Fun & Fitness Calendar


CENTRAL AREA YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 22, Jan. 29; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 2, cafeteria, Central High School, Wax Road, Central. Call Kathy Goudeau (225) 202-6126.

CYPRESS MOUNDS SPRING/SUMMER LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan. 25, Cypress Mounds Complex, Baton Rouge. Ages 4-6/T-Ball/12 games & ages 7-14/15 games. Fees $450-$2,450/team includes season-ending tournament. Call Cypress Mounds (225) 757-5550. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 26, 13AA USSSA Baton Rouge-based tournament team needs three players. Call Shelly Melancon (225) 936-3602. Email:

OPERATION: FIRST BASE CLINIC: 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Ages 6-14, Hartley Vey, Alaska Street Park, Istrouma Baptist Church, Howell Park, Maplewood Park, Saia Park, Anna T. Jordan Park in Baton Rouge & Myhand Park in Addis. No fee. Food and giveaways. Donations of baseball equipment to Istrouma Baptist Church. Event postponed from Jan. 20. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 27, 13-year-old Major team needs one player. Call Wayne McDonald (225) 802-2475. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 27, Saints 7-under and 9-under spring/summer competitive league/tournament teams. Call David Kibbe (225) 963-0330. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 27, La Tigers 12AA & 14AA spring travel teams. Need two players each team. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 29, City Bandits 13-14/AA competitive league/tournament team needs three to four players. Call Shawn Coleman (225) 937-4259 or Chucky Barnes (225) 772-4875.

TRYOUTS: Through January, Varsity 11 AA/AAA & 12AA/Major teams. Call David Key (225) 405-5108 or Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376.

TRYOUTS: Through January, Baton Rouge Bandits 12AA team. Needs three players. Call Lanny Bergeron (225) 716-2220.

TRYOUTS: Through January, Walker Rockets 10AA spring/summer tournament team. Call Spencer Loe (225) 802-5133. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through January, Bandits 9AA CAYL league/tournament team. Call Steven Thomas (225) 772-1452.

TRYOUTS: Through Feb. 10, Louisiana Blast 12-year-old tournament team, Blast training facility, 9121 Cockerham Rd., Denham Springs. Call Blast (225) 802-1766.

TRYOUTS: Through Feb. 24, Scrappers 8-under Greenwell Springs-area coaches pitch CAYL/tournament team. Call Tiger Holt (225) 276-5367 or Joey Samson (225) 247-9822.


LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee.

TRYOUTS: Noon-1:30 p.m. Feb. 3, Team Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge. Red Storm AAU boys 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade spring/summer teams. Call Bryan Denison (225) 892-3739.

LA WARRIORS MARDI GRAS TOURNAMENT: Feb. 9-10, Central Private School, Central. Boys and girls 10-under through 15-under age divisions. Fee $75. Three-game guarantee. Call Ed Palubinskas (225) 324-6022 or Willie Wade (225) 356-6425.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED: Mardi Gras Gators tournament, Denham Springs. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796. Website:


SUPER BOWL SCRAMBLE III: Noon shotgun start, Feb. 3, The Bluffs, St. Francisville. Two-player scramble. Fee $65 members, $85 nonmembers (meal included). Call Tom Agazzi (225) 634-6401. Website:

THE BLUFFS JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Feb. 13 for Feb. 16-17 event, The Bluffs, St. Francisville. Boys & girls ages 11-18. 36 holes. Fee $215. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website registration:


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

BREC PLANK ROAD LEAGUE: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays and 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. Call Charles Welsh (225) 261-3621.

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


HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m. Jan. 22, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

REBEL RUN: 8 a.m. Feb. 9, Central Private School, Central. 5K run/walk. Fee $25. Packet pickup 7-7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Call Jill Coon (225) 261-3341.

MARDI PARDI 2013: Feb. 9, Mockingbird Café, Old Town, Bay St. Louis, Miss. 5K & 10K roadraces. Fees 5K/$25 ($15 students), $30 after Jan. 31, $35 race day; 10K/$30 ($20 students), $35 after Jan. 31, $40 race day. Website:


CENTRAL AREA YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 22, Jan. 29; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 2, cafeteria, Central High School, Wax Road, Central. Call Kathy Goudeau (225) 202-6126.


BATON ROUGE SOCCER CLUB SPRING REGISTRATION: Through Feb. 10. Ages 3-adults (men’s and women’s leagues). Fees $80-$125. Call BRSA office (225) 924-2157. Website:


U.S. EXPRESS CLUB PRACTICE: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Independence Park and 1-3 p.m., Saturdays, Mississippi River levee, downtown Baton Rouge. Boys and girls ages 5-18. Practices same time Tuesdays and Saturdays through March 31. Call Byron Turner (225) 892-3489. Email:


C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA TRIATHLON-A-THON: 8 a.m. Feb. 3, Pennington YMCA, Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge. Indoors, Adult/300-yard swim, 15-minute spin; 1-mile run; Youth (12-younger)/100-yard swim, 10-minute spin, half-mile run. Individual and relay divisions. Fee $25 & pledge fundraiser. Call Erin Shaw (225) 272-9622. Email: