Local Calendar


CT Renegades travel fastpitch softball tryouts - Saturday, Aug. 18 at Ledyard Middle School. 14U at 9 a.m., 16U at 10:30 a.m. and 18U at noon. Contact: Ken Nogacek at ctrenegades2012@aol.com or (860) 608-5558.

Waterford Babe Ruth fall ball registration - Saturday, Aug. 18 (10 a.m.) and Tuesday, Aug. 18 (7 p.m.) at Babe Ruth field. For ages 13-15 (as of May 1, 2012) at cost of $80 and $25 more for each additional sibling.

Mystic Babe Ruth League - Next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Mystic YMCA.

New London Babe Ruth Fall Ball registration - At Martin Center on Aug. 22, Aug. 28 and Aug. 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. New players must bring original birth certificate. Cost is $50. Contact, Anna at (860) 443-7553.

East Lyme Babe Ruth Fall Ball registration - Go to East Lyme Babe Ruth website to register by Aug. 29. Fill out form and send check for $80 to East Lyme Babe Ruth, P.O. Box 102, East Lyme 06333. Contact, John Klinefelter at johnklinefelter@sbcglobal.net

Mystic Little League Fall Ball - Baseball and softball open to ages 6-11 (age as of April 30, 2012) starting in late August through October. Contact: ww.mysticlittleleague.com, Jim Carney at jimc@carneyfinancial.com (baseball) or Tom Taber at t.taber@sbcglobal.net (softball).

Pitching lessons - Dennis Long is conducting fall pitchers' workouts from Sept. 1-Nov. 1 for ages 12-18. Contact: (860) 608-3287 or pitchingeasy@gmail.com.

Jimmy Fund One-Pitch/Double-Elimination Softball Tournament - Men's and women's divisions available; Sept. 7-9 and 14-16 at Washington Park in Groton. Fee: $125 donation, due by Sept. 5. Contact: Glen Graham at (860) 445-7926 or Tom Thomson at (860) 912-0290.

The CT Bombers Softball clinics - 14th annual Fall-Ball Girls' Fastpitch Softball skills clinics and league for girls entering grades 5-12, begins Sept. 8 and runs through Oct. 28. All activities will be held at Giddings Park, Route 207 in North Franklin. Saturdays will be for grades 5-8, Sundays for grades 9-12. The first weekend (Sept. 8-9) will be instructional clinics and skills drills instilling or reenforcing proper mechanics and decision making. The following seven weekends will be double headers, culminating in the crowning of league champions. Contact: Rich Hiscox (860) 642-6076, Tony Delorenzo (860) 228-2819 Mark Correia (860) 490-2316, Mike DeVito (860) 887-7367 or visit www.ctbombers.org

New England Tides baseball - Program is looking for top 2013 and 2014 grads for its 18u fall prospect team and interested players for the 16u fall travel team. If interested call Travis Beausoleil at (860) 861-1646 or email Beausoleil_t@Mitchell.edu


Connecticut Storm fall basketball registration - Register at http://www.ctstorm.com/fallleague.htm through Sept. 17. Fees are $130 to play on a team, $100 for the skills clinic only and $750 to enter a team. Contact, Larry Miller (860) 859-2202.

2012 Northeast College Girls' Basketball Showcase - Sunday, Sept. 9 at Connecticut College in New London, open to players in Grades 10-12 interested in playing in college. Registration will be limited to 80 players and advance registration is required. Contact: www.ct-starters.org


Montville Lions "We Serve" Golf Tournament - Sunday, Aug. 26, Richmond (R.I.) Country Club: Registration: 6:30 a.m. (shot gun start at 8 a.m.). Cost: $125 per person.


Norwich Rec Runs - Thursdays through 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.


University of Hartford women's basketball's Walk for Weaver - The University of Hartford Women's Basketball family is coming together to support former player Amanda Weaver (Class of 2011) in her fight against Colon Cancer. The "Walk for Weaver" will be held Saturday Sept. 8 at Hartford's Reich Family Pavilion. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. To participate, you may register to walk individually or with a team. The cost is $10 per person. Contact: http://hartfordhawks.com/news/2012/7/16/WBB_0716121312.aspx

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