BASEBALL

  • USSSA FALL BALL SHOWDOWN: Nov. 22-23, Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Boys ages 7-17. Fees $175 & $340. 3-game guarantee. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

USSSA GREATER N.O. BOWL SHOWDOWN: NOV. 29-30, VAL RIESS COMPLEX, 1201 MAGISTRATE ST., CHALMETTE. BOYS AGES 7-17. FEES $150 & $275. 3-GAME GUARANTEE. CALL GULF SOUTH USSSA (504) 265-0390. EMAIL: BILLY.VAUGHN@USSSA.COM.

TRYOUTS: 9:30 A.M., DEC. 6, ZEPHYR FIELD, METAIRIE. NEW ORLEANS SPICE 17-, 18- AND 19-YEAR-OLD PLAYERS. CALL DANNY RIEHM (504) 481-5897.

USSSA CHRISTMAS NIT: DEC. 6-7, VAL RIESS COMPLEX, 1201 MAGISTRATE ST., CHALMETTE. BOYS AGES 7-17. FEES $175 & $340. 3-GAME GUARANTEE. CALL GULF SOUTH USSSA (504) 265-0390. EMAIL: BILLY.VAUGHN@USSSA.COM.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH DEC. 7, 14-YEAR-OLD MAJOR/AAA 2015 TOURNAMENT TEAM CALL CHAD DELAUNE (225) 330-9231.

USSSA HOLIDAY CLASSIC: DEC. 13-14, VAL RIESS COMPLEX, 1201 MAGISTRATE ST., CHALMETTE. BOYS AGES 7-17. FEES $150 & $275. 3-GAME GUARANTEE. CALL GULF SOUTH USSSA (504) 265-0390. EMAIL: BILLY.VAUGHN@USSSA.COM.

USSSA SUNDAY ONLY HOLIDAY CLASSIC: SEPT. 14, VAL RIESS COMPLEX, CHALMETTE. AGES 7-17. FEES $150 & $275. 3-GAME GUARANTEE. CALL BILLY VAUGHN (504) 265-0390. EMAIL: BILLY.VAUGHN@USSSA.COM.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH DEC. 21, D-CUTTERS 13-UNDER AAA TOURNAMENT TEAM. NEEDS 1 PLAYER. CALL DAN CANEVARI (225) 246-2010. EMAIL: DCANEVARI@COX.NET.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH DEC. 21, ASCENSION RENEGADES 13-UNDER TOURNAMENT TEAM. ALSO 12-UNDER, 11-UNDER & 9-UNDER TEAMS. CALL FOREST WILLIAMS (225) 253-4125. EMAIL: FORESTWLLMS70@YAHOO.COM.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH DEC. 21, SAINTS 9-UNDER TOURNAMENT TEAM. CALL JASON OBERLE (225) 252-6237. EMAIL: INFO@SAINTSYOUTHBASEBALL.COM.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH DEC. 21, SAINTS 10-UNDER LEAGUE TEAM. CALL PAUL MOONEY (225) 936-2184. EMAIL: INFO@SAINTSYOUTHBASEBALL.COM.

TRYOUTS:THROUGH DEC. 21, LA TIGERS NEED 1 PLAYER/11-UNDER, 3 PLAYERS/12-UNDER & 1 PLAYER/13-UNDER TEAMS. CALL LEO MCCLURE (225) 939-0012. EMAIL: LEOMCCLURE@BELLSOUTH.NET.

BASKETBALL

  • LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

LEWIS YMCA YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: NOV. 21, A.C. LEWIS YMCA, BATON ROUGE. AGES 3-17. FEES $80 MEMBERS, $125 NONMEMBERS. CALL LEWIS Y (225) 924-3606.

MANSHIP YMCA YOUTH CLINICS: NOV. 22 & DEC. 6, 13, PAULA MANSHIP YMCA, BATON ROUGE. AGES 3-12. FEE $35 MEMBERS, $70 NONMEMBERS. CALL GREG WROBLEWSKI (225) 767-9622. EMAIL: GWROBLEWSKI@YMCABR.ORG.

BREC ADULT LEAGUE TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: DEC. 15 FOR LEAGUE PLAY BEGINNING JAN. 12. AGES 17-AND-OLDER. FEE $285/TEAM. 6:30 P.M. WEEKNIGHT GAMES AT VARIOUS BREC GYMS. CALL RICHARD BENTLEY-SMITH (225) 273-6403 OR ASHTON HAWKINS (225) 273-6402.

FOOTBALL

  • TRYOUTS: 9 a.m., Nov. 22, West Side, Memorial Stadium, Baton Rouge. Louisiana Eagles minor league team. Fee $20. Call Willie Sept (225) 936-1883 or CaSandra Beverly (225) 288-4670.

GOLF

  • AJGT GULF COAST JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Dec. 3 for Dec. 6-7 event, Grand Bear GC, Saucier, Miss. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

BAKER CITY CHAMPIONSHIP BY TITLEIST: DEC. 14, 27 HOLES; 9 A.M. SHOTGUN START, 9 HOLES/J.S. CLARK PARK GC & NOON SHOTGUN START, 18 HOLES/DUMAS GC, BAKER. INDIVIDUAL STROKE PLAY/NO FLIGHTS. FEE $50. FIELD LIMITED TO 36 PLAYERS. CALL JASON MILLER OR BOYD KERNAN (225) 775-9166. EMAIL: DUMAS@BREC.ORG.

PICKLEBALL

  • BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.
  • ISO FUN NIGHT: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 26, Istrouma Baptist Church Gym, Baton Rouge. No reservations needed. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118.
  • BREC FORREST PARK: 6-8 p.m., Thursdays & 6-9 p.m., Fridays. 3 courts/all ages. Call Babe English (225) 753-9634.
  • BREC MAYFAIR PARK: 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays. Call (225) 357-0710.
  • BREC/YMCA HOWELL PLACE: 5-8 p.m., Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.
  • BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. 2 courts. Call (225) 261-3621.

RUNNING-WALKING

  • HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Nov. 18, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.
  • GOLDENFLIERS 5 & 10 MILERS: 8 a.m., Nov. 22, LSU Lod Cook Alumni Center, 3848 West Lakeshore Dr., Baton Rouge. 5- & 10-mile runs, 1-mile Kids Stash & Dash. Fees $30 & $35, $35 & $40 after Nov. 10, $12 for 1-mile run. Cash prizes. Website: www.goldenfliers.com.

BATON ROUGE BORN TO RUN: 8 A.M., NOV. 22, TOWN SQUARE, NORTH BOULEVARD, BATON ROUGE. 5K & 1-MILE RUN/WALK. FEE $30 ADULTS, $10 AGES 7-18. BENEFITS WOMAN’S NEW LIFE CENTER, BATON ROUGE. CALL ALI DAZZIO (504) 496-0212. WEBSITE REGISTRATION: WWW.WOMANSNEWLIFE.COM/BORNTORUN.

21ST ANNUAL BATON ROUGE BEACH MARATHON & HALF-MARATHON: 7 A.M, DEC. 6, MILFRED WAMPOLD PARK/BATON ROUGE BEACH, STANFORD AVENUE, BATON ROUGE. FEE $85/HALF-MARATHON, $95/MARATHON. RACE-DAY REGISTRATION 5:30 A.M. PACKET PICKUP 11 A.M.-7 P.M., DEC. 5, THE MARRIOTT, 5500 HILTON AVE. CALL CRAIG WATSON (225) 292-3800/(225) 324-3123.

RUNNING OF THE SANTAS: 3 P.M., DEC. 13, “SOUTH POLE” AT BARCADIA BAR, 601 TCHOUPITOULAS ST., NEW ORLEANS. 6 P.M., 7-BLOCK FUN RUN TO “NORTH POLE” AT GENERATIONS HALL, 310 ANDREW HIGGINS DR. HOLIDAY COSTUMES. FEE $15. BENEFITS THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE FOUNDATION, AID TO SURVIVING CHILDREN OF U.S. AIR FORCE RESCUE HEROES. WEBSITE: WWW.RUNNINGOFTHESANTAS.COM.

GINGERBREAD JOG: 8:30 A.M., DEC. 19, BREC CITY PARK, BATON ROUGE. 5K RUN & 1-MILE FAMILY RUN/DOG WALK. FEE $10 11-AND-YOUNGER, $20 ALL OTHERS, $25 RACE DAY. CONTEST FOR UGLIEST CHRISTMAS SWEATER FOR RUNNERS & DOGS. BENEFITS CHARLES LAMAR YMCA & PAULA MANSHIP YMCA PROGRAMS FOR KIDS. CALL KEVIN BROUSSARD (225) 612-9622 OR REBECCA DECOUTEAU (225) 767-9622. EMAIL: KBROUSSARD@YMCABR.ORG.

SOCCER

  • MANSHIP YMCA YOUTH CLINICS: Nov. 22 & Dec. 6, 13, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12. Fee $35 members, $70 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

  • USSSA 5GG CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT: Dec. 6-7, Chappapeela Sports Park, Hammond. Girls 8-under through 18-under. Fee $250. 5-game guarantee. Ring event. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

SWIMMING

  • LEWIS YMCA GROUP LESSONS: Nov. 28 registration deadline, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Four 45-minute sessions, ages 5 and older. Fee $35 members, $55 nonmembers. Call A. C. Lewis Y (225) 924-3606.

CRAWFISH AQUATICS SWIM TEAM: THROUGH DEC. 4, CRAWFISH AQUATICS, ANSELMO LANE, BATON ROUGE. AGES 4-8, 4:30 P.M.; AGES 9-OLDER, 5:30 P.M. FEE VARY. CALL KAYLA DICHARRY (225) 769-4323. WEBSITE: WWW.CRAWFISHAQUATICS.COM.

CAPITAL AREA YMCA MASTERS MEET: DEC. 14, C. B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA, BATON ROUGE. 18-AND-OLDER. FEE $20 MEMBERS, $25 NONMEMBERS. ENTRY DEADLINE DEC. 1. CALL AIDAN MARSHALL (225) 924-3606 OR HEATHER SHAW (225) 272-9622.

VOLLEYBALL

  • BREC ADULT LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 22 for league play beginning Jan. 12. Men’s, Women’s, Coed, Seniors in competitive & recreation divisions. Fee $175/team. 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday matches at various BREC gyms. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403. Email: rsmith@brec.org.

WIFFLEBALL

  • ADULT TOURNAMENT: Nov. 22-23, Louisiana Baseball & Softball Academy, 5620 Crawford Street, Harahan. 3-4 player teams. Fee $175/team. Call Glen Fourmaux (504) 914-9947.