Treasure Valley community sports calendar: Monday, Aug. 10


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

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 or 484-6860.

Baseball and softball instruction: Coach Bobby Sutcliffe is providing instruction for all ages and levels. To schedule, go to For questions, email


Ignite tryouts: For boys and girls grades 3-8, 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Cole Valley High, Meridian. Register at

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


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.


Hispanic Scholarship tournament: Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday at River Birch. Cost is $75 per person. Go to

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


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

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.


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

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 or register at

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

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

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

Crater Crawl — Run Around the Rings: 10 a.m. Sept. 19 at Crater Rings National Natural Landmark, Mountain Home. Participants can run or hile a 10k course. Cost is $35. Go to

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

Boise Meets World 5k: 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at Ann Morrison. Cost is $20. Go to

City of Trees Marathon: Marathon at 8 a.m. and half marathon at 9 a.m. Oct. 11 at ParkCenter Park. Cost is $73 for marathon, $49 for half marathon, by Sept. 27; after Sept. 27 registration is $85 and $55. Go to

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.

Turkey Day 5k: 9 a.m. Nov. 26 at Capitol Boulevard. Register at

Seniors games

Idaho Senior Games: Sports include badminton, pickleball, softball, archery and track and field. Register at


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 or


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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