BASEBALL

  • BREC UPPER DECK BATTING CAGES: Open daily, BREC Milton Womack Park, 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403. Email: rsmith@brec.org.

TRYOUTS: ASCENSION BRAVES, ROBERT PARK, GONZALES. 6:30 P.M., AUG. 7, 13AAA & 14AAA TEAMS; 9 A.M., AUG. 8, 10AAA TEAM; 11:30 A.M., AUG. 8, 12AAA TEAM. CALL WAYNE YOUNG (225) 266-3332 OR CHRIS DUPRE (504) 952-1473.

TRYOUTS: LA. TIGERS, USSSA TRAVEL TEAMS, RUNNELS HIGH, BATON ROUGE. 9 A.M., AUG. 8, AGES 9-YEAR-OLD THROUGH 12-YEAR-OLD TEAMS; 4 P.M., AUG. 9, AGES 13-YEAR-OLD & 14-YEAR-OLD TEAMS. NO FEE. CALL LEO MCCLURE (225) 939-0012/EMAIL: LEOMCCLURE@BELLSOUTH.NET.

TRYOUTS: AUG. 8 OR SPECIAL REQUEST, 14U AA/AAA TOURNAMENT TEAM. CALL LARRY BELLAN (225) 921-7263.

TRYOUTS: PRODIGY 8U COACHES PITCH TEAM, 10 A.M.-NOON, AUG. 8, LIVE OAK BALL PARK, WATSON. CALL CHAD KLUG (225) 573-9813 OR RON MCCABE (225) 262-9914. EMAIL: PRODIGYLABB@GMAIL.COM.

TRYOUTS: 2016 LOUISIANA LUGNUTS, AUG. 8, JEFFERSON BAPTIST, BATON ROUGE. 9-11:30 A.M./14 AAA/MAJOR, 3-5 P.M./7AA, 8AA & 9AA TEAMS. CALL COYT NICHOLSON (225) 937-8311. EMAIL: NICHOLSON.LUGNUTS@GMAIL.COM.

TRYOUTS: DRAGONS 14U TEAM, 4-6 P.M., AUG. 8-9, LIVE OAK BALLPARK, WATSON. CALL TAYLOR HUBERT (225) 247-2340 OR DAVID ROBINSON (225) 571-1741. EMAIL: DRAGONSBASEBALL14U@GMAIL.COM.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH AUG. 9, BULLETS 14AAA/MAJOR TOURNAMENT TEAM. CALL RUSTY BROOKS (225) 335-2723. EMAIL: PTGURU21@AOL.COM.

TRYOUTS: RIP ELITE 12U AAA TEAM. 3 P.M. AUG. 9, STATE FAIRGROUNDS, AIRLINE HIGHWAY, BATON ROUGE. CALL DAVID KEY (225) 788-5383/AFTER 5 P.M. EMAIL: DKEYVB@GMAIL.COM.

TRYOUTS: VARSITY ELITE, AUG. 10, JEFFERSON BAPTIST, 9135 JEFFERSON HIGHWAY, BATON ROUGE. 5-6:16 P.M. FOR 9 AA/AAA & 10 AAA/MAJOR; 6:30-7:45 P.M. FOR 11 AAA/MAJOR, 12 AAA/MAJOR, 13 AAA & 14 AAA/MAJOR TEAMS. CALL SCOTT KIRBY (225) 610-3376. EMAIL: SCOTTKIRBY@YMAIL.COM. WEBSITE: WWW.VARSITYELITBASEBALL.COM.

LOUISIANA TIGERS’ FALL PROGRAM: AUG. 11 & AUG. 13 PRACTICES. AGES 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18. 10 WEEKS, TWO GAMES/TWO PRACTICES WEEKLY & TWO WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS. FEE $700. CALL LEO MCCLURE (225) 939-0012. EMAIL: LEOMCCLURE@BELLSOUTH.NET.

PARDS COMPETITIVE FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUG. 14, NORTH PARK, DENHAM SPRINGS FOR TEAMS AGES 9-18. 6 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. TUESDAY/THURSDAY GAMES BEGIN SEPT. 8. FEE $750/TEAM. CALL JOHN ARBOUR (225) 665-5405. EMAIL: JOHNARBOURJR@YAHOO.COM.

TRYOUTS: AUG. 15-16, 14U AA/AAA TOURNAMENT TEAM. CALL RICH TREPAGNIER (225) 281-7105. EMAIL: RLTREPAGNIER@COBRIDGE.TV.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH AUG. 16, 14U ASCENSION ANGELS FOR FALL-SPRING TOURNAMENT/TRAVEL TEAM. CALL JAMES MORRISSEY (225) 603-1136.

TRYOUTS: THROUGH AUG. 16. 14U FALL LEAGUE/TOURNAMENT TEAM & 14AAA TOURNAMENT TEAM. CALL ROBBIE OLIVIER (225) 354-5959/EMAIL: ROBBIE.OLIVIER@SIGMAEC.COM OR NEAL ASHBY (225) 413-7237.

TRYOUTS: SCRAPPERS 11 AAA TEAM, 2 P.M., AUG. 23, LOVETT ROAD PARK. CALL HANK ROBINSON (225) 202-3656 OR JOEY SAMSON (225) 241-3188. EMAIL: SCRAPPERSBASEBALL@YAHOO.COM.

COACH NEEDED: SAINTS YOUTHS AGES 10-13. PAID JOB. CALL DAVID KIBBE (225) 963-0330.

BASEBALL-SOFTBALL

BASKETBALL

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

CHEER

  • MANSHIP Y YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 15 for September-October sessions, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12. Fee $50 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

FLAG FOOTBALL

  • ISO FALL YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 9, Istrouma Sports Organization, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 4-14. Fee $85. Mandatory evaluations 9-10 a.m., Aug. 15 & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 for 8-game Sept. 26-Oct. 31 season runs. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775. Website: www.istrouma.org/flagfootball.

MANSHIP Y YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUG. 15 FOR SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER SCHEDULE, PAULA MANSHIP YMCA, BATON ROUGE. AGES 5-12. FEE $50 MEMBERS, $85 NONMEMBERS. CALL GREG WROBLEWSKI (225) 767-9622. EMAIL: GWROBLEWSKI@YMCABR.ORG.

GOLF

  • BREC-DUMAS TUESDAY LEAGUE: 5 p.m. shotgun start, Tuesdays, Dumas GC, Baker. 9-holes, stroke play with blind draw best-ball partner. Call Jason Miller (225) 775-9166. Email: dumas@brec.org.

BREC-HOWELL PARK THURSDAY BEST-BALL TOURNAMENT: 5 P.M. SHOTGUN START, THURSDAY, HOWELL PARK, BATON ROUGE. 9-HOLES, STROKE PLAY WITH BLIND-DRAW PARTNER. FEE $18. CALL JASON MILLER (225) 357-9292.

HOWELL PARK SUNDAY TOURNAMENT: 8:30 A.M., SUNDAY’S, HOWELL PARK, BATON ROUGE. STROKE PLAY. FEE $45. CALL PRO SHOP (225) 357-9292.

AJGT OAK HARBOR JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: NOON, AUG. 20 FOR AUG. 22-23, 36-HOLE EVENT, OAK HARBOR GC, SLIDELL. AGES 11-18. FEE $185. CALL DIANE FORD (985) 630-3066. WEBSITE: WWW.ARROWHEADJGT.COM.

KICKBALL

  • ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: Aug. 7, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

PICKLEBALL

  • BREC CEDAR RIDGE LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

ISO JULY GAMES: 7 P.M. TUESDAYS THROUGH JULY 28, BAIN GYM, ISTROUMA BAPTIST, BATON ROUGE. CALL ML WOODRUFF (225) 610-0596/EMAIL: MWOODRUFF@ISTROUMA.ORG.

REC PLANK ROAD PARK: 6-9 P.M. TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS. CALL RICHARD BENTLEY-SMITH (225) 273-6403.

BREC FORREST PARK: 6-9 P.M., THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS. CALL RICHARD BENTLEY-SMITH (225) 273-6403.

BREC LOVETT ROAD PARK: 6-9 P.M. MONDAYS, CENTRAL. CALL RICHARD BENTLEY-SMITH (225) 273-6403.

RUNNING-WALKING

  • HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Aug. 4, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

HUMP DAY 2-MILER & HALF-MILE YOUTH RUN: 6:45 P.M., AUG. 5, DOWNTOWN YMCA, BATON ROUGE. SPONSORED BY CLUB SOUTH RUNNERS. FEES: NONE FOR CSR MEMBERS, $10 NONMEMBERS, $2 HIGH SCHOOL & YOUNGER. REFRESHMENTS FOLLOW RUN. PROCEEDS BENEFIT JOE AND ANN WILLS. RACE-DAY ONLY REGISTRATION 5:45 P.M. LAST IN 5-RUN SERIES. WEBSITE: WWW.CLUBSOUTHRUNNERS.ORG.

CAJUN INDUSTRIES TWILIGHT CLASSIC: 6:30 P.M., AUG. 15, USS KIDD MUSEUM, RIVER ROAD AT GOVERNMENT STREET, BATON ROUGE. 1-MILE FUN RUN & 5K ROADRACE. FEES $15 & $20, $25 RACE DAY. WEBSITE: WWW.CLUBSOUTHRUNNERS.COM. REGISTRATION: WWW.IMATHLETE.COM.

ZOO RUN RUN: 7:45 A.M., AUG. 22, BATON ROUGE ZOO, BAKER. 5K ROADRACE & FUN RUN. FEES $25, $30 RACE DAY/ADULTS, $12. $17 RACE DAY/12-UNDER. BENEFITS B.R. ZOO & INTERNATIONAL CHEETAH CONSERVATION. CALL BR ZOO (225) 775-3877. EMAIL: INFO@BRZOO.ORG.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

  • TRYOUTS: Vipers 10U, 9 a.m., Aug. 8, PARD Rec Park, Ponchatoula. All positions. Call Frank Vicknair (985) 351-4679.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

  • FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: Aug. 7, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

SOCCER

  • YMCA YOUTH CLINICS/LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 15. Paula Manship YMCA & A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Once-a-week practices. Games begin Sept. 12. Ages 3-4/$40 members, $70 nonmembers & ages 5-12/$50 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski/Manship Y (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org. Call Kevin Franklin/A.C. Lewis Y (225) 924-3606. Email: kfranklin@ymcabr.org.

SWIMMING

  • CRAWFISH SWIM/NOVICE/HOME SCHOOL FALL TEAMS EVALUATIONS: Aug. 11-12, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge; 4:30- 5 p.m./ages 4-8, 5:15-5:45 p.m./ages 9-14. Fall developmental team season begins Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m./ages 5-8 & 5:30 p.m./ages 9-older. Call Kayla Dicharry (225) 769-4323/swim team or Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323/preteam. Website: www.crawfishaquatics.com.
  • CRAWFISH AQUATICS FALL BABIES/MOMMY & ME LESSONS: Aug. 17-Sept. 9 in 2-week 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday sessions. Ages 6 months-2 years. Fee $120/session. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.
  • CRAWFISH AQUATICS FALL SWIMMING LESSONS: Aug. 17-Sept. 10 in 2-week morning/evening Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Ages 3-12. Fee $140/session. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.
  • CRAWFISH AQUATICS NOVICE GROUP: Begins Aug. 24, CA, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. 4:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 6 p.m. ages 4-12 year olds. Various fees. Call Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.