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BASEBALL

▪ Former major league baseball player is offering batting lessons for individuals and teams at a private facility. For information, call Marvin at (509) 627-1609.

▪ The Batters Box is taking registration for the Winter Baseball Academy. For more info, call 783-5160.

▪ The Pasco Sun Devils Legion Baseball Program will be holding their annual meeting Sept. 30 at 6:30pm. For more information please e-mail info@pascosundevils.com or visit www.pascosundevils.com.

▪ Satchel Paige Summer Travel team is open to interested players. Visit www.travelbaseball247.info, email coachmayden@aol.com or call 773-744-1040.

▪ Kennewick American Legion is seeking applications for 2016 head coaches for our AA Phantoms and A Phantoms teams. Submit resume along with application to KALB, P.O. Box 7078, Kennewick, 99336 or email vjl@jub.com. Applicants should have: experience, the ability to inspire and develop players, the ability to communicate and a flexible schedule. Positions include a stipend for the head coach and his assistant coaches. Apply by Nov. 11. Contact Nate Holdren at 438-8086.

BASKETBALL

▪ Girls grades 2-8 interested in the Richland Gunners AAU program should contact John McCoy at RichlandGunnersGirlsBasketball@gmail.com or visit the website at www.richlandgunnersgirls.com.

▪ Sagebrush Hoops Youth Teams forming now for the the 2015/2016 season. Contact sagebrushhoops@yahoo.com.

▪ Boys and girls in grades 1-8 who are interested in playing basketball for the Hanford Flight AAU program should contact Denny DeVine at: ddevine@arescorporation.com or visit website at www.hanfordflight.com

▪ City of Richland open gym at Art Dawald Gymnasium (Richland H.S.) on the following dates: Oct. 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 20, 22, 26, 27; Nov. 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12. Youth hours from 6:30-8 p.m., adults from 8-9:30 p.m. Fee is $2 per person ($1.50 for Richland residents). Call or text Dave at 845-2628.

CONTRACT BRIDGE

▪ American Contract Bridge League Unit 442 provides many times to play during the week. All the games are played at the Richland Community Center. On Mondays at 6 p.m., the Richland Duplicate Club, Director - Tom Edwards (946-1825); On Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m., Kays Klub, Director - Kay Teal (521-2200); at 6 p.m., it’s Tri-Cities Bridge Buddies, Director - Larry Lang (375-3474) standby provided; on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. the Hanford Club meets, Director - John Van Keuren (627-4416); on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., the Tri-Cities Bridge Buddies meet, Director - Larry Lang (375-3474) standby provided; also on Thursdays at 6 p.m. (except the 1st Thursday of the month which is the Unit 442 game) the Three Rivers Duplicate Bridge Club meets, with Director - Marilyn Steele (392-2128) standby provided; and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. (alternate Fridays) the Richland Duplicate Bridge Club, Director - Tom Edwards (946-1824) and Kay’s Klub, Director - Kay Teal (521-2200) meet.

GOLF

▪ Canyon Lakes Golf Course will host the annual Pink & Blue 4-person scramble at 1 p.m. on Oct. 2 to raise awareness for breast and prostate cancer. Cost is $75 ($50 for members) per player. Call 582-3736, email golf@canyonlakesgolfcourse.com or visit www.canyonlakesgolfcourse.com.

RUNNING

▪ Columbia River Power Half Marathon & 8K will be Oct. 3 starting at Big River Golf Course in Umatilla, Ore. Course will cover two states, including a breathtaking run over the McNary Dam and along the basalt bluffs of the Columbia River. Call 541-567-6151 or register online at www.columbiarivermarathon.com.

▪ For a schedule of upcoming running and multi-sport events in the Tri-Cities and local area, go to www.3RRR.org and click on the Calendar section of the 3 Rivers Road Runners website.

SOFTBALL

▪ Ralph Scott Memorial Co-Ed Softball tournament will be held Oct. 3-4 at Ralph Scott Memorial Field, 812 Wallace Way in Grandview. Entry fee is $200 per team, prizes for 1st, 2nd. Register by Sept. 1. Maximum of 12 teams. All proceeds go to Children’s Organ Transplant Association, Laynee & Kammie Schneider. Call Gwen Scott at 509-851-5923 or email gwenkylee@yahoo.com.

TARGET SHOOTING

▪ The Tri Cities Shooting Association (TCSA) teamed up with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to sponsor an Open House at the Rattlesnake Mountain Shooting Facility on Sept 26 to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. The public is invited to observe the many shooting venues that are available through the TCSA and to obtain material from the WDFW staff on Hunter Education classes, the Master Hunter Program, and Hunting in Washington. Saturday Sept. 26, the Rose-Iris and the Shotgun ranges will be open for public participation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. See how to get there at www.tcsa.info. The High Power range will be staffed and open for the free annual Hunter Sight-in day open to the public. A Cowboy Action Match is also scheduled for that day and will take up most of the pistol bays, but is a perfect event for observers to see the action. A WDFW trailer will be used for sign-in and safety briefings at the Hunter Education Range. The WDFW staff will work with TCSA staff to coordinate a Hunter Education forum using six positions on the Hunter Education range. That will leave 14 positions on the Hunter Education range to put up stages to demonstrate Practical Pistol, 3-Gun, and Steel Shooting venues. For more information call 509-627-3198 or email brandy.55@frontier.com

▪ The Rattlesnake Mountain Shooting Facility Rose-Iris General Purpose Range is open to the public for weekly target shooting from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Friday-Sunday. Located near milepost 8 on State Route 225, north of Benton City. Each adult non-member shooter must pay a $10 fee. Persons under 18 years old may shoot for free when accompanied by a parent, guardian or grandparent. The Tri-Cities Shooting Association provides a staff of trained Range Safety Officers. The Shotgun Trap and Skeet Ranges are open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 1-9 p.m. Wednesday. Visit www.tcsa.info for details.

VOLLEYBALL

▪ Columbia Youth Sports is offering volleyball skill sessions for boys and girls in grades 1– 8. Clinics are on Sunday afternoons at Hanford High School beginning Oct. 4 and running through Oct. 25. Grades 5-8 are from 4-5 p.m. and grades 1-4 are from 5-6 p.m. Cost is $20/session. Contact Evan Woodward at 531-3757 orcolumbiayouthsports@gmail.com.

▪ Pasco Parks and Recreation will hold adult drop-in volleyball Thursdays until Dec. 17 from 7-9:30 p.m. at McLoughlin Middle School. Cost is $2 per person, per evening. Call 545-3456.

YOGA

▪ Yoga Community is located at 4415 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick. Check below for ongoing classes. Call 521-4287 or register at www.theyogacommunity.com.

▪ Yoga Community offers All Levels Yoga classes that are appropriate for beginners as well as more advanced practitioners. These classes are held Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Saturdays at 9 a.m. Different options are presented for the different levels of experience. Class is by punch card or monthly unlimited. Drop-in fee is $17, and first class at the studio is complimentary.

▪ A weekly class, Yoga for Scoliosis and Back Care, starts Sept. 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. This class will help a person understand his/her back and how to use yoga to develop a better structural and symmetrical alignment. Class is by punch card or monthly unlimited.

▪ Two Beginning Yoga courses start soon: one begins Sept. 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. and another begins Oct. 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. These are eight-week series and introduce yoga’s philosophical system, basic sitting and standing poses and alignment fundamentals. Students will learn beginning prop use, preparatory work, and modifications. Please pre-register. Cost is $95.

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