Local Calendar


PIT Crush baseball — Power in Training in Niantic (PIT) announces the merging of the PIT Nationals and CT Crush for fall baseball teams. Teams in 13U-19U will be fielded. For information on tryouts, contact pithitting@gmail.com or ctcrushbaseball@yahoo.com

New London Babe Ruth baseball — Registration is being accepted for fall ball at newlondonbaberuth.weebly.com. The league is also looking for managers, coaches and volunteers, Contact: Anna, (860) 443-7553.

CT Crush softball — Looking for players for the 2019-2020 season. Doing evaluations for U10, U14 and U16 players. Contact: grandslam.ct@gmail.com, (860) 908-6566.

Stealth softball tryouts — For U14 team, players born in 2005 or 2006. Wednesday, July 31 and Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Norwich Little League softball field from 6-8 p.m. Contact: (860) 912-2011.


Eighth City Wide Basketball Tournament — Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Toby May Field, New London. The free event, organized by Abounding Grace Ministries, will feature 5-on-5 games in three age divisions: Youth (9-11), juniors (11-14) and seniors (15-18). Registration is first come, first serve. Contact: Charles Hylton at (860) 447-8236.

Slamma Jamma Basketball Camp — July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., East Lyme High School. For boys and girls entering grades 3-9. Fee: $175 (includes ball and camp shirt). Contact: Carolyn Asciolla at (860) 961-6710.’

Alex Ivansheck’s Basketball Academy — Aug. 12-16 at East Lyme High School. For girls ages 7-16, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Run by Coast Guard Academy women’s basketball coach Alex Ivansheck. Cost: $235 until July 29, $255 after that date. Contact: (860) 608-2920.

Inaugural Phillip “Chipper” Jenkins Invitational — Sept. 7-8 and 14-15, Recreation Park and Lauter Park in Willimantic. A men’s 5-on-5 tournament for players 6-foot-3 and under. Registration fee: $300 (Aug. 23 deadline). Contact: (860) 942-8500 or email colcogimp@aol.com


Westerly Fall Flag Football League — Sept. 7-Oct. 28 (Saturday mornings and afternoons), Westerly Youth Football Field. Non-contact league, 8-player team maximum grouped by age (divisions 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U). Jerseys and flags will be provided. Cost: $100 per player. Players may register on specific team if coach has registered one or sign up as a free agent and be placed on team. Registration information on westerlyfootball.com. Contact: Coach Maranda at dmaranda@westerly.k12.ri.us

Inaugural Eastern Connecticut Men’s Invitational — Sept. 21-22, 28-29 and Oct. 6, Shetucket, Lauter and Recreation Parks in Willimantic. An eight-man, one-hand touch event. Registration fee: $300 (Aug. 23 deadline). Contact: (860) 942-8500 or email colcogimp@aol.com


Surftown 5K training — Kelley’s Pace in Mystic and the Hartford Marathon Foundation are offering a six-week training program to prepare for the Surftown 5K in Westerly on Sept. 8. The training group will meet on Mondays at 6 p.m. from July 29-Sept. 2 at Kelley’s Pace. Cost is $15, which includes a $5 discount off the Surftown 5K entry fee. Contact: (860) 536-8175.


Eastern Connecticut Championships — July 27-28, Mitchell College. To benefit Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus. For men’s and women’s doubles, men’s and women’s 50-plus doubles, men’s 65-plus doubles, men’s and women’s 18-under singles. Entry fee: $35 per person, per event (entry deadline July 25). Contact: Lee Howard at (860) 964-0597 or email kleehoward@gmail.com


Proud to TRI Youth Triathlon — Sept. 7 at Camp Harkness in Waterford, beginning at 8 a.m. Run by recreation departments from New London, Ledyard and Waterford. Cost is $25 per child before Aug. 23, $30 after Aug. 23, $35 day of event and an additional $10 if not a USAT member. Volunteers are needed, including anthem singers, warmup leaders, photographers, cyclists and course guides. Contact: (860) 447-5230.


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