Community Calendar: Tuesday, July 26


Boise Blast: ASA softball tryouts, Friday at Bishop Kelly High from 6 to 8 p.m. for U-12 and 7:30 to 9 p.m. for U-10; Aug. 5 at Timberline High from 6 to 8 p.m. for U-18; and Aug. 6 at Timberline High from 9 to 11 a.m. for U-16 and noon to 2 p.m. for U-14. Call King at 869-6783.

Boise State softball kids camp: For players ages 5-12, Aug. 9-10. Cost is $150. Go to or contact Joel at joeloliver617

Baseball instruction: Hitting lessons at indoor facility for boys ages 7-18 from professional instructor Jeff Mace. Call 941-3968.

Baseball instruction: Weekly hitting classes and one-on-one instruction with former major leaguer Eric Fox. Call 371-0145 or email eric@mseedfinancial .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 swensonbbco or 484-6860.

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


Boise Slam pre-tryout camp: For boys and girls grades 3-8, Aug. 1-4 and 8-11. For more information, go to boiseslam .com or email Mike at

Boise BAM Jam: 3-on-3 tourney, Aug. 6-7 in Downtown Boise. Register at

Ignite Fire Team tryouts: For boys and girls grades 3-8, Aug. 15, 16 and 18 at North Star Charter. Go to playignitesports .com or email info@playignite


Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the USBF courts, Ann Morrison. All skill levels welcome, free lessons. Cost is $10 per person for a season of league membership. Call Lou at 336-2453 or Mike at 376-3171.


Upward Sports: Registration is open for season play Sept. 10-Oct. 29 at the Idaho Sports Foundation fields. League is for girls entering grades K-6. Go to


Upward Sports flag football: Registration is open for season play Sept. 10-Oct. 29 at the Idaho Sports Foundation fields. League is for girls and boys entering grades K-6. Go to


Alzheimer’s Idaho tournament: Registration at 8 a.m. and shotgun start at 9 a.m. Monday at Plantation. Cost is $105 per player or $420 per team. Call 914-4719 or email jerrieds

TGA Premier junior summer camp: For ages 5-15, Aug. 15-19 at Indian Lakes. Morning or all day sessions. Equipment provided. Private instruction also available. Register at playtga .com/Boise or call Todd at 761-4944.

Killebrew-Thompson Memorial Tournament: Aug. 17-20 at Sun Valley Trail Creek and Elkhorn courses. Practice rounds on Wednesday-Thursday, welcome barbecue Thursday, tournament Friday-Saturday. Fundraiser for St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI). Cost is $2,500. For details and registration, go to killebrewthompsonmemorial .com.

Golf for Gold tournament: Two flights at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Bigwood, Ketchum. Fundraiser for Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation’s Gold Team. Cost is $175 for golf and dinner, $100 dinner only. Register at golf-for-gold.

Golf with Beaver Nation: Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at Purple Sage, Caldwell. Join fellow Oregon State Beavers in the Treasure Valley area. Cost is $65 per player or $220 per foursome; $20 for lunch only. Registration and details at boisegolf.

Daughters of the Nile tournament: Registration at 7 a.m. and shotgun start at 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at Eagle Hills. Fundraiser for the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Cost is $80 per player or $300 per team. Payment needed on or before Sept. 1. Contact Sonjia at 869-6922 or sonjiayates


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 boiseapa11

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.


Run for Your Life 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: Aug. 6 on the Boise Greenbelt. Benefit for Camp Rainbow Gold. Go to

FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: Sept. 24 at the Idaho State Capitol. Packet pick-up at the FitOne Expo on Sept. 22-23 at the Boise Centre, as well as free health screenings, FitOne sponsors and health/wellness related vendors. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Call 381-2221 or go to

Onward Shay! Boise Half and Full Marathon: 7 a.m. Oct. 30 at Payette Brewing Company. Held in honor of Shay Hirsch, wife of George Hirsch. Shay was brought up in Boise, daughter of Pat and Morley Nelson, founder of Boise’s World Center for Birds of Prey. Early registration for the marathon is $100; half is $65. Go to

Senior Games

Idaho Senior Games: Athletes ages 50 and older are invited to compete in August. Go to or contact Mike at idahoseniorgames or 861-8000.


Valley United Football Club: Player development camp, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 1-4. Cost is $40. Register by contacting coach Mark at soccerpotential Go to valleyunited for more info.

Real Soccer Club: Fall Youth Academy Program for U-4 through U-9. All players accepted. Practices start Aug. 22; first game Sept. 10. Cost is $25 per session for U-4 and U-5, $35 for U-6 through U-9. Register at academy or call 713-8924.


Peak camp: For grades 5-12, Aug. 2-4 at North Star Charter School, Eagle. Cost is $250. Go to, e-mail Mike@PeakVolleyball .com or call (530) 448-0519.

Cherry Pit Mud Volleyball: Aug. 20 in Emmett. Coed 6 vs. 6; 21 and older. Fundraiser for Emmett fireworks show. Cost is $180 per team. Call 365-5748.


Boise Tennis Coalition: 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Fort Boise.

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