BASEBALL

DEFENSIVE SKILLS WORKOUT: Nov. 12, Cypress Mounds, 1430 Gardere Lane, Baton Rouge. 6-7 p.m./ages 10-13, 7-8 p.m./ages 13-18. Fee $30. Limited to 10 players per group. Wednesday nights through November. Call Cypress Mounds (225) 757-5550. Email: Cgeronimo@cypressmounds.com.

USSSA FALL BRAWL: Nov. 15-16, 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.

BREC/EXTRA INNINGS CLINIC: 3 p.m., Nov. 16, BREC Airline Highway Park, Baton Rouge. Ages 13-under. Fee $40, $60 clinic day. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403 or Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402.

TRYOUTS: Through Nov. 16, Jackhammer 12-under AAA 2015 team, Needs 2 players. Call Terry King (601) 955-9447.

TRYOUTS: Through Nov. 16, 10-under spring league team. Call Glen Godbery (225) 368-7717. Email: glengodbery@att.net.

TRYOUTS: 2 p.m., Nov. 16, North Park, Denham Springs. La. Hurricanes 12-under team. Call Ben Moreau (225) 939-9315.

USSSA FALL BALL SUNDAY ONLY FALL BRAWL: Nov. 16, Val Riess Complex, Chalmette. Ages 7-17. Fees $150 & $275. 3-game guarantee. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

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.

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.

BASKETBALL

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

BAKER AREA SPORTS ASSN. YOUTH LEAGUE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING: 6 p.m., Nov. 13, Civic Room, Baker Municipal Building, Baker. Call Ben Parker (225) 921-8799 or Gerald Collins (225) 205-4652.

MANSHIP YMCA YOUTH CLINICS: Nov. 15, 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.

LEWIS YMCA YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Fees $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Lewis Y (225) 924-3606.

PENNINGTON YMCA YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15, C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Saturday practices, weeknight games. Fees $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622. Email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

MANSHIP YMCA WINTER YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Fees $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Leagues play begins in December. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

TRYOUTS: 10 a.m., Nov. 15 & 4 p.m., Nov. 16, Louisiana Jaguars, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Boys 4th-6th grades. Call Travis Turner (225) 975-6895.

CHEER/DANCE

PENNINGTON YMCA YOUTH REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15, C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12. Saturday practices, weeknight games. Fees $45 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622. Email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

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 ALL SOUTHERN LIVERY OAK HARBOR FALL CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Nov. 12 for Nov. 15-16 event, Oak Harbor GC, Slidell. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $195. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

INAUGURAL MARK’S MADNESS SCRAMBLE: 10 a.m., Nov. 17, The Bluffs, St. Francisville. 4-player scramble. Fee $400/team includes lunch. Limited to 30 teams. Entry deadline Nov. 14. Benefits ALS awareness programs. Sponsorships available. Call Cecil Manchester (225) 921-5848. Email: marksmadness2014@gmail.com.

WINGS OF HOPE CLASSIC: 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, Nov. 17, English Turn G&CC, One Clubhouse Drive, New Orleans. 4-player teams. Fee $250/player. Benefits United Healthcare Children’s Foundation medical grants for children. Long-drive & closest-to-pin contests. Call foundation (504) 849-1603.

BAKER CITY CHAMPIONSHIP: Dec. 14, 27 holes, 9 holes/J.S. Clark Park GC & 18 holes/Bumas GC, Baker. Individual stroke play/no flights. Fee $50. Call Jason Miller or Boyd Kernan (225) 775-9166.

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. 11, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

POUND THE PAVEMENT FOR PILOT: 8 a.m., Nov. 15, Kidz Korner Playland, Government Street, Denham Springs. 5K run & 1-mile run. Fee $30. Race-day registration 7 a.m. Benefits local Pilot Program. Website registration: register@cajuntiming.com.

MIDDENDORF’S MANCHAC RUN/WALK: 8 a.m., Nov. 15, Middendorf’s Restaurant, 30160 U.S. 51, Manchac. 10-Mile, 10K & 5K runs/walks. Fees $25-$45.00. La. RRCA 10-Mile State Championship & La. Senior Olympic Games 10K State Championship. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Email: Chucknorsi@cox.net. Website: www.NOLArunning.com.

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 Ul.S. Air Force Rescue Heroes. Website: www.runningofthesantas.com.

SOCCER

MANSHIP YMCA YOUTH CLINICS: Nov. 15, 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.

2ND-ANNUAL THANKSGIVING YOUTH 3v3 TOURNAMENT: Nov. 16, Burbank Complex, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls under-8 through under-12 teams. Fee $140. 3-game guarantee 3 games Entry deadline Nov. 14. Call Kay Briggs (225) 924-2157. Email: email kbriggs@brsoccer.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.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: Nov. 14, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Weekly through November. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

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.

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.

GUIDELINES

The deadline for Fun & Fitness Calendar notices is 5 p.m. Friday. Notices will be accepted four weeks in advance of the event. Submissions must include activity/sport, date, time, site, entry fees, entry deadlines, the full name of contact person(s) and telephone numbers with area code. Only two contacts with telephone numbers/Email addresses will be published. Submit notices to: Fun & Fitness Calendar, Advocate Sports, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge LA 70821. FAX (225) 388-0318. Email: sports@theadvocate.com.