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BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

CT Pirates AAU baseball fall tryouts - July 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. (ages 12-14) and 6:45-8 p.m. (ages 15-17). Also July 14, from 10-11:30 a.m. (ages 12-14) and Noon-1:30 p.m. (ages 15-17). All tryouts at Kobyluck field behind Mohegan Elementary School in Montville. Contact: Marc McGrath at gooster12@aol.com or (860) 912-3176 or Willie Rios at willie.rios@hotmail.com or (860) 625-5514.

Ninth Annual Gene Sutera Baseball Tournament - Little League event runs July 20-Aug. 5. Fee: $400. Contact: genesuteratourney@snet.net to get an application.

All-American Softball Pitching/Catching and Hitting Camp - July 23-26 at Vets Field in Waterford; 9 a.m.-noon each day; open to participants ages ages 7-13. Directors are Andy Walker and Liz Sutman. Contact: (860) 961-9742 or email pawball@hotmail.com.

26th annual Christopher Potvin Memorial Tournament - Begins Tuesday, Aug. 7 for ages 13-19. Double-elimination format. Entry fee: $400 per team (deadline is Aug. 3). Visit www.chrispotvinfund.com/ for registration form or contact Wayne Potvin, (860) 848-3643, (860) 334-2300 or email wlpotvin@yahoo.com.

BASKETBALL

Connecticut College Basketball Camp - July 16-20, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For boys entering grades 3-9. Contact: (860) 439-2565, visit www.conncoll.edu/athletics/mbb or email tsat@conncoll.edu

Viking Hoop Camp - July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon, East Lyme High School. For boys and girls entering grades 4-9. Cost: $120 for first child, $80 (additional sibling). Contact: James Cunningham, (860) 526-5461 or John Ahern, (860) 859-2922.

Colchester Parks and Recreation Girls' Basketball Clinic - July 30-Aug. 3, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Bacon Academy gymnasium, open to girls in grades 6-9. Directed by Bacon Academy's girls' basketball coach Dave Shea and his 2012 state championship staff. Fee: $68. Contact: Parks and rec department at (860) 537-7297 or www.colchesterct.gov

Teamwork Basketball Club 16U and 17U boys' travel team - Looking for players for 2012 summer season. Competing in New York City summer leagues: Rumble in the Bronx, Go Home or Go Hard, Elmcore and It's More Than a Game. Contact: coach Ray Evans, (860) 917-1675 or rjevans34@aol.com

FOOTBALL

Eastern Connecticut Football Officials Clinic Tuesdsay, July 24. For anyone interested in joining the Board as well as a clinic for all new officials. Contact: Ken Haner, (860) 546-0507 or email ECFOSecretary@charter.net.

GOLF

6th Annual Bill Bentley Golf Tournament benefitting the L&M Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services Monday, July 16, Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Registration $150, including lunch and dinner, 1:00 shotgun start, scramble format. Numerous golfers and raffle prizes awarded. For information, contact Barbara Bentley at babsbentley@ct.metrocast.net or Scott Wolfe at scottwolfe11@comcast.net.

Cactus Jack Foundation 15th Annual Charity Golf Classic - Monday, July 30, Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Check-in and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Shotgun start for 18-hole scramble at 1:30 p.m. Contests include hole-in-one prize on each par 3 and a chance to win a car on the 8th hole. When golf concludes, there will be social hour and dinner at Langley's Restaurant at GNCC, during which awards will be presented. Fee: $150 per golfer. Contact: cactusjackfndation@att.net

RUNNING

Norwich Rec Runs - Thursdays, July 5-Aug. 23, Mohegan Park Center, Norwich; 6:15 p.m. (group stretching and warmup), followed by 1/2-mile run for children under 6 (must be accompanied by adult) at 6:30 p.m., 1-mile run for children under 6 (must be accompanied by adult) and 7 p.m., 3-mile run for ages 6-and-over (children under 12 must be accompanied by adult). Contact: Norwich Rec. at (860) 823-3791.

MISCELLANEOUS

IFound Fitness River Valley Slim-Down - Five-week challenge includes two exercise sessions per week and healthy coaching information with sessions. At Plattwood Park in Deep River (IFound Fitness Studio in Deep River in case of rain) and runs Tuesdays and Thursday from July 9-Aug. 14. Cost is $225. Contact, (860) 961-4507.

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