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OIT watch parties at Mia & Pia’s

Mia & Pia’s Pizzeria and Brew House will be hosting a watch party for both the Oregon Tech Sweet 16 matchups on Friday, March 8. The men’s team will face Indiana University Kokomo at 11:45 a.m. and the women’s team will face University of Antelope Valley at 11:45 a.m. as well.

Babe Ruth league holding signups

On Tuesday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Big 5, the Klamath Falls Babe Ruth baseball league will be holding signups. All players that have not signed up need to attend. Tryouts will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Steens Batting Cages. For questions and more information, call 541-891-1509.

Cheer teams place at state competition

SALEM — Two teams from the Klamath County Youth Cheer program competed in state competition, and both placed.

The Stingers, in their third season, placed fifth in their division to earn a banner. The group is coacheed by Carisa Overstreet, Becca Wiles and Monica Bishop.

The Yellow Jackets, in their first season, placed third in their division. This group has been coached by Vanessa Herrera, Hayley Dolan and Hailey Banks.

Their seasons started 10 months ago with tryouts, and included numerous competitions during the year.

All-Indian tourney set for March 15-17

CHILOQUIN — The 66th annual All-Indian Basketball Tournament, the oldest continuous meet in the nation, is scheduled for March 15-17, with eliminations for local teams set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, and continue Sunday at the Big Gym.

A mascot shoot will begin with signups at 11 a.m. Sunday for children 12 and under, each of whom must be a decendant of the Klamath Tribes. The actual shoot will take place before the final game.

For information, call Louie at 541-281-2901, or Ed at 541-891-9382.

5K cancer benefit on Saturday

A benefit 5K run to assist Cameron Caldwell with expenses related to cancer will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Henley High School. The cost is $25 and the first 75 entries will receive a T-shirt.

For information, go to

Pickleball classes on second Saturdays

Pickleball 101 classes will be on the second Saturday of each month throughout the year, with Pickleball 102 set for the second Sundays of the month, 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.

Shooting challenges this weekend

A steel challenge for .22 rim and center-fire handguns only, is scheduled for Saturday at the Bill Scholtes Klamath Sportsmans Park, and will cost each shooter $10. For information, contact Charlie Halvorsen at 541-883-7308.

A mixed steel competition then is scheduled for Sunday on the Bill Mason Pistol Range, and will cost $10. All additional classes will be $5 each. For information, contact Josh Wesley at 541-883-7635.

Both events begin with an 8 a.m. setup, registration one hour later, and the competition at 9:30 a.m. each day.

Eye and ear protection are required of all shooters and spectators, and non-park members will be assessed a nominal day-use fee.

Archery supershoot set for end of March

The 2019 Kingsley Bowmen supershoot at the Klamath County Fairgrounds John Hancock Event Center is scheduled for March 30-31. Shoots start at 8:30 a.m. each day, along with a long-distance shoot, raffle, bow raffle and concessions.

There will be 30 targets Saturday, and 20 targets the second day.

Individual entry fee is $35 for one day, and $45 for both days. Family costs at $55 and $65. Registrations will take place from 6-8 a.m. Saturday, and from 7-8 a.m. Sunday.

For information, call 541-892-4394.

Class for Calif. concealed carry permit on March 16

TULELAKE — The next class for issuance or renewal of a California Concealed Carry permit will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Tulelake Police Department, 470 C St. The class meets the California Department of Justice requirements for the permits.

Although the class is designed for Siskiyou County and city of Tulelake residents, others are welcome to attend.

The cost is $30, and participants must bring all firearms to be listed on a permit along with 50 rounds of ammunition per weapon. Permits can be issued to California residents only.

Additional classes are scheduled for April 13 and May 11.

For information, call 530-667-5284.

Shoots at Klamath Gun Club

The Klamath Gun Club, which shoots from 10 a.m. every Sunday at its facility two miles north of town on Wocas Road, as well as at 1 p.m. each Wednesday.

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 winter hours in effect

Winter hours for the Sheepy Ridge Sporting Clays now are in effect, and start at 10 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.