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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: Varsity Elite, Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. 5-6:15 p.m., July 20, 9 AA/AAA & 10AAA teams, call Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376/Email: scottkirby@ymail.com; 6:30-7:45 p.m., July 20, 11AAA, 12 AA teams, call Kirby & 12AAA teams, call Kirby or Luke Gomez (225) 329-5498; 6-7:15 p.m., July 23, 14 AA/AAA teams, call Kirby or Kellen Bozeman (225) 270-0148. Website: www.varsityelitebaseball.com.

TRYOUTS: Rockets, 9:30 a.m., Aug. 1, 12-under team, call Henry Belleau (225) 939-8103/email: belleauhenry@yahoo.com; 2 p.m., Aug. 2, 8-under team, call Toby Coates (225) 405-4822.

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: 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.

BASKETBALL

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

FOOTBALL

BATON ROUGE RIVERBOAT BANDITS TRYOUTS/PRACTICES: 6 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, BREC Nairn Drive Park. Full-contact minor league football. Players 18 and older. No registration fee. Coaches needed. Call Joe Bean (225) 938-8183/(504) 994-6655.

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.

GOLF

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

AJGT COCA COLA JUNIOR MASTERS ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, July 10 for July 14-15 event, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

50th-ANNUAL CAPITOL CITY GOLF ASSOCIATION OPEN: July 13-14, Copper Mill GC, 2100 Copper Mill Drive, Zachary. 36 holes medal play. Flights set after first round. 7 a.m. July 13 first tee time. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start June 14. Special Senior/60-older flight. Fee $160, includes banquet, lunch. Closest-to-pin & long-drive contests. Benefits The First Tee of Baton Rouge & Melrose Elementary Support. Call Don Watson (225) 278-1513 or Huston Williams (225) 252-7617.

HURRICANE JUNIOR TOUR MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: July 15 for July 25-26 event, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. Boys 11-12, 13-14, 15-18 & Girls 11-14, 15-18 age divisions/36 holes. Fees $189/HJGT members, $234/nonmembers. Qualifiers for Nov. 28-29 Hurricane Cup & Dec. 5-6 nationals. Registration website: hjgt.org. Call HJGT (904) 379-2697. Email: info@hjgt.org.

AJGT BLUE POINTE STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, July 21 for July 24-25, 54-hole event, Beau Chene GC, Mandeville. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. shotgun start, July 25, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. 4-player teams. Fee $50/player includes lunch. Long-drive & closest-to-hole contests. Benefits needy in East Baton Rouge, West Feliciana & East Feliciana parishes. Call Sam LeBlanc (225) 784-1264, email: samleblanc3rd@gmail.com or Craig Borlinghaus (225) 634-0044.

9TH-ANNUAL IAFF/MDA SCRAMBLE: Aug. 1, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Copper Mill GC, 2100 Copper Mill Boulevard, Zachary. 4-player scramble. Fee $400/team includes food. Closest-to-pin & long-drive contests. Call Corey Sharp (225) 936-6149. Email: coreysharp11@yahoo.com.

KICKBALL

ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: July 10, 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 Gum, 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., July 7, 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., July 8, Miss. River levee near LSU Vet School, Skip Bertman Drive at River Road, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees: none for CSR members, $10 nonmembers, $2 high school & younger. Refreshments follow run. Race-day only registration 5:45 p.m. Third in 5-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org.

HUMP DAY 2-MILER & HALF-MILE YOUTH CROSS-COUNTRY RUN: 6:45 p.m., July 22, BREC Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees: none for CSR members, $10 nonmembers, $2 high school & younger. Race-day only registration 5:45 p.m. Fourth in 5-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org.

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.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: July 10, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

SWIMMING

MANSHIP YMCA LESSONS: July 20-30, Monday-Thursday, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. 6 months & older. Fees $60 members, $105 nonmembers. Also July 20-30, Aug. 3-6. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Website registration: www.ymcabatonrouge.org/Programs/Aquatics.

CRAWFISH SWIM/NOVICE TEAMS: Through July 22, developmental competitive swim/ages 5-older & preteam/ages 4-12 groups. Fees vary. Call for practice times. Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Fall placement evaluations Aug. 11-12, 4:30-5 p.m./ages 4-8, 5:15-5:45 p.m./ages 9-14 for fall season Aug. 17 start. Call Kayla Dicharry (225) 769-4323/swim team or Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323/preteam. Website: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

TRI PROGRAM: Swim/cycle/run training, 4 p.m. Friday swim & 7:30 a.m. Saturday cycle/run. Fees vary. Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Email Shelly Johnston: shelly@crawfishtri.com.