Sports briefs

Dave Steen, left, accepts a check for $20,000 from Aaron Hunt of the Union Pacific Railroad to be used for improvement to Steen Sports Park’s softball and youth baseball facilities. The three fields, which are used by players from T-Ball through adult softball, will see the completion of dugouts, perimeter fencing and other improvements of the fields.

Henley Hall of Fame tickets available

Tickets now are on sale for the Henley High School Athletic Hall of Fame luncheon scheduled to begin at 12:45 Saturday, Oct. 20 at the high school cafeteria. The doors will open at noon for socializing. The cost is $5 for adults, and $3 for children under 12.

Being inducted into the Hall this year are athletes Becky deJong (class of 1995), Shane Cheyne (1991), Shana Hilyard (1993) and Heather Miller (1996), along with the 1993, ‘94 and ‘94 girls state cross country champions, and the 1996 state championship baseball team.

Also being inducted are contributors Mike Noonan and Marvin Rosser.

Klamath flycasters meet Tuesday

All area anglers are welcome to the Klamath Country Flycasters monthly meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, with dinner at Elmer’s Restaurant. Following dinner, local guide and fly-tier Craig Shuhmann will share insights into tactics for fishing the Williamson, Wood and Rogue rivers.

OIT scholarship tickets still available

Tickets remain for the 35th annual Oregon Tech Blue & Gold Scholarship Auction scheduled for Saturday in the Crater Lake Complex of the College Union.

The silent auction begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and live auction at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $30 per person, or $200 for a table of eight.

Tickets can be ordered online at, or by calling the athletic office are 541-885-1624.

Lopers Spud Run set for Oct. 20

The annual Linkville Lopers Spud Run/Walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in Merrill, with the start and finish both across the street from the gas station.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the two-mile event to cost $5, or $10 for a family. The cost of the five-mile race is $10.

Pickleball lessons available Saturday

Pickleball 101, how to learn the game, will be offered twice for all interested players. Interested individuals are asked to bring court shoes and comfortable clothing, with nets, balls and paddles provided by the Klamath Pickleball Association.

The sessions, both at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church gym, will be offered this Saturday, and Saturday, Nov. 10. Veterans and military personnel are especially encouraged to attend the November lessons.

Winter hours set for Steen batting cages

Winter hours for the Steen Sports Park batting cages have been established, and will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Bike-Peddle-Run will be Saturday

The Dirty Pelican Bike-Paddle-Run set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, will be a fundraiser for the Pregnancy Hope Center.

The event begins with a 5.9-mile mountain bike ride on the Link River and Moore Park trails, with a 1.6-mile paddle event on Lake Ewauna, and completed with a 2.9-mile run through Moore Park trails. The event can be a team or individual effort.

Register online at

Two shooting events at sportsman’s park

The Jefferson State Shooting Association youth shooters will host a training and practice session on the Larry Martin 200-yard range at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, one of two events this weekend at Bill Scholtes Klamath Sportsmans Park.

The youth shooters event will cost $10 per person. For information, contact Katie Fineauer at 541-892-0958.

The Klamath Posse then will host an action shoot at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, with match set-up at 8 a.m., registration at 9 and then the competition, which costs $10. The rules and dress code of the Single Action Shooting Society will be used.

For information, contact Dave Caster at 541-884-2611.

Eye and ear protection are required of all shooters and spectators.

Lost River hosts Hall of Fame dinner

MERRILL — Lost River will have its third Athletic Hall of Fame inductions at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the school.

Being inducted this year are coach Mike Millsap (football and girls basketball), and athletes Ryan Gallagher (rodeo), Ryan McAuliffe (baseball), Criss Duncan (football, track and field), Cory Turner (football, baseball), Jana Ongman-Dunlea (volleyball, basketball, track and field), and Amie Moudry-McAulliffe (track and field.

Also entering the Hall as a contributor is Martin’s Food Center.

Basin board sports swap, trade, sell set

Klamath Basin Sports will host is annual fall swap meet over the weekend of Oct. 20-21, where old gear can be swapped, or sold. Equipment can be dropped off at KBS at 316 So. 6th St.

For information, call 541-273-9527.

Running Y hosts Oct. 31 Spooktacular

The Running Y will host its fourth annual Halloween Spooktacular from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the convention center.

Cost is $2 person or three cans of non-perishable food items to benefit the Klamath Animal Shelter or Klamath-Lake Counties Food Bank.

This year’s activities include games for children, a Hotel Transylvania-themed maze, scavnenger hunt, costume contest, cake walk (with cakes and cupcakes dominated by several groups), and trick or treating. There also will be face painting and coloring.

Henley to have cheerleading camp

Henley will host a cheerleading camp from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, with a performance to follow the camp. The cost is $25 per individual, and cheer gear will be available for purchase.

Camp activities will include tumbling, games, cheers, stunts, dance and more.

Participants need to provide their own water and snacks, as well as dress comfortably.

For information, contact Jan at 541-892-3813, or at

Babe Ruth league needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed to allow Klamath Falls (13-15) Babe Ruth to continue, and interested individuals should attend the league meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Crazy R Pizza. For information, contact Rhonda at 541-880-2037.

Gun club has Sunday shooting hours

The Klamath Gun Club shoots from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday at its facility two miles north of town on Wocas Road. 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.

Summer hours still used at Sheepy Ridge

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.