Local Calendar


New London Babe Ruth tryouts - Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m., Mercer Field. For ages 13-15. Rain date is Sunday, May 4. Contact: Anna, (860) 443-7553.

Stonington Recreation Co-Ed Softball League - Open to adults ages 18 and over. Games will be played Monday-Thursday evenings, June 9-Aug. 11, at the newly renovated Spellman Recreation Complex. Captains' meeting will be held Wednesday, May 7, 6 p.m., Stonington Human Services. Team sponsor fee: $275, individual fee $15 for residents, $30 for non-residents and $25 for non-residents who are college students. Contact: (860) 535-5066 if interested in entering a team.

Stonington Recreation Men's Softball League - Open to adults ages 18 and over. Games played Monday-Thursday evenings, May 8-Aug. 30, at newly renovated Spellman Recreation Complex. Team sponsor fee: $750, individual fee $15 for residents, $30 for non-residents and $25 for non-residents who are college students. Contact: (860) 535-5066 if interested in entering a team.

Norwich American Legion Baseball Meeting - Monday, May 12, 6 p.m., at Dodd Stadium. Anyone interested in playing Senior or Junior Legion is encouraged to attend. Contact: Brent Southworth at (860) 460-8853 or brent@cttigers.com.

Jolly Roger Baseball Tournament - June 20-22 in Uncasville, hosted by CT Pirates. For 13u, 14u and 16u. Cost: $600. Contact: Marc McGrath at ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.

21st Annual Batter Up Baseball Camp - June 30-July 4, Pawcatuck Little League Complex; July 7-11, Bride Brook Park in East Lyme. The camp is open to all players ages 5-12, and runs 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. daily. Fee: $135 per camper with family and group discounts available. Contact: camp director Bill Buscetto, (860) 514-5144 or billbuscetto@aol.com

Tri-County Baseball School - July 7-11, 9 a.m.-noon, Colchester Recreation Complex. For children ages 6-13 and directed by Bacon Academy coach Dave Shea and featuring a number of guest lecturers from college and pro ranks. Contact: Dave Shea, (860) 537-5782.

Niantic American Legion Baseball - Looking for players who reside in East Lyme, Old Lyme or Salem to play on Junior League (17-under) team. Contact: Bob Kane, (860) 701-8070 or rollapair163@yahoo.com or Marty Hausberger, (860) 922-5174.

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

Christopher Potvin Scholarship Fund - Applications for annual $1,000 awards, which will be presented to 20 high school student-athletes, now available at www.chrispotvinfund.com. Contact: Wayne Potvin, (860) 848-3643.

War at the Shore baseball tournaments - Events in the spring and summer for age groups 10-19. Contact: warattheshoretournaments.com or Joe Zrenda at (860) 434-4334.

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 - Has openings on current 12u team. Also 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 Pirates baseball - Looking for coaches in age groups 13u-16u. Contact: Marc McGrath at ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.

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.

CT Crush 12U softball - Looking for one or two more girls for 2014 season. Contact: Peter Georgetti, (203) 233-2011.

CT Hurricanes baseball - Looking for 18u players for the fall season. Contact: Scott Chiasson at scottchiasson@me.com or (860) 334-5630.


Montville Rec camp June 23-27 (girls), July 14-18 (boys), 9 a.m.-noon. For boys and girls entering grades 4-9. Cost: $100 (Montville residents), $110 (non residents). Contact: (860) 848-8703.

NFA basketball camps - Wildcat Hoop School for boys entering grades 3-9, July 7-11, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Wildcat Girls' Basketball Clinic for girls entering grades 5-10, July 14-18, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost for each camp: $120. Contact: Chris Guisti at guistic@nfaschool.org

Connecticut College Basketball Camp - July 14-18. For boys entering grades 3-9. For brochure and online registration form visit camelathletics.com/camps/boys-basketball. Contact: (860) 439-2565 or email tsat@conncoll.edu

CT Playmakers AAU boys' basketball travel team Looking for coaches and players in age groups 9U through 17U for spring/summer AAU season. All interested players/coaches should contact Alick Furtick at ctplayermakersaau@gmail.com


Wolf Kicking Camp - New London High School will be hosting a kicking/punting clinic on Saturday, May 3, instructed by Steve Wolf, his kicking academy instructors and New London High kicking coach Jon Curry. Contact: www.wolfkicking.com for information and registration or Duane Maranda at (860) 437-6412.

Northeast Football Showcase - Saturday, May 10, Cheshire High School. For high school and junior college players. Registration deadline: May 2 (limited to first 130 players). Contact: Patrick Fisher, (860) 788-7041 or patrick@nutmegstategames.org


Stonington Country Club golf club demo days May 14 (Callaway), May 21 (Titleist, Ping), May 28 (TaylorMade, Cobra). Free and open to the public. Representatives will be on hand for consultation and fittings. Space is limited. Must call 860-535-4035, ext. 12, to reserve a time slot each demo day at either noon, 12:30 p.m., 1, 2:15 or 4:30. Range balls and tees provided.

Ninth annual Stonington Football Golf Tournament - Friday, May 30, Winnapaug Country Club, Westerly. Registration: 11 a.m., shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost: $100 per player. Contact: Coach A.J. Massengale, (203) 668-2763, amassengale@stoningtonschools.org or visit on Facebook at Stonington Football Athletic Club.

Fourth annual New London H.S. Football Golf Tournament - Saturday, June 7, Pequot Golf Club. Registration: 11 a.m., shotgun start at noon. Cost: $125 per player. Proceeds help support football athletes as well as purchase equipment. Contact: Judy Burdick at judyburdick04@gmail.com or visit www.newlondonfootball.com

CT Pirates inaugural golf tournament - Sunday, June 8, Norwich Golf Club. Cost: $500 per four-player team, $125 for an individual. Registration, 11 a.m.; shotgun start, 1 p.m.; dinner after golf. Contact: Marc McGrath, ctpirates12@gmail.com or (860) 912-3176.

Connectikids celebrity golf tournament - June 30, Lake of Isles. Shotgun start, 1 p.m. Every sponsor plays with a celebrity. Fee: $250 (lunch, greens fees, cart, beverages, snacks). Contact: Ralph Zona, connectikidsgolftournament@yahoo.com or (860) 666-2121.

6th annual Ledyard High School football golf tournament - Thursday, July 3, Greak Neck Country Club. Cost: $135 per player includes golf, cart, dinner and gift bag. Registration, noon; shotgun start, 1 p.m.; dinner after golf. Contact: Jim Buonocore, jbuonocore@ledyard.net or (860) 235-6107.

8th annual Bill Bentley Memorial Golf tournament - Monday, July 21, Great Neck Country Club. Lunch at noon and shotgun start at 1 p.m, with dinner to follow golf. Cost: $150. Benefits Lawrence+Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services. Guaranteed raffle prizes for all golfers, plus additional prizes for low gross and net, closest to the pin on par 3s, longest drive and 50-50 hole. For more info: contact Scott Wolfe, 860-449-3009 or scottwolfe11@comcast.net


Connecticut College Floralia 5K Fun Run - Friday, May 2, beginning at 6 p.m. at Crozier-Williams Student Center. Public is invited to run with Conn students, faculty and staff on the muddy, road and trail course. Registration is $20 for general public. Runners can sign up using a credit card at http://camelathletics.com/landing/index or pay by cash or check at the race.


New London Soccer Club - Spring recreational sessions, Saturdays, May 3-June 14 (no session May 24), 9-10:30 a.m., Williams School Athletic Complex on Bloomingdale Rd. For boys and girls ages 3-9 (pre-school to grade 2). Cost: $20 for new players, no charge if registered for fall. To register visit www.newlondonsoccerclub.org

Eastern Connecticut Soccer Officials Association - Certification meeting, Wednesday, May 14, 6:30 p.m., Griswold High School (Room 4118). No fee or test for this process. Contact: dvitale@ribreakers.com


Stonington Recreation Co-Ed League - Open to adults ages 18 and over. Matches will be played on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 9-Aug. 22. Match times will be between 6 and 10 p.m. and will be held at Spellman Recreation Complex tennis courts. A captains' meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 7 at Stonington Human Services. Sponsor fee is $175 and individual fee is $15 for residents, $30 for non-residents and $25 for non-residents who are college students. Contact: (860) 535-5066 if interested in entering a team.


High school officials - For anyone interested in officiating on the high school level. Experience in the sport is required. contact: Carl Pignone (860) 447-1856.

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