BASEBALL

CYPRESS MOUNDS 2012 USSSA LEAGUES COACHES INFORMATIONAL MEETING: 6:30-8 p.m., Dec. 7, Clubhouse, Cypress Mounds, Baton Rouge. Teams in 4–14 age groups. Brent Guilbeaux (225) 757-5550. Email: playball@cypressmounds.com

USSSA NIT WINTER WALK-OFF: Dec. 10-11, Cypress Mounds Complex, 7-under through 14-under open age divisions. Fees $150 & $325. 3-game guarantee. Call Brent Guilbeaux/Logan Cockerham (225) 757-5550. Email: info@cypressmounds.com

TRYOUTS: 2 p.m., Dec. 18, Tara High field, Baton Rouge. Louisiana Phoenix 12-under & 14-under teams Email Frank Stevens: phoenixbaseball@yahoo.com

TRYOUTS: Through December, BR Astros, 9-year-old kid pitch Cypress Mounds league/tournament team. Needs 2-3 players. Call Craig Sturiale (504) 400-2962. Email: brastrosbaseball@gmail.com

TRYOUTS: Through December, 12AA CAYL/tournament team. Call Ben Shannon (225) 955-3770. Email: Benjamin.

shannon@cn.ca

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

TRYOUTS: Through December, LA Crawlers 13-year-old 2012 tournament team. Needs 1 player. Call Mike Stevens (225) 252-4866.

TRYOUTS: Through December, Velocity 10Major 2012 team. Call Chad Spedale (225) 933-9437.

TRYOUTS: Through December, LA Surge 13AA Denham Springs-based team. Needs 2 players. Scott Alexander (225) 803-3453.

TRYOUTS: Through December, STIX, 11-under 2012 tournament team, Needs 1-2 players. Call James Thode (225) 921-4161/(225) 921-3962.

TRYOUTS: Through December, Louisiana Rebels 13AAA tournament team. Call Byron Cummings (225) 622-5397. Email: louisianarebels@gmail.com

BASKETBALL

CHRISTMAS TIP-OFF TOURNAMENT: Dec. 9-11, Lester Roberts Sports Academy, 1002 Laurel St., Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 age divisions. Fee $60/team. Call Sports Academy (225) 344-9688 or Edward Robinson (225) 266-7709.

SPORTS ACADEMY WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 20 for Jan. 11 league, Lester Roberts Sports Academy, 1002 Laurel St., Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 age divisions. Call Sports Academy (225) 344-9688 or Edward Robinson (225) 266-7709.

CITYWIDE YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 21 for league play starting Jan. 14. Teams in Grades 2-8, Old Ketchem Gym, 9000 Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Fee $175/team. Call Leonard Jackson (225) 405-6185.

SIXTH ANNUAL MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Dec. 21-23, Lester Roberts Sports Academy, 1002 Laurel St., Baton Rouge. Boys & girls middle school teams. Fee $50/team. 2-game guarantee. Entry deadline Dec. 16. Call Sports Academy (225) 344-9688 or Edward Robinson (225) 266-8903.

EBR MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CLASSIC: Dec. 21-23, Scotlandville High School, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls divisions. Fee $50/team or $80/same school boys & girls teams. Call Bridget Littleton Bowman (225) 229-6217.

PENNINGTON YMCA WINTER YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 23. League play Jan. 9-March 12. Ages 3-17. Fees $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: ryan@ymcabatonrouge.org

LEWIS YMCA WINTER YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 23. Boys & girls ages 3-17 in 7 age groups (boys only age 15-17). League play begins Jan. 8. 8-game guarantee. Fees $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.

MANSHIP YMCA WINTER YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 24. Ages 3-17. Fee $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

BREC YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan. 9. Boys & girls 4-17 age divisions. Fee $175/team. League play begins Jan. 14. LHSAA rules. Call Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402. Email: ahawkins@brec.org

CHEERLEADING

LEWIS YMCA WINTER PROGRAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 23. Ages 3-12. Fees $45 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.

MANSHIP YMCA WINTER YOUTH PROGRAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 24. Ages 4-12. Fee $45 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

Golf

NITE-LITE TOURNAMENT: 6 p.m., Dec. 8, Hammond Golf Center, Hammond. 2-player scramble, 9 holes. Fee $25/player (includes 2 Nite-Lite golf balls.) Website: www.hammondgolfcneter.com

USSSA LAKE CHARLES OPEN ENTRY DEADLINE: Dec. 7 for Dec. 10-111 event, Gray Plantation GC, Lake Charles. Boys & girls 9-11/18 holes & ages 12-18/36 holes. Fees $75 & $150. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Website: www.usssa.com

GULF COAST JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Dec. 14 for Dec. 17-18 36-hole event, Gulf Shores, Ala. Boys & girls ages 12-18. Fee $225. Call Arrowhead Junior Golf (318) 402-2446. Website: 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.

PENNINGTON YMCA OPEN LEAGUE: 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, C. B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, Baton Rouge. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@

ymcabatonrouge.org

BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. Call 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., Dec. 6, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street, Baton Rouge. Fee $30 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

WILL’S RUN: 8 a.m., Dec. 17, Wampold Memorial Park, 901 Stanford Ave., Baton Rouge. 5K & fun run/walk. Fee $15, $20 race day. Benefits cancer patient Will Steele. Call Vicki Ellis (225) 938-1709. Email: Vicki@hrbr.org. Preregistration website: www.willsrun.net/wordpress