6th-graders, from 9 a.m.-noon. Session two, for 7th- to 9th-graders, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Offers individual instruction in the areas of shooting, passing, footwork, ballhandling and defense. Fee is $50, and includes a T-shirt, basketball and prizes. Contact Kevin Corwin at 840-3213 or pick up information at District No. 6 school offices.
NORTH MEDFORD PARENTS - Meeting at 7 tonight in school cafeteria for parents of North Medford High players. Will discuss plans for coming season.
STEWART MEADOWS TWILIGHT LEAGUE - Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. Starts tonight and runs for 16 weeks. For information, call 770-6554.
YFC LITHIA MOTORS CHALLENGE - May 18, at StoneRidge Golf Club. Tee times are 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tournament, benefiting Rogue Valley Youth for Christ/Campus Life, is four-person scramble. Guest speaker will be Green Bay Packers punter Josh Bidwell, a former University of Oregon star. Cost $95, which includes banquet dinner and shirt. Call 779-3275.
GRANTS PASS FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT - June 8 at Dutcher Creek Golf Course 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $55 per golfer for the four-person scramble and lunch. Mail registration and payment to Grants Pass High School, c/o Jeff Weiss, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 97526. Make checks payable to Grants Pass Athletic Department.
ORANGE AND BLACK TOURNAMENT - June 10 at Eagle Point Golf Course, noon shotgun start. Cost is $150 for the four-person scramble and dinner at the conclusion of the tournament. Oregon State athletic staff participation includes football coach Dennis Erickson, basketball coach Jay John, women's basketball coach Judy Spoelstra, athletic director Mitch Barnhart. For more information, call Nathan Pine at 541-245-3123.
EAGLE POINT AND UPPER ROGUE KIWANIS TOURNAMENT - May 18 at Eagle Point Golf Course. An 18-hole, four-person modified scramble that costs $65 per person. Fee includes cart, range balls, lunch and prizes. All proceeds to local children's organizations. Contact Lynn Corwin at 541-826-1029.
NATIONAL LEARN TO ROW DAY - Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m., Emigrant Lake. For all ages who want to learn to row as a team in a racing shell. The Ashland Rowing Club will give instruction between 10 and noon, and both instruction and equipment are free. Meet at the entrance to Emigrant Lake, on Highway 66, five miles east of I-5. Wear close-fitting shorts and T-shirts and bring water, beach shoes and warmer clothing. For info, call Jim Sims at 779-7292 (work) or 488-4457 (home).
28TH ANNUAL ASHLAND RUN - May 25, 8:30 a.m. at Hargadine St. and Fork St. Cost $1.25 with registration at 8:15 a.m. Call 482-4919.
ROGUE VALLEY SOCCER CLUB - Registration for fall 2002 and spring 2003 seasons, 6-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Hedrick Middle School, 1501 E. Jackson St., Medford. For all age levels, recreation and competitive. Meet coaches, learn about programs, avoid sign-up lines at tryouts.
ASHLAND SOCCER CLUB - Registration for fall 2002 and spring 2003 youth seasons. At Ashland Middle School cafeteria, May 15-16, 6:30-8 p.m. Open to players of all levels entering grades 4-8. Copy of birth certificate and parental signature needed. Visit www.ashlandsoccer.com or call 552-9495.
SLOW PITCH TOURNAMENT - ASA qualifying event, May 18-19, at Southern Oregon Fields, White City. Format is double elimination, ASA rules with three games guaranteed. Cost is $185 with a May 12 deadline. Call Bob Leavens at 772-9261 (day) or 779-8247 (evening) or mail check to Bob Leavens, 241 Briarwood Lane, Medford, OR, 97504.
LESSONS - Medford Parks and Recreation in-city registration for Jackson and Hawthorne pools now running from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the department, 200 S. Ivy, Room 140. Fees are $19.50 for in-city and $22.50 for out-of-city residents for 10 group lessons. For information, call 774-2400.
Track & Field
SPECIAL OLYMPICS SECTIONAL - Saturday at the Southern Oregon University track. Athletes from Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Lake Counties will compete to qualify for the Special Olympics State Summer Games. No charge for spectators.