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Pre-registration for an upcoming Medford Mustangs evaluation camp for current eighth graders and freshmen will be from 6-7 p.m. Sunday at Harry & David Field.

Due to a limit of 36 participants because of the camp's format, pre-registration is required.

Cost of the camp, slated from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday at H&D Field, is $60. Instructors include Mustangs coaches Nate Mayben, Sandee Kensinger, Eric Austad and Brent Watts, as well as current Mustang players.

The camp will provide written evaluations and age group rankings on individual speed, arm strength/accuracy, fielding and hitting skills. The evaluations will also include individual improvement analysis for each player.

There will also be scrimmage time with instruction on game situations and strategies under the lights.

For more info, contact Kensinger at 541-261-8133.

North Medford High will host a pair of Class 6A state playoff games on Monday and the school is offering a deal for those interested in attending both games.

The Black Tornado will host Beaverton in the first round of the baseball state playoffs and Lakeridge in the first round of the softball state playoffs on Monday.

Fans can pay for one ticket and gain admittance to the 3 p.m. softball game and the 4:30 p.m. baseball game. Tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults. The only passes accepted are the OSAA Gold Card, OSAA VIP and media passes.

Concordia sophomore Sunny Powers continued her strong play with her team's low round for a third straight day at the NAIA Women's Golf Championships and sits in eighth place out of 144 participants heading into today's final round.

Powers posted a 5-over 78 in the third round to go with opening scores of 74 and 72. The former North Medford High standout is tied with defending champion Kylie Barros and last year's runner-up Danielle Bellet with a three-day 224 total.

With 18 holes left to play, Powers is on the verge of recording the best all-time individual finish in Concordia history. Former Cavalier and current assistant coach Lindsay Aho holds the top two finishes at nationals after placing 13th in 2008 and 16th in 2009 for the only two top-20 occurrences in school history.

The Cavaliers stand 13th out of 28 teams in the team competition.

The Interstate Sprint Car Series will open its season Saturday at the Southern Oregon Speedway in White City, with local favorite Roger Crockett returning to the field after winning five of nine races one year ago.

The Interstate Sprint Car Series involves 360 winged sprint cars and will be making four stops at the Southern Oregon Speedway this year.

Also on the racing schedule Saturday are the super 4s, dwarf cars, mini stocks and thrill cars.

General admission is $12, reserved tickets are $17. Tickets for seniors and veterans are $9, with kids 5-and-under admitted free.

For more info, go to www.sospeedway.com

Special guest performer and local talent Jeremy Van Schoonhoven, a five-time national champion bike trials rider and 2010 semifinalist on "America's Got Talent," will be part a bike rodeo slated 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Don Jones Memorial Park in Central Point.

The purpose of the event will be to teach children safe biking practices, proper helmet fittings and basic bike maintenance.

For more info, contact Jennifer Boardman at 541-664-3321, ext. 263.