BASEBALL

TRYOUTS: Aug. 10-11, LA Blast 13 Majors and 13AAA teams for 2012 season. Call Russ Johnson (225) 802-1766 or Scooter Morris (225) 247-4145.

TRYOUTS: 5-7:30 p.m. through Aug. 12, Emmitt Douglas Park, New Roads. 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 & 15-16-year-old teams. Fee $35. Call Jason Cador (225) 638-7736 or Jim McCartt (225) 226-8254.

TRYOUTS: Aug. 13, Robert Park, Gonzales. Ascension Braves. 10 a.m./9-10-year-old; 1 p.m./11-12; 3 p.m./13-14. Call Wayne Young (225) 266-3332.

TRYOUTS: Aug. 13 & Aug. 27, Central Shockers 14AAA fall/2012 team. Call Tim Tullier (225) 931-2784. Email: tdconst@cox.net

TRYOUTS: 9 a.m. Aug. 13, St. Michael High School, Baton Rouge. Louisiana Lugnuts 13AAA team. Call Coyt Nicholson (225) 937-8311 or Ryan Frith (225) 337-2491.

TRYOUTS: 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 13 & Aug. 20, Central High School. 10-under, 11-under & 14-under fall & 2012 spring tournament team. Call Wyn Spencer (225) 202-0419 or Mike Forbes (225) 270-2674.

TRYOUTS: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 13, Lovett Road Park, Central. LA Bayou Express boys 8-under competitive tournament team. Call Marc Walls (225) 405-6077.

TRYOUTS: Aug. 13-14, LA Blast 12 Majors & 12 AAA teams for 2012 season. Call Russ Johnson (225) 802-1766.

TRYOUTS: Aug. 13-14, Zachary Youth Park. Legendz Academy 2012 summer teams: Aug. 13, 9 a.m./8-under; 10 a.m./9-U; 12:30 p.m./10-U; 1:30 p.m./11-U; 2:30 p.m./12-U; Aug. 14, 2:30 p.m./13-under, 14-under. Call Todd Hernandez (225) 270-2298. Email: info@legendzsportsacademy.org

USSSA BACKYARD BRAWL: Aug. 13-14, Goldin Sportsplex, Gulfport, Miss. 7-under through 12-U 2012 state qualifier. Fees $175 & $275. 3-game minimum. Rick Caver (228) 760-3474. E-mail: coastoutlaws@aol.com

USSSA BACK TO SCHOOL SLUGFEST: Aug. 13-14, Ward 9 Complex, Pineville. Ages 7-18. Fee $250. 3-game minimum. Call Pineville Rec Dept. (318) 449-5687. Email: pinevillerec10@aol.com

TRYOUTS: Aug. 13-14, Traction teams, 11- & 12-under teams/10 a.m.-noon; 13- & 14-U teams/12:30-2:30 p.m. Traction CSE (225) 753-7777. http://www.tractioncse.com/

TRYOUTS: 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Aug. 14, BREC’s Airline Highway/Fairgrounds Park. RedStix Baseball 12AAA tournament team. No coaches fees. Russell Lofton (225) 445-6104.

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 15, Louisiana Hurricanes AAA, 11-year-old Central-Denham Springs area tournament team. Call Brady Fontenot (225) 281-6505 or Chad DeLaune (225) 330-9231.

ADULT FALL WOOD BAT LEAGUE: Aug. 16 through mid-October, Port Allen. 18-older league. Fee $100/player. Call Locke Wheeler (225) 241-0541. Website: http://www.

redstickbaseball.com/

WALKER PARKS & RECREATION FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 17. Ages 7-15. Fee $500/team. Roster, insurance, birth certificates required. Call Walker P&R (225) 665-3755. Email: ray.

danna@walker-la.gov

CYPRESS MOUNDS FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 17, League ages 6-under through 14-under. Call Cypress Mounds (225) 757-5550. Email: info@

cypressmounds.com

TRYOUTS: Aug. 20, Delrie Fields, North Park, Denham Springs. Velocity 9-, 10-, 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-under teams for 2012 season. 9:30-11:30 a.m./ages 12-14; 12:30-3:30 p.m./ages 9-11. Call Bill Carmouche (225) 747-5885 or Chad Spedale (225) 933-9437.

USSSA NIT BACK TO SCHOOL BLOWOUT: Aug. 20-21, Cypress Mounds Complex. 7-under through 14-under open divisions. Fee $325. 3-game guarantee. Call Cypress Mounds (225) 757-5550. Email: info@

cypressmounds.com

USSSA NIT FALL CLASSIC: Aug. 20-21, Gulfport Sportsplex, Gulfport, Miss. Ages 7-under through 14-under 2012 world series qualifier. Fees $195 & $350. 3-game minimum. Call Rick Caver (228) 760-3474. Website: http://www.gulfcoastbaseball.net/

TRYOUTS: 9:30-11 a.m. Aug. 20-21, Live Oak Sports Association complex, La. 16, Watson. LA Crawlers, 13-year-old 2012 Central-Denham Springs-Watson area tournament. Call Mike Stevens (225) 252-4866.

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 21, 11AA Ascension Diamondbacks 2011-2012 tournament team. Call Clint Ponvelle (225) 413-0468.

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 21, Louisiana Dodgers, 11-year-old tournament team. Email Chad Roussel: chadr@eatel.net

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 21, LA Rays 13AAA 2011-2012 tournament team. Call Byron Cummings (225) 622-5397. Email: louisiana

rays@yahoo.com

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 21, 12-year-old AA/AAA 2012 tournament team. Call Jim Poche (225) 315-7538 or Tim Guedry (225) 337-0736.

TRYOUTS: 9:30 a.m., Aug. 27, Lovett Road Park. Central Tigers 8-under team. Call Ronnie Walters (225) 205-1177.

LA. TIGERS FALL LEAGUE: Aug. 27 opens eight-week program; 2 Saturday games (6 weeks), North Park, Denham Springs; plus 2 weekly practices. 12-under, 15-U & 18-U teams. Fee $500. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012. Email: leomcclure@bellsouth.net

ASCENSION FALL REC/DRAFTED & TOURNAMENT LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 27. Ages 4-18. Website: http://www.

ascensionbaseball.org/. Email: president

@ascensionbaseball.org

TRYOUTS: 1 p.m. Aug. 27, Highland Road Park. Drive 13-year-old travel team. Call Kyle Smith (318) 230-9046. Email: the

drivebaseball@yahoo.com

TRYOUTS: Aug. 28. La Tigers 11-14-year-old AAA and Major teams. Leo McClure (225) 939-0012. Email: leomcclure@bellsouth.net

TRYOUTS: Through August, RedStix 12AAA 2012 tournament team. Team fee $500. Call Russell Lofton (225) 445-6104.

TRYOUTS: Through August, Central LineDrive 9-under 2012 team. Call Wade Richard (225) 337-0811.

TRYOUTS: Through August, Ascension Mustangs 11AAA & 13AAA tournament teams. Call Byron Bordelon (225) 936-6393. Email: byron@bordelon.us

TRYOUTS: Through August, Prodigy Baseball, Live Oak Ballpark, Watson. 11-under/Major 2012 spring/summer team. Call Mike Pendarvis (225) 773-9236.

TRYOUTS: Through August, Prodigy Baseball, Live Oak Ballpark, Watson. 11-under/AAA 2012 spring/summer team. Call Mike Pendarvis (225) 773-9236 or Sohn Gunter (225) 614-6512.

BASKETBALL

NEW ROADS YOUTH PROGRAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 10. Boys 6-18 through Pointe Coupee Parish. Jason Cador (225) 638-7736 or Jim McCartt (225) 226-8254.

TRYOUTS: Through August, Youth Citywide Developmental team. Grades 3-7. Call Leonard Jackson (225) 405-6185.

CHEERleading

MANSHIP YMCA FALL CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 12, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

FENCING

BEGINNER CLASS: 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 15, B.R. Fencing Club, 1700 Lee Drive, Baton Rouge. Classes Mondays & Thursdays. $50/month plus equipment. Ryan O’Connor (225)772-1053. Email: ben@brfencing.org

FOOTBALL

TRYOUTS: Youth team ages 8-10 (birthday cut-off Nov. 11.) Call Cypress Heights Academy (225) 755-1558. Email: athletics@

cypressheightsacademy.org

FLAG FOOTBALL

C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA FALL YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 12, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12. Aug. 30-Oct. 22 league. Fees $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabaton

rouge.org

MANSHIP YMCA FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 12, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-10. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

WEST FELICIANA PARKS & REC YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sept. 6. Boys & girls 6-under through 14-U leagues. Fee $60/parish, $72 nonparish. League play begins Sept. 24. Call WFPRD (225) 784-8447.

BREC YOUTH LEAGUE: Sept. 10. Boys & girls ages 4?6. Team fee $175. Saturday morning games, Independence & Kathy parks. Call Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402. Email: ahawkins@brec.org

Golf

BREC’s EDWIN WATTS LEAGUE: 5 p.m. shotgun start, Aug. 9 & Aug. 10, BREC’s Santa Maria GC, Old Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. Two leagues for weekly Tuesday & Wednesday play through Aug. 20. Fee $50 membership, $20 weekly fee. two-player teams. Call Ken Caldwell (225) 273-7364. Website: http://www.brec.org/golf

QUALITY TIRE FENNWOOD HILLS 4-BALL: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. tee times, Aug. 13-14, Fennwood, Zachary. Two-player teams. Fee $270. Entry deadline 5 p.m. Aug. 11. Call Fennwood (225) 654-8586.

AJGT THE BRIDGES JUNIOR CLASS ENTRY DEADLINE: Aug. 14 for Aug. 20-21 tournament, The Bridges, Bay St. Louis, Miss. Boys & girls ages 12-18. 36 holes. Fee $195. Call Arrowhead Junior Golf (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com/

AJGT SANTA MARIA JUNIOR CLASS ENTRY DEADLINE: Aug. 21 for Aug. 27-28 tournament, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 12-18. 36 holes. Fee $195. Call Arrowhead Junior Golf (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com/

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-&-OLDER LEAGUE: 5-9 p.m. Sundays, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays; 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, BREC Cedar Ridge Park. Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

BREC PLANK ROAD LEAGUE: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays; 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Plank Road Park, Zachary. Call Lothar Kuhn (225) 654-9743.

BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. Charles Welsh (225) 261-3621.

BREC ANTIOCH PARK LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Park Rec Center (225) 757-8316.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m. Aug. 9, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street, Baton Rouge. Fee $30 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. 10, City Park, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees $2/youth, $5 CSR members, $10 nonmembers. Registration 5:45 p.m. Last in series. http://www.clubsouthrunners.net/

NO BOUNDARIES 5K TRAINING PROGRAM MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Fleet Feet Sports, Baton Rouge. 10-week program begins Aug. 22. Email: michelle@fleetfeet

batonrouge.com

HALF MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM MEETING: Aug. 11, Fleet Feet Sports, Baton Rouge. 16-week trainer begins Aug. 24. Website: http://www.fleetfeetbaton

rouge.com/

CAJUN INDUSTRIES TWILIGHT CLASSIC: 7 p.m. Aug. 13, Kenilworth Club, 7533 Blendon Drive, Baton Rouge. 5K roadrace. Entry fee $15-$17, $25 after Aug. 11. Presented by Club South Runners. Postrace pool party. Volunteers needed. Call David Vincent (225) 337-3750.

TWILIGHT FOR TYLER: 7 p.m. Aug. 13, Longview Recreation, Humble Street, Paulina. 5K & 1-mile Fun Run. Fee $20. Register at concession stand.

RED CARPET ROAD RACE: 6 p.m. Aug. 20, Fourth Street at North Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Fee $65. Field limited to 300 runners. Includes meal & VIP party. Website: http://www.RunNightlife.com/

ZOO ZOOM: 7:45 a.m. Aug. 27, Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge. 5K roadrace & 1-mile Fun Run. Fee $15/Club South members & $17 for 5K, $12 1-mile, $20 after Aug. 24. Chip timing. 6:30 a.m. registration. Call Mary Woods (225) 775-3877.

FLEET FEET & SAUCONY CROSS COUNTRY DAY: 9 a.m. Aug. 27, Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge. No fee. Includes, breakfast, giveaways. For cross-country runners. Website: http://www.fleetfeetbaton

rouge.com/

14TH ANNUAL MARCUS JONES/100 BLACK MEN OF ST. MARY RUN/WALK: 8 a.m. Sept. 3, Morgan City. 5K Fun Run/Walk. Fee $20 ($25 race day). In conjunction with 76th annual Shrimp & Petroleum Festival. Cash prizes. Call Clarence Robinson Jr. (985) 255-9775. Website: http://www.Kbze.com/

2011.html

SOCCER

C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA FALL YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 12, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 3-12. Aug. 30-Oct. 22 league. Fees $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymca

batonrouge.org

MANSHIP YMCA FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 12, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 3-10. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

BRSA FALL REGISTRATION DEADLINES: Through Aug. 16 for youth leagues; through Sept. 12 for adult leagues. Fees $75-$95. Call Baton Rouge Soccer (225) 924-2157. Website: http://www.brsa.org/

WEST FELICIANA PARKS & REC YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 29. Boys & girls under-6 through under-18 leagues. Fee $60/parish, $72 nonparish. League play begins Sept. 24. Call WFPRD (225) 784-8447.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

TRYOUTS: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 13 & 1-3 p.m. Aug. 14, Live Oak Ball Park, Watson. Lady Katz 2000 12-under team. Call Rusty Rizzo (225) 324-9448 or Jeff Leiva (225) 978-2042.

TRYOUTS: 9-11 a.m. Aug. 13 & 2-4 p.m. Aug. 14, Walker Parks, Walker. Extreme Heat. Call Kert Stuckey (225) 405-8984 or Mike Ard (225) 405-5224.

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 14, The MANIAX group, girls 10-, 12-, 14- & 16-under West Baton Rouge-based team. Email Mike Guillot: CrazyCoachMike@yhoo.com

TRYOUTS: 1 p.m. Aug. 14, Walker Parks & Rec Field, Walker. Louisiana Blazers 18-under team. Call Frank Lee (225) 772-9594 or Mark Maher (225) 910-2700.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: Aug. 12, McLin Fields, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee. $80. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

FALL ADULT LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 22, Cypress Mounds Complex. Women’s, Men’s Co-Ed & Corporate leagues. Call Cypress Mounds (225) 757-5550. Email: info@cypressmounds.com

TRIATHLON

BIG CAJUN/STATE CHAMPIONSHIP: 7 a.m. Aug. 14, New Roads. 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run. Website: http://www.fleetfeet

batonrouge.com/