Local Calendar


Mystic Little League fund-raiser — Today, Latitude 41 Restaurant, 6:30-11 p.m. Dinner and silent auction. Cost: $75. Tickets can be purchased at mysticlittleleague.com or at the Taber Inn in Mystic.

Norwich Little League registration — Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 18-19, 25-26, Feb. 1-2 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., NFA's Tirrell Building. Contact: eteamz.com/norwichlittleleague or league president Yamil Dip at mydip3@att.net

Connecticut Heat tryouts — Sunday and 19 for 11u, 12u and 13u teams. Contact: Tim Lake at timlake7@gmail.com

Salem Youth Baseball/Softball League registration — Jan. 18 and Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Feb. 5 from 6-8 p.m., at Salem School gymnasium. Contact: Arthur Christian, (860) 859-0226.

U.S. Baseball Academy — Six-week camp starting Saturday, Jan. 18, St. Bernard School. For players in grades 1-12. Contact: (866) 622-4487 or visit wwwUSBaseballAcademy.com.

New London American Legion baseball — Looking for players who reside in New London, Groton or Mystic for the 2014 summer season in Senior (19-under), Junior (17-under) and new Prep (13-15) programs. Cost: $300 per player. Also looking for coaches. Contact: Tom Vivirito at tomviv@ymail.com or (860) 444-7883.

Dodd Stadium Baseball Academy — Individual instruction for baseball and softball players of all ages. Contact: (860) 887-7962, ext. 104 or email academy@cttigers.com

CT Challengers Softball team — Looking for a shortstop for 16U travel team. Contact Randy Ortiz at ranjams70@yahoo.com or (860) 942-3829.

CT Energy 14U travel softball team — Looking for players to complete 2014 roster. Contact: Chris Gonet, (860) 389-0139 or email cagonet.aol.com

CT Fusion AAU softball team — Looking for a pitcher for 14u team for 2014 spring/summer season. Contact: Joel, (860) 235-0623 or Gary (401) 741-4806.

CT Heat AAU baseball team — Looking for interested players for fall season in age groups 13u, 14u, 15u and 16u. To schedule a workout email ctheatbaseball@gmail.com or go to ctheatbaseball.com

CT Renegades 16u softball team — Looking for one more pitcher for 2014 summer season. Contact: Ken Nogacek, (860) 608-5558 or kpndmd@hotmail.com, or Matt Schmahl, (860) 861-2974 or schmahlmj@hotmail.com

CT Sounders Baseball Club — Looking for players in age groups 13u-16u for fall season and beyond. Contact Dan, (860) 514-5068 to register and schedule tryout or visit www.ctsounders.com.

CT Vipers baseball — Looking for players in age groups 9u-18u. Contact: connecticutvipers@gmail.com

CT Crush baseball — Looking for players for summer season in age groups 16u-19u. Contact: Mike Wall at ctcrushbaseball@yahoo.com or (860) 514-7129.


Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship — Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Mystic YMCA at noon. All boys and girls are welcome to participate. No entry fee. Contact: Jonathan Dentch at jdentch@yahoo.com, (860) 867-1558 or (860) 446-8525.

CT Storm girls' basketball travel team — Openings for grades 5, 6 and high school. Contact: Jen Labrie, (860) 460-8368 or jlabriectstorm@outlook.com.


Southeast Soccer Club — Club is looking for three U10 girls to complete roster for 2013-14. Contact: SSC coach Brigi Palatino at (413) 262-1482, SSC director of coaching Rob Brule at (860) 884-0230 or www.southeastsoccerclub.com

Mendonca Soccer School — Technical training programs for boys and girls ages 6-14, Mondays and Tuesdays (5-6 p.m.), COMO gym in Stonington. Session II is Mondays (Feb. 24-March 31) and Tuesdays (Feb. 18-March 25). Cost: $75 per player. Docafutebol Academy will have program starting in January for players 8u-18u. Contact: Joe Mendonca Jr. at mendoncasoccer.com, mendoncasoccer@yahoo.com or (203) 689-6018.

Indoor soccer leagues — At Renegade Sports Center in Waterford. Session for 6u-14u, high school and adults forming, deadline to register is Jan. 28. Also looking for players of all ages to form house team. Contact: renegadesportscenter.com or (860) 437-4504.


Winter indoor lacrosse leagues — Renegade Sports Center, Waterford. League forming for all youth age groups. Contact: www.renegadesportscenter.com, renegadesportscenter@gmail.com or (860) 437-4504.

Bo Kolinsky Memorial Journalism Scholarship — Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance will accept applications until Feb. 19 for the 11th annual scholarship named for the longtime scholastic sports editor of the Hartford Courant who died in 2003. Scholarship gives winning applicant $1,500 toward first year of college study leading to a career in sports journalism. Additional aid in higher amounts offered for remaining years of college if student meets certain standards of progress. Information and application form available at the Alliance's Facebook site (search Facebook, sports, writers, alliance).

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