Fun & Fitness Calendar

BASEBALL

  • FOURTH ANNUAL BULLETS BASH: July 20-21, Stevens Park, Gonzales. 8-year-old kids-pitch tournament. Fee $200. Call Rusty Brooks (225) 335-2723. Email: ptguru21@aol.com.
  • TRYOUTS: July 27, Beast 2014 12-year-olds team. Call Brannon Danos (225) 747-5939. Email: danos33@att.net.
  • BREC P.L.A.Y.S. COACHES PITCH MLB/RBI WORLD SERIES: 6-8:30 p.m., July 29-Aug. 1, Oak Villa Park, Baton Rouge. 8-under Boys, Girls & Co-Ed teams. Fee $25. Field limited, 2-game guarantee. Call Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402. Email: ahawkins@brec.org.
  • TRYOUTS: Through July, Jackhammer 10-under fall/spring team. Call Jeff Winston (225) 993-9798 or Brandon Winston (225) 614-1988.
  • TRYOUTS: Through July, 13-year-old 2014 Major-level tournament team. Call Chris Aspholm (225) 773-4802.
  • TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 3, 2014 Baton Rouge Bullets 12 Major team. Call Rusty Brooks (225) 335-2723. Email: ptguru21@aol.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 3, Scrappers 9AA/AAA fall/spring tournament team. Call Joey Samson (225) 247-9822 or Tiger Holt (225) 276-5367.
  • TRYOUTS: 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 3, North Park, Denham Springs. Velocity 7-under team. Email: LouisianaVelocity@gmail.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 3-4, Ascension Parish 14-under Major/AAA tournament team. Call Troy Mistretta (225) 978-4448. Email: mistretta43@hotmail.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 10, 2014 La Tigers 11-, 12-, 13- & 14-year-old AA/AAA & Major travel teams. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 10-11, Ascension Mets, SBA Field, 1502 St. Edward, Gonzales. Aug 10, 8 a.m./10s, 10 a.m./11s, 2 p.m./12s, 4 p.m./13s, 6 p.m./14s & Aug 11, 3-5 p.m. all ages. Call Suire’s Academy (225) 644-1965. Email: ksbaseballacademy@gmail.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 11, Ascension Angels 12-under & 13-under 2013-2014 tournament/travel teams. Call James Morrissey/12-under team (225) 603-1136, email: deaconjmorrissey@gmail.com or Tim Achord/13-under team (225) 715-3962.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 17-18, Blast Indoor Training, 9121 Cockerham Rd., Denham Springs. Louisiana Blast AAA/Major 10-under, 2-3:30 p.m., Aug. 17; 11-under & 12-under, 4-5:30 p.m., Aug. 17; 13-under, 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 17; 14-under 2-3:30 p.m., Aug. 18; 15-under Elite, 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 18; 16-under Elite, 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 18. Call Russ Johnson (225) 802-1766.

BASKETBALL

  • LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee.
  • CHAIRMEN OF THE BOARDS IV: July 12-14, Hosanna Christian Academy, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 10-under through 18-under divisions. Fee $150/team. 3-game guarantee. Call Spencer Bayonne (225) 205-1233 or Jackie Bayonne (225) 726-9119.
  • HOMETOWN HEROES CLINIC: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 20, Team Automotive Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge. Players 5th grade and older. Fee $50. Rotating sessions with former LSU players Howard Carter, Glen Davis, Ronald Dupree, Darnell Lazare, Ethan Martin, Leonard Mitchell, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Stanley Roberts, Collis Temple, Garrett Temple, Tyrus Thomas, Marcus Thornton and Nikita Wilson. Space limited. Website registration: www.teamsportsplex.net. Call Anthony Kimble (225) 936-5161.

FOOTBALL

  • LSU 7-ON-7 PASSING & LINEMAN DRILL DAY: 11 a.m., July 20, Charles McClendon Practice Facility, LSU, Baton Rouge. 7-on-7 limited to the first 30 registered teams. Fee $35/player. Registration deadline July 17. Call Charles Baglio (225) 241-3941 or Nikole Jessie (225) 578-649.
  • BATON ROUGE RIVERBOAT BANDITS PRACTICES: 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, Kenilworth Middle School, 7600 Boone St., Baton Rouge. Full-contact minor league football in Southern American Football League. Players 18 and older. No fee. Call (225) 324-4417 or (225) 938-8183.

GOLF

  • JUNIOR AMATEUR/LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION: July 10-12, TPC Louisiana, Westwego. Players must be LGA member with USGA Handicap Index. Online registration: www.LGAgolf.org. Call LGA office (337) 265-3938.
  • LOUISIANA WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION/JUNIOR GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP: July 10-11, Oak Wing GC, Alexandria. Online entry: www.lwgagolf.com. Call Cathy Campbell: (985) 785-2502.
  • DSCC CATFISH 2-MAN TOURNAMENT: July 13-14, Denham Springs CC, Denham Springs. 2-player Stableford System w/handicap. Fee $250/team. Cash prizes. Call DSCC (225) 665-6437/(225) 603/2717.
  • AJGT LOUISIANA PURPLE-AND-GOLD JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, July 19 for July 22-23 event, University CC, Baton Rouge. Junior players ages 11-18, 36 holes. Fee. $255. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.
  • LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATON FOUR-BALL: July 20-21, Money Hill Golf & CC, Abita Springs. Online registration: www.LGAgolf.org. Call LGA office (337) 265-3938.
  • AJGT LOUISIANA COCA COLA STROKE-PLAY JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, July 30 for Aug. 2-4 event, Beau Chene GC, Mandeville. Junior players ages 11-18, 54 holes. Fee. $295. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

PICKLEBALL

  • BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.
  • ISO FUN NIGHT: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Istrouma Baptist Church Gym, Baton Rouge. No reservations needed. Call ISO Sports 225) 295-0775.
  • BREC FORREST PARK: 6-8 p.m., Thursdays & 6-9 p.m., Fridays. 3 courts/all ages. Call Babe English (225) 753-9634.
  • BREC HIGHLAND ROAD PARK: 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays. 2 courts. Call (225) 767-4003.
  • BREC/YMCA HOWELL PLACE: 5-8 p.m., Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.
  • BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. 2 courts. Call Charles Welsh (225) 261-3621.

RUNNING-WALKING

  • HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., July 9, 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 10, Levee near LSU Vet School. Skip Bertman Drive at River Road, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees for non-CSR members. Registration 5:45 p.m. Third in five-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org
  • HUMP DAY 2-MILER & HALF-MILE YOUTH RUN: 6:45 p.m., July 24, Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees for non-CSR members. Registration 5:45 p.m. Fourth in five-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

  • 17TH ANNUAL BIRD DEDON MEMORIAL & SCHOLARSHIP TOURNAMENT/ASA GOVERNOR’S GAMES: July 12-14, Oak Villa Complex, Baton Rouge. Girls 10-under through 18-under age divisions. Fee $175 plus umpire fee. Pool play then double elimination. Call Rose Dedon (225) 924-6591. Email: dsoftballrose@aol.com.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

  • FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: July 12, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $90/team. 4-game guarantee. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

TENNIS

  • NEW PLAYER’S CLINIC: 9:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Mondays, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. Saturdays, Lamar TC, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fees $13, $20 & $25. Register day prior to event. Call Ronnie Walters (225) 612-2400. Email: rwalters@ymcabr.org.
  • CARDIO WORKOUTS: 6 p.m. Mondays & 8 a.m. Tuesdays, Lamar TC, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 18-older. Fees $8, $15 & $20. Register day prior to event. Call Ronnie Walters (225) 612-2400. Email: rwalters@ymcabr.org.
  • LADIES DOUBLES CLINIC: 9 a.m. Fridays, Lamar TC, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 18-older. Fees $15, $22 & $27. Register day prior to event. Call Ronnie Walters (225) 612-2400. Email: rwalters@ymcabr.org.
  • SECOND SERVE CLINIC: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Lamar TC, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 18-older. Fees $13, $20 & $25. Register day prior to event. Call Ronnie Walters (225) 612-2400. Email: rwalters@ymcabr.org.

TRIATHLON

  • PARDS SPLASH, ROLL & RUN MINI-TRI: Aug. 10-11, Denham Springs. Ages 6-14 & 15-older individual & team divisions. Aug. 10, 15-older, 150-yard swim, 12-mike bike, 2-mile run, fee $65 individuals, $85 teams. Aug. 11, ages 6-14, distances vary for ages 6, 7-10 & 11-14, fee $35. Call Bobbi Jo Guerin (225) 337-0041, email: beguerin@gmail.com. Website registration: www.pardsla.com.

GUIDELINES

  • The deadline for Fun & Fitness Calendar notices is 5 p.m. every Friday.
  • Notices will be accepted four weeks in advance of the event.
  • Submissions must be legibly handwritten or typed and must include activity/sport, date, time, site, entry fees, entry deadlines, the full name of contact person(s) and telephone numbers with area code. Only two contacts with telephone numbers/Email addresses will be published.
  • SUBMIT NOTICES TO: Fun & Fitness Calendar, Advocate Sports, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge LA 70821. FAX (225) 388-0318. Email: sports@theadvocate.com.