• Youth coaches sought: Volunteer coaches are needed for the Bend Park & Recreation District’s middle school basketball program.

One coach is needed for a sixth-grade team at Cascade Middle School, another for the sixth-grade team at Pilot Butte Middle School, and a third for a seventh-grade team at Sky View Middle School. Two coaches are needed for seventh-grade teams at High Desert Middle School.

Coaches can expect to volunteer for four to five hours per week. Games and practices will take place on weekdays except for school holidays. Coaching experience is preferred, and criminal background checks will be conducted. Preseason meetings begin this Wednesday, and the season continues through Dec. 20.

Applications are available at the park district office, 799 S.W. Columbia St., and online at

For more information, contact Greg Brady, park district sports coordinator, at 541-389-7275.

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