Boise Blast girls fastpitch softball: Tryouts Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. for U-18, and Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. for U-16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for U-14, 2 to 4 p.m. for U-12 and 5 to 6 p.m. for U-10 at Timberline High. Call 869-6783 or go to boisblastasa.org.
Diamond Bandits girls fastpitch softball: Tryouts for its 2015-2016 season, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Mountain View High. U-14 call coach Laura at (801) 699-9645; U-16 call coach Rick at 284-0594.
Mountain West Baseball: Scout team tryouts, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 and 22 at Storey Park, Meridian. Cost is $20. Call Paul at 908-2099.
Baseball and fastpitch instruction: Hitting and pitching lessons for individuals, groups and teams. Call Jeff at 941-3968 (baseball) or Julie at 989-8979 (fastpitch).
Baseball instruction: Hitting, fielding and throwing mechanics available from former major league player Eric Fox. Call 371-0145 or email email@example.com.
Baseball pitching instruction: Lessons available for all ages in group or individual setting from a current college coach and major-league associate scout with 16-plus years experience. Contact Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-6860.
Baseball and softball instruction: Coach Bobby Sutcliffe is providing instruction for all ages and levels. To schedule, go to sutcliffebaseball.setmore.com. For questions, email email@example.com.
BAM Jam 3-on-3: Saturday and Sunday on the streets of Downtown Boise. Divisions for all ages and abilities. For more information and to register, go to bamjamboise.com.
Ignite tryouts: For boys and girls grades 3-8, 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 11 at Cole Valley High, Meridian. Register at playignitesports.com.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s fall men’s 3-on-3 indoor league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 17-21 at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. League plays runs from September through November with eight games and an end-of-season tournament. Open to players ages 16 and older. Cost is $99 for team registration plus a $10.50 fee per nonresident player. Call 608-7650.
Hoop Dreams tryouts: For boys and girls grades 3-8, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Go to hoopdreamsbasketball.com.
Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the USBF regulation courts, Ann Morrison. All skill levels welcome and free lessons provided. Cost is $10 per person for an entire season of league membership. Call Jared at 336-2453 or Mike at 376-3171.
Putting and chipping group clinic: Noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Boise Ranch. Presented by Jeff Thomsen, PGA coach and mentor. Cost is $25 per person; limited to four students. Call 860-2465.
Hispanic Scholarship tournament: Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Aug. 15 at River Birch. Cost is $75 per person. Go to communitycouncilofidaho.org/sponsor.
Golf for Gold tournament: 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (two tee times) Aug. 18 at Bigwood. Benefit for Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Gold Team. Entry is $150 for golf and dinner, $50 dinner only. To register, contact Jody at (208) 726-4129, ext. 102.
“Golf with Beaver Nation” Treasure Valley tournament: Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at Purple Sage. Special guest is Wayne Tinkle, Oregon State men’s basketball coach. Entry is $65 individual, $220 foursome. Register at osualum.com/tvgolf2015.
Boise Area Pickleball Association: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Lessons and equipment available. Contact Terry at 921-0063 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boise Pickleball Club: 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at Fort Boise Community Center. No equipment necessary and all skill levels welcome. Lessons are free. Call 608-7680.
Race to Embrace: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Settlers Park, Meridian. Cost is $8-$13 for the one mile and $20-$25 for 5k. Register at embraceeffort.org.
Payette Lake Run: 30k and 18.6 mile starts at 8 a.m. and 5k at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at Depot Park, McCall. Cost is $23, $33 and $38. Register at bluecirclesports.com.
Salmon Marathon: Marathon at 6:45 a.m. and half marathon at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at Tendoy School. Cost is $55 and $75. Go to salmonmarathon.com or register at bluecirclesports.com.
Riggins Salmon Run: 9 a.m. for the half, 9:30 a.m. for 10k and 10 a.m. for 5k Sept. 12 along the Salmon River. Cost is $20, $30 and $40. Register at raceentry.com/races/riggins-salmon-run/2015/register.
Idaho NF Walk and Fun Run: 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Interactive superhero characters as well as superhero activities and training. Costumes encouraged. Benefit for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cost is $20 general, $10 children 4-10, free for ages 3 and younger. Go to kintera.org/faf/home.
Harvest Classic: 9 a.m. Sept. 19 at Nampa Recreation Center. Features an 8k run or wheelchair race, 2-mile run or walk, 1-mile noncompetitive race, food, prizes, entertainment, vendor booths and a school competition. Cost is $10-$25. Register at nampaparksandrecreation.org/HarvestClassic.aspx.
FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: 7 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Idaho State Capitol. Pick up your packet at the FitOne Expo Sept. 24- 25 at the Boise Centre, as well as participate in free health screenings and interact with FitOne sponsors and health/wellness related vendors. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Call 381-2221 or go to fitoneboise.org.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k walk/competitive run: 8 a.m. Oct. 17 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Benefit for the American Cancer Society. For runners only: $25 for early signup, $35 after Sept. 17. Call 422-0176.
Idaho Senior Games: Sports include badminton, pickleball, softball, archery and track and field. Register at idahoseniorgames.org.
Boise Parks and Recreation tournament: For boys and girls ages 6-10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at Ann Morrison. Cost is $10. To register, call 608-7680. On-site registration will be taken day of the event, if available.
Boise Tennis Coalition: 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Fort Boise.
Track and field
YMCA Team Idaho Youth Cross Country program: Practices held Monday and Wednesday nights, Sept. 9 through October 28, at various locations and times. The program is designed for ages 6-13 of all levels of experience and ability. Meets will be held every Wednesday night starting Sept. 23 at alternating locations through Oct. 28. Cost is $55 for Y members and $80 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, jack.ward@ymcatvidaho or go to team-idaho.org or ymcatvidaho.org.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s adult fall league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. Power, competitive and recreational divisions available for players ages 16 and older. Play starts Sept. 1 at Fort Boise Community Center and other Boise school-based community centers. Fees are $252 per team plus a USSSA sanction fee of $20 and $14 per non-resident player. Call 608-7650.
Coyote High School camp: For grades 9-12 is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday at College of Idaho. Registration forms at yoteathletics.com or contact Liz at LMendiola@CollegeofIdaho.edu with questions.
Peak Volleyball camp: For grades 5-12, Tuesday-Thursday at North Star Charter School, Eagle. Registration is $230. Go to peakvolleyball.com, email Mike@PeakVolleyball.com or call (530) 448-0519.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s summer drop-in coed play: 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, through Aug. 27, on the grass courts, east end of Julia Davis Park. Open to players ages 16 and older. Must be there by 5:45 p.m. for the draw and be able to play until sunset. On Mondays, play is upper/middle level; Thursdays are for lower/rec players. Cost is $4. Call 608-7650.
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