19 OIT athletes win academic honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Oregon Tech had 19 fall sport athletes win NAIA national academic honors for their efforts this past season.
Paul Wyatt and Caleb Kauffman of the men’s cross country team were joined by Cindy Reed, Annika Andersen, Mallory Ward and Danielle DeCastro from the women’s national championship cross country team.
All are seniors except Ward.
Clayton Maves, Matthew Sai, GeRysand Cabanilla, Brennan Gazdik and Devin Lutz won the honor for men’s soccer, along with women’s soccer players Aimee Bruner, Chelsea Entrambasaguasi, Emily Hillestad, Karah McCulley and Ellie Quercia.
All are seniors except for Gazdik, Lutz, Bruner and McCulley.
Seniors Bailey Nelson, Chase Bohman and Isabella Smith were named from the volleyball team.
To win the award, an athlete must have a 3.50 or better cumulative grade point average and be at least a junior.
Special Olympics hoop tourney Dec. 15
Henley senior Jessica Northcutt will host a Special Olympics basketball tournament, starting at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the high school. All proceeds from the senior project will go to the local Special Olympics program.
Pickleball sessions set for weekend
Two sessions of pickleball are scheduled for this weekend at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church gym, and players are asked to enter off the Eighth Street part of the gym.
A learn to play pickleball will be from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, and participants are asked to bring their own water, court shoes (or best tennis shoes) and comfortable clothing. Paddles, balls and nets will be provided.
From 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Saturday participants will have the chance to put their skills together in games against members of the Klamath Basin Pickleball Association.
For information, call 541-882-1988, or email email@example.com.
Basketball group needs more officials
Anyone wanting to be a basketball official, Klamath Falls Basketball is looking for individuals for the upcoming winter season. The officials association meets at 6 p.m. each Monday at Brixner Junior High School.
Contact commissioner Pete Whisler at 541 591 0082 for more information.
Wrestling seeks more to officiate
Klamath Falls Wrestling Officials Association commissioner Scott Teeples is looking for newcomers to help work the 2018-19 season because several who could have returned have moved out of the area.
Interested individuals should contact Teeples at 541-891-6456, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basin United accepting registrations
Spring recreational soccer registrations now are being accepted by Basin United, as are adult indoor league registrations.
To register, call 541-273-1152, or go to https”//tms.ezfacility.com and find online registrations.
Drop-in soccer, volleyball underway
Drop-in soccer and volleyball have started at Mike’s Fieldhouse, and registrations are being accepted for the winter adult league.
Drop-in soccer for players in the first through fourth grades is from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, and will cost $5 per player. For players in the fifth through eighth grades, soccer will be available from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, also at $5 per player.
High school drop-in soccer is scheduled from 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and the cost is $5 per session, while adult drop-in soccer is from 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the cost is $7 per session. A 10-session punch card also is available for $50.
The adult indoor league will begin Jan. 10 and run through February. The cost is $65 per player and will be a 7-on-7 league, including the goalkeeper.
For volleyball players, drop-in action is from 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and the cost is $5 per player.
Gun club shoots Sundays, Wednesdays
The Klamath Gun Club, which shoots from 10 a.m. every Sunday at its facility two miles north of town on Wocas Road, has added a day for those who cannot attend Sundays. The Wednesday shoots begin at 1 p.m.
Cost to join the club is $30 per year, and members shoot 25 targets for $6. Non-members are charged a dollar more.
The club has senior members available to help beginning shooters.
The club, which was started in 1926, is open to all interested shooters.
Sheepy Ridge hosts clays shoots
Summer hours for the Sheepy Ridge Sporting Clays Pheasants Forever are in effect, and start at 9 a.m. Sundays at the group’s course located along State Line Road.
All skill levels can shoot, and instruction is available if requested. The cost of 100 birds is $27 for non-members, $22 for members and $15 for youth 15 and under. Short rounds can be shot on request.
For information or directions, call Dar at 541-892-9621, Steve at 541-891-7071 or Travis at 541-883-7419.