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    To submit info: Email to, or fax to 541-776-4376.


    BARRY’S BASEBALL BARN: Hitting and pitching workouts and lessons for ages 7-16. Located at 1211 Stowe Ave. For info, call Jeff Barry at 541-531-5453.


    YMCA VOLUNTEERS: 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.

    MBA SPRING LEAGUES: League runs April 13-June 2 for grades 3-8. Sign-up and practice for grades 3-4, March 18 and 25, 6:30-8 p.m.; grades 5-6, March 20 and 27, 6:30-8 p.m. and grades 7-8, March 16, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central High School. Costs $60. Deadline to enter is April 4. For details, call Manny at 541-499-5749 or visit


    ROXY ANN LANES SENIOR TOURNAMENT: March 19 at 1 p.m. Doubles and singles format. Costs $12. For info or reservations, telephone 541-772-7171.


    PRECISION CHEER CLASSES/TEAMS: Recreational and competitive teams for ages 4-up. For info, visit or call 541-245-0432.

    TNT CHEER CLASSES: For ages 4-up. No experience necessary. Includes competitive teams, half-season teams and recreational classes. Call 541-941-2450 or visit for info.


    SISKIYOU VELO SATURDAY RIDES: Velo Melo meets are about 20 miles at various locations for all levels. To sign up, write Lisa Brill at Brisk rides are for strong riders only. Routes and times vary. For info, call Dennis Cramer at 541-773-5804 or visit

    SISKIYOU VELO MONDAY RIDE: For moderate to brisk riders on a route from Phoenix to Jacksonville. To sign up, call Dennis Cramer at 541-773-5804.

    SISKIYOU VELO WEDNESDAY RACE: For moderate to brisk riders on a 35-mile route through Medford. To sign up, call Bob MacCracken at 425-512-3829.

    MEDFORD BMX 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.


    ULTIMATE FRISBEE: For boys and girls, ages 16-up. All skill levels welcome. For info, visit or call Kellen at 541-690-4339.


    SHAMROCK SHAMBLE: Saturday, 10 a.m. at Eagle Point. Four-person shamble format. Costs $62 ($37 for members). Fee includes cart and St. Patrick’s Day-themed lunch. For info, call 541-826-8225 or email Logan Genaw at

    RVCC TWO-PARTNER SHOOTOUT: April 6-7 with tee times at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Costs $150 ($125 for members), includes both days of golf with cart, food and drinks. Benefits North Medford, South Medford and St. Mary’s boys and girls golf teams. For info, call 541-772-5965.

    ALAN HOLMES/DOM PROVOST SCHOLARSHIP TOURNAMENT: April 20 at 1 p.m. Two-person scramble format. Costs $100, includes cart, drinks and banquet. Provides scholarships to students in the Medford community. For info, call 541-772-5965.

    SOU FOOTBALL ALUMNI TOURNAMENT: May 4 at Eagle Point. Five-person teams. Costs $700 per team if registered by April 22, $800 thereafter. Proceeds benefit Raider football expenses. To register, contact Nathan Chin at or call 701-430-9568.

    PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE: At Centennial and Quail Point courses for boys and girls ages 13-under of all skill levels. Instruction by PGA and LPGA professionals. Register at or email Brian Sackett at

    CENTENNIAL WOMEN’S ROSE CLUB: Thursdays at 10 a.m. Costs $40 with cart, $35 to walk. For info, call 541-601-7650 or 541-773-4653.

    OAK KNOLL LADIES LEAGUE: At Oak Knoll, open to all ages and abilities. Contact Sydney Embry at 541-488-0725 or for more information.

    STONE RIDGE SENIOR TOUR: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Stone Ridge. Costs $25 to walk, $35 to ride. To sign up, call 541-830-4653.

    EAGLE POINT SENIOR DAY: Mondays, 10 a.m., for players 50-older. Costs $30 to walk, $35 to ride. For info, call 541-826-8225.

    CENTENNIAL SENIOR DAY: Costs $40 every Tuesday. Fee includes cart. For info, call 541-773-4653.

    LAUREL HILL LADIES CLUB: Season kicks off with a luncheon at the clubhouse on March 25 at 11 a.m. Play begins April 1 at 10 a.m. Open to all ages and abilities. For info, call Toni Defty at 541-779-7844 or the clubhouse at 541-855-7965.

    STEWART MEADOWS LADY NINERS: Tuesdays at 10 a.m. For info, call 541-770-6554.

    QUAIL POINT LADIES LEAGUE: Thursdays at 9 a.m. All skill levels welcome. For info, call Barbara Field at 541-857-6884.

    MPR ADULT LESSONS: For ages 17-and-up at Centennial. Costs $52 per three-lesson session. To sign up, call 541-774-2400 or visit

    OAK KNOLL FREE YOUTH LESSONS: Every other Friday through May 31, 3:30-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 7-13. For info, call 541-482-4311.

    STEWART MEADOWS LADIES TWILIGHT LEAGUE: Wednesdays with tee times from 4-5:30 p.m. Costs $20 for nine holes to walk, $30 to ride. Open to all ages and abilities. For info, contact Dana Didericksen at 541-601-8784.


    SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS: Southern Oregon Gymnastics Academy. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. Costs $40 per month. Call 541-245-9379.


    ROGUE VALLEY YOUTH ASSOCIATION: Accepting coach applications for all age groups. For info, email John at or visit

    HOCKEY LESSONS: Saturdays, 12:30-1:15 p.m. at The RRRink. Costs $90 for eight sessions. For info, call 541-770-1177 or visit


    ROGUE VALLEY HORSESHOE PITCHERS: Tournament Saturday at the covered courts in Merlin at 11 a.m. Ask about free membership. For info, call Alan Ringo at 541-779-6867.

    Ice Skating

    ADULT SKATING: Skate time, Wednesdays, 10-11:45 a.m. at The RRRink. For ages 18-up. Costs $5. For info, call 541-770-1177 or visit

    LEARN TO SKATE: Tuesdays, six-week group lessons, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., at The RRRink. Ages 3-5, $69; ages 6-up, $92. For info, call 541-770-1177 or visit


    RAIDER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP DINNER AND AUCTION: April 25, 5:30 p.m. in the Rogue River Room in the Stevenson Union on Southern Oregon University campus. Individual tickets cost $75 and tables of eight are $500. To reserve your spot, email Bobby Heiken at or call 541-552-6824.

    NORTH MEDFORD WALL OF FAME: Nomination deadline May 10 for former Black Tornado athletes, coaches and contributors. Athlete nominees must have graduated prior to 2010. For info on application pick-up locations and criteria, call the NMHS Athletic Department at 541-842-1194 or email


    OPEN GYM: Monday-Friday, 9-11 a.m. at Little Butte School gym at the corner of Main and Shasta in Eagle Point.

    MPR ADULT DROP-IN GROUP: For all skill levels Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Fichtner-Mainwaring Park.

    Rock Climbing

    YMCA YOUTH: Every Tuesday and Thursday, 4-7 p.m. for all ages. Free to members, $5 for nonmembers. For info, call 541-772-6295 or visit


    COWBOY ACTION CLUB: Western-style shooting with Table Rock Rangers, 10 a.m., Jackson County Sports Park, 6900 Kershaw Road in Central Point. First Sunday and second Saturday each month. Costs $13. Call 541-772-9941.


    RV SENIORS COED SLOW-PITCH: Spring meet-and-greet and day-league signups noon Wednesday at Wild River Brewing, 2684 N. Pacific Highway. Open to all interested players. Batting practices Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m., at U.S. Cellular Community Park. For info, call Bill Schmidt at 862-812-9128.


    ROGUE SHARKS: Year-round swim team coached by Tom Higgins. For info, call 503-867-4407 or visit

    YMCA LESSONS: Tuesdays and Thursdays. Seven-week, half-hour classes. Costs $70 for nonmembers. For info, call 541-772-6295 or visit

    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


    MPR YOUTH/ADULT LESSONS: For ages 6-and-up by the USTA. For info, visit


    SOUTHERN OREGON GIRLS CLUB: Open to ages 3-and-up. Practices Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. at Crater High. For info, call 541-261-1350 or email

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