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Tech hosts 36th auction Oct. 12

Oregon Tech will host its 36th annual Blue-Gold Scholarship Auction Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Crater Lake complex of the College Union. A silent auction begins at 5 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the live auction at 7 p.m.

The cost is $30 per person, or $200 for a table of eight. VISA and MasterCard will be accepted.

To register, go to

Individuals who cannot attend or would rather just make a contribution can make checks to the Oregon Tech Foundation and mail them to Auction, OIT Foundation, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601. The memo line of checks should read Blue and Gold Auction.

Mazama hosts youth cheer camp

Mazama will host its annual Little Vikings cheer camp from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, through Thursday, Sept. 19, at the school cafeteria. Participants then will perform at halftime of Mazama’s Sept. 20 nonleague game against Del Norte.

The cost is $25 per individual, and includes a camp T-shirt. All participants must be potty trained.

Pre-register at Mazama’s home page at, and payment will be collected on the first evening of camp.

For information or questions, call Kaci Mitchell at 541-883-5024, or, or Debi Petti at 541-841-8794.

Three shooting events set for weekend

Three shooting events are scheduled for this weekend at the Bill Scholtes Klamath Sportsmans Park, including the Jefferson State Shooting Association youth shooters safety and marksmanship training, handling and shooting practice with firearms commonly in use today.

For information about the 9:30 a.m. Saturday event on the Larry Martin 200-yard Range, contact Katie Fineauer at 541-892-0958.

The first of two sporting clays for the month will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, and a round of 100 birds will cost $23. Registration is before the shoot. For information, contact Bryan Vanderpol at 541-883-3108.

At 9:30 a.m. Sunday, there will be a .22 precision rifle match on the Richard Wickline 600-yard Range. Set up is at 8 a.m., and registration at 9 for the event which will cost $10. For information, contact Wally Klein at 541-281-0011.

All shooters and spectators must have eye and ear protection. The use of trace and any spark-generating ammunition is prohibited at all times.

Flycasters to hear from Army veteran

Retired Army veteran Robert Clark will talk about “Project Healing Waters,” a therapeutic outdoor recreational program to help rehabilitate wounded military members when the Klamath Country Flycasters meet Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Waffle Hut.

A no-host dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by a raffle and then Clark’s presentation.

All anglers are welcome.

Tech golf tournament set for Sept. 20

Oregon Tech’s annual golf challenge has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Running Y. Signups, coffee and pastries begin at 9 a.m., with the four-person scramble to begin at hour later. Dinner and awards will begin at 3 p.m.

There will be contests for closest to the pin, longest drive, extra golfer and putting, along with a hole-in-one award sponsored by Lithia and Main Street Jewelers, and raffle prizes.

The cost is $125 per player, or $500 for a team. A Hootie Packet will be $25.

Enter online at For questions, contact Justin Parnell at 541-885-1635.

United Way golf tourney is Saturday

The 20th annual United Way Community Golf challenge is set for Saturday, with a four-person scramble to begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Shield Crest Golf Course. The cost is $75 per player (Shield Crest members get a discount), and the field is limited to 100 players.

The cost includes cart, breakfast, lunch, golf balls and raffle tickets for more than $4,000 in prizes.

Event chairman Ray Martens says: “To celebrate our 20th anniversary, each team shall receive a free 20-foot length of string to help make those difficult putts. Mulligans also are available.”

All proceeds benefit the United Way and its 15 member social service agencies.

To register, or for more information, call the United Way at 541-882-5558.

Pickleball classes set for weekend

Pickleball 101 classes will be Saturday, with Pickleball 102 set for Sunday, all at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church gym.

Saturday classes will run from 9 a.m.-noon. Players are expected to provide their own water, court shoes (or tennis shoes) and comfortable clothing. Nets, paddles and balls will be provided by the Klamath Basin Pickleball Association.

Sunday sessions will be used to put skills learned in class into practice.