Fun & Fitness Calendar

BASEBALL

  • TRYOUTS: July 27, Beast 2014 12-year-olds team. Call Brannon Danos (225) 747-5939. Email: danos33@att.net.
  • TRYOUTS: July 27 & Aug. 3, Bayou Bandits 10-year-old fall-spring, Central-Livingston area tournament team. Call Steven Thomas (225) 772-1452.
  • 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: 6 p.m., July 29-30, Ascension Christian High Field, Donaldsonville. Ascension Crusaders 13-under spring team. Call Paul Burgard (985) 249-9145. Email: Amiller@achslions.com.
  • TRYOUTS: 5:45 p.m., July 31 & 9:30 a.m. Aug. 3, Cedar Ridge Park, Baton Rouge. Varsity 14 AA/AAA, 13 AAA/Major, 10 AA/AAA & 9 AA/AAA teams. 7:15 p.m., July 31 & 11 a.m. Aug. 3, same location, 11 AA/AAA & 12 AA/AAA teams. Call Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376 or David Key (225) 405-5108.
  • 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, Baton Rouge Bullets 12 Major 2014 team. Call Rusty Brooks (225) 335-2723. Email: ptguru21@aol.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 3, D-Cutters 14-under AAA/Major tournament team. Email Connor Eglin: ceglin@cox.net or Dan Canevari: dcanevari@cox.net.
  • 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, JackHammer 9-under, 10-under, 11-under, 12-under 13-under & 14-under 2014 teams. Call Jason Kinchen (225) 931-3054. Email: jasonkinchen32@aol.com.
  • TRYOUTS: 10 a.m., Aug. 3, North Park, Denham Springs. Walker Rockets 8-under, 10-under, 11-under & 13-under tournament teams. Call Spencer Loe (225) 802-5133.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 3-4, Ascension Parish 14-under Major/AAA tournament team. Call Troy Mistretta (225) 978-4448. Email: mistretta43@hotmail.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 3-4, Saints 7-under, 8-under, 9-under, 10-under & 11-under spring/summer 2014 competitive league/tournament teams. Call David Kibbe (225) 963-0330. Email: info@SaintsYouthBaseball.com.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 3-4, 13-year-old fall-spring AA/AAA tournament team. Call David Miller (225) 921-0919. Email: dmille7@live.com.
  • CLINIC: Aug. 2-4, Louisiana Academy, 5620 Crawford, Harahan. FIU coach Turtle Thomas. Fee $200. Call Academy (504) 914-9947/(504) 733-8660.
  • WALKER PARKS FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 8, Walker Parks & Rec, Walker. Ages 5-15. Fee $500/team for Sept. 9-Oct. 10 competitive league. Major League rules. Call Walker Parks (225) 665-3755. Email: traci.westmoreland@walker-la.gov.
  • 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, Ascension Braves, Robert Park, Gonzales. 9-10 year-old team/9 a.m., 11-12 year-old team/11 a.m. Call Wayne Young (225) 266-3332.
  • 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.
  • CENTRAL CITY FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 12, Central City Complex, Central. 9-10 & 11-12 age leagues. Fee $500/team. Saturday-Sunday Sept 14-Oct 19.Call Lane Ashford (225) 335-3931. Email: tresofla@Huges.net.
  • TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 16, 11-under fall/spring baseball team. Call Jason Sills (225) 505-5128.
  • 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.
  • TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 18, Velocity 13 Major team. Call Bill Carmouche (225) 747-5855.
  • LA. TIGERS FALL BALL: Aug. 22 for 8-week program, North Park, Denham Springs. Ages 11-12, 13-15 & 16-18. 2 practices/doubleheader each week. Fee $500. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012. Email: leomcclure@bellsouth.net.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 25, Lovett Road Park. Scrappers 13-under team. Call Eric Blalock (225) 938-1426 or Ty Thomas (225) 936-8655.
  • TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 25, 8-under Livingston Parish-based Nitro fall-spring tournament team. Call Lance Galloway (251) 604-0332. Email: nitrobaseballclub@yahoo.com.

BASKETBALL

  • LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.
  • MANSHIP YMCA YOUTH CLINICS: Aug. 17 & Aug. 24. 90 minutes/ages 5-12. Paula G. Manship YMCA. Fees $25 members, $50 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

CHEER

  • YMCA YOUTH FALL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 16 for A.C. Lewis YMCA & Paula Manship YMCA. Ages 3-12. Fees $45-50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Lewis Y (225) 924-3606; Greg Wroblewski, Manship Y (225) 767-9622/ Emailgawroblewski@ymcabr.org.

FITNESS

  • ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 3 & Aug. 17, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5 & older. Fees $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

FOOTBALL

  • NCAA FOOTBALL’S YOUTH INITIATIVE CLINIC: 4 p.m., July 24, Joe Brown Park, New Orleans. Limited to first 300 youngsters ages 5-14. No fee. Sponsored by Allstate Sugar Bowl & R+L Carriers. Call park (504) 828-2440.
  • 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.
  • C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA FALL YOUTH TACKLE LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug 16. Ages 7-12. League runs Aug. 26-Oct. 19. Fees $40 members $40, $85 nonmembers (pads not included). Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.

FLAG FOOTBALL

  • YMCA YOUTH FALL LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 16 for A.C. Lewis Y/ages 5-12, C.B. Pennington Jr. Y, ages 4-12 & Paula Manship Y/ages 5-12. Leagues play Aug. 26-Oct. 19. Fees $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis Y (225) 924-3606; Steve Ryan, Pennington Y (225) 272-9622/email: sryan@ymcabr.org; Greg Wroblewski, Manship Y (225) 767-9622/ Emailgawroblewski@ymcabr.org.
  • ISTROUMA SPORTS ORGANIZATION YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 21. Boys & girls ages 4-14, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Evaluations 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 19 or Aug. 20. League play Sept. 21-Nov. 9. Website registration: www.istrouma.org/flagfootball. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118.

GOLF

  • LOUISIANA WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION/FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP: July 29-30, Contraband Bayou GC, L’Auberge du Lac, Lake Charles. Online entry: www.lwgagolf.com. Call Cathy Campbell: (985) 785-2502.
  • 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.
  • MID-AMATEUR/LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION: Aug. 2-4, The Bluffs CC, St. Francisville. Players must be LGA member with USGA Handicap Index. Online registration: www.LGAgolf.org. Call LGA office (337) 265-3938.
  • SENIOR AMATEUR/LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION: Aug. 15-17, Bayou DeSiard CC, Monroe. Players must be LGA member with USGA Handicap Index. Online registration: www.LGAgolf.org. Call LGA office (337) 265-3938.
  • AJGT LOUISIANA COPPER MILL JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Aug. 21 for Aug. 24-25 event, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. Junior players ages 11-18, 36 holes. Fee. $215. 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 23, 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 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
  • 13TH ANNUAL NELL’S ANGELS MEMORIAL 5K RUN/WALK: 7:30 a.m., Aug. 3, Fordoche Park, Henry Drive, Fordoche. Fee $30 includes food, drink. Individuals & teams. Benefits Pointe Coupee Parish cancer patients through the Janell Legier LaCombe Memorial Fund. Registration website: www.nells-angels.org.org. Email Jeremy LaCombe: Jeremy@nells-angels.org.
  • HUMP DAY 2-MILER & HALF-MILE YOUTH RUN: 6:45 p.m., Aug. 7, Beauvoir Park, Perkins Road overpass, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees for non-CSR members. Registration 5:45 p.m. Fifth in five-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

  • TRYOUTS: 9-11 a.m., Aug. 3, 007’s 10-under team, St. Amant High softball field, St. Amant. Call Mark Maher (225) 910-2700 or Brad Savoy (225) 247-6520.
  • TRYOUTS: 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 3 & 1-3 p.m., Aug. 4, Line Drive Batting Cades, Denham Springs. Girls’ Extreme Heat 12-under & 14-under teams. Call Kevin Spangler/12-under (504) 416-8885 & Kert Stuckey/14-under (225) 405-8984.
  • TRYOUTS: Aug. 3, Lovett Road Park, Central & Aug. 10, Plank Road Park, Zachary. LA Lady Lightning, 10-under/10 a.m.-noon both days. & 12-under/2-4 p.m. both days. Call Kellie Guercio (225) 936-3599. Email Shane Nolan: LALadyLightning@hotmail.com.
  • WALKER PARKS FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 8, Walker Parks & Rec, Walker. Ages 5-15. Fee $500/team for Sept. 9-Oct. 10 competitive league. USFA rules. Call Walker Parks (225) 665-3755. Email: traci.westmoreland@walker-la.gov.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

  • FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: July 26, 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.
  • WALKER PARKS FALL CO-ED LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 8, Walker Parks & Rec, Walker. Ages 18-older. Fee $500/team. Call Walker Parks (225) 665-3755. Email: traci.westmoreland@walker-la.gov.
  • ZACHARY ADULT CO-ED REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 16. 18-& older league runs September-October. Fee $500/team. Call Jason or Lea Waxley (225) 658-5089. Website: www.zysoftball.org.

SOCCER

  • YMCA YOUTH FALL LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 16 for A.C. Lewis Y/ages 3-12, C.B. Pennington Jr. Y, ages 4-12 & Paula Manship Y/ages 3-12. Leagues play begins Aug. 26. Fees $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis Y (225) 924-3606; Steve Ryan, Pennington Y (225) 272-9622/email: sryan@ymcabr.org; Greg Wroblewski, Manship Y (225) 767-9622/ Emailgawroblewski@ymcabr.org.
  • BATON ROUGE SC FALL REGISTRATION: Aug. 18 early discount deadline, Baton Rouge Soccer Club. Ages 3-adult (men’s & wmen’s leagues). Fees $80-$125. Call BRSA (225) 924-2157. Registration website: www.brsa.org.

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.