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Baseball Elite Select Youth Tryouts —for 2014 12U and 13U teams have already started with coach and GM Michael Nagi. Focus is on player growth and development. Call with questions or to RSVP. Details: 206-973-9294 or e-mail

Bellevue College Baseball Camps —for ages 7-15 are offering sessions in August at Courtier Field on the Bellevue College campus. Discounts available. See website for camp details. Details: 425-564-2356 or visit

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Bothell PONY Pilots Baseball 14U —semi-select tryouts for 2014 are Aug. 24 and Sept. 9. Looking for 3-5 position players, especially catcher. Contact for details and locations. Details: 425-495-5721 or e-mail

Columbia City Reds Tryouts —are being held for 10U, 12U, 13U, 15U and 18U teams based out of The K Center in Columbia City. Call for more information. Details: Ron Queen at 425-791-1830.

Elite Pitcher’s Velocity Training Camps —is being instructed by a local college coach through Washington Baseball Instruction in Lynnwood. Limited enrollment. Contact for details. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit ).

Hall of Fame Fall Baseball League —for 10U, 12U, 14U and 18U plays Sunday doubleheaders from Aug. 25 to Oct. 13 (except Labor Day weekend) serving Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom and Island counties. Register by Aug. 18. Details: Andy Hanson at 360-421-1056 or visit ).

Hitting, Pitching and Throwing Lessons —are being offered by local area college coaches through Washington Baseball Instruction in Lynnwood. Contact for more details. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit ).

Northwest Islanders 13U-14U Tryouts —for 2014 Seattle Elite League play are being scheduled on an individual basis to fill out rosters. See website for more information. Details: e-mail or visit ).

Pro Baseball Camp with Steve Goucher —for ages 8-13 is Aug. 26-29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Mill Creek Sports Park. $129 to $148. Bring glove, snack and drink. Cleats recommended. Details: 425-745-1891 or visit ).

Seattle Wave Baseball 13U-18U —is holding private tryouts for the 2014 season. No parent-coaches, all high school or college coaches. Contact for tryout. $1,975 player fee. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit ).

Stars Select Baseball 9U-12U —has open registration for 2014. Team training twice a week, plus summer tournaments. Does not interfere with Little League. $500 player fee. Contact for private tryout. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit

Toyota Baseball Tryouts —for 12U, 15U, 16U and 18U are taking place at Skyline H.S. in Sammamish. See website for dates and times. Contact for more information. Details: e-mail or visit ).

Washington Baseball Instruction Fall Ball 12U-18U —for ages 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18 will feature weekday skills and drills and Sunday games in Lynnwood, Edmonds and Bothell throughout September. $285. Details: Scott at 425-422-1769 or visit


Advantage Basketball Advanced Training Academy —in Kenmore features team training and monthly training. See website for details. Details: 425-670-8877 or 425-814-2255, or visit ).

Advantage Basketball Fall/Winter Team Tryouts —for boys and girls in grades 2-12 are Aug. 26-29 and Sept. 7-8 in Kenmore. See website for more information. Details: 425-670-8877 or visit ).

Advantage Basketball Unlimited Training —is available five nights per week for $140/month in Kenmore or Edmonds. See website for more information. Details: 425-670-8877 or visit ).

Fusion Basketball Tryouts —for boys in grades 6, 8, 9 and 10 and girls in grades 9-10 are Sept. 11 and 13 from 6-9 p.m. at Evergreen Middle School in Everett. $295 cost if you make the team. Practice three days a week, games on weekends. Details: Eddie McFerrin at 425-344-6897 or visit ).

Hoopaholics Fall Tryouts —are taking place for boys on Aug. 24 at Bishop Blanchet H.S. in Seattle. See website for details. Details: Mike Johnson at 206-235-5195 or visit ).

In the Zone with Preseason Training —with Watts Basketball is a varsity and college prep program for competitive boys and girls in grades 7 and up. See website for more information. Details: 206-420-2064 or visit ).

Mountlake Terrace Fall Men’s Basketball League —begins the week of Sept. 9 for Monday (recreational) or Wednesday (intermediate or advanced) play. $630/team for 10 officiated games plus playoffs for top teams. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or e-mail

Puget Sound Basketball Teens and Youth Leagues —for boys and girls in grades 4-12 start Sept. 20 in south Seattle. Games on Saturdays and Sundays (and Friday nights if needed). See website for prices and more information. Details: Jeff Anderson at 206-632-HOOP ).

Summer Slam Camps with Watts Basketball —for boys and girls grades 2-8 are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Aug. 19-23, Aug. 26-30) at Sound Mind and Body Gym in Fremont. Details: 206-300-1919 or visit ).

Watts Basketball Year-Round Training —is for competitive boys, girls, coaches and teams of all levels who want to advance their game. Pricing and locations vary. Details: 206-420-2064 or visit ).


Passport to Pain —is Sept. 14 at Jensen Point in Vashon Island starting at 8 a.m. for an 80-mile ride that features 10,000 feet of elevation gain. Barbecue afterward from 2-6 p.m. Details: Jeff Hoyt at 206-714-5280 or visit ).


Edmonds Community College Foundation Golf Classic —to raise money is Sept. 23 at Seattle Golf Club. $350/person includes dinner. $1900/VIP foursome. Prices increase after July 8. Register by Sept. 2. Details: 425-640-1274 or visit ).

Jackson Juniors Golf Classic —is Aug. 26 at Jackson Park Golf Course in Seattle for ages 6-12 ($30, 9 holes, 3 p.m.) and ages 13-17 ($40, 18 holes, 1 p.m.). BBQ and awards following. Register by Aug. 19. Details: 206-363-4747 or 206-245-0670, or e-mail

Puget Sound Golf Association —invites you to play at a variety of courses in the region at guest rates, including Tam O’Shanter (Aug. 19, noon, $50), Twin Lakes (Aug. 29, $45) and Washington National (Sept. 9, $75). Details: 206-226-5332 or 206-634-3251, or e-mail


Seattle Pacific Falcons Gymnastics Center —offers year-round training and summer sessions. See website for information about the recreational program and current team program. Details: 206-281-2883 or visit ).


Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association —is offering hunter education classes consisting of four sessions Aug. 28-31, Sept. 4-7 or Sept. 18-21. Course times online. Call to register. Details: Sam at 360-914-0354 or John at 360-969-2440, or visit

Highline Public Schools Summer Sports Camps —are offering basketball, swimming, tennis, soccer, football, volleyball, wrestling and more in South King County. See websites for times, locations and cost. Details: 206-433-2418 ).

Hunter Sight In Days —are Aug. 25 and Sept. 22 at Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association. Range fees per firearm $5 adults or $2 under age 14. Free for active duty military. Details: John Jeffries at 360-675-3054 or visit ).

Moyer Foundation Season of Camps for Children —offers free bereavement camps for children who have suffered the loss of a parent, sibling or other influence (Camp Erin), or addiction in the family (Camp Mariposa). Details: 206-298-1217 or visit

Sue Bird and Ashley Robinson —will meet Storm fans at the Queen Anne Umpqua Bank Aug. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for autographs and photos. Free T-shirt and ticket voucher on first come basis. Details: 206-749-7461.


Brighter Futures Run —to benefit Community Youth Services is a family friendly 5K run Sept. 14 in downtown Olympia starting at 8:30 a.m. Register in advance for $45. Kids under 10 free. Details: Lynsi Polanco at 360-918-7822 or visit


Sounders FC Summer Camps —for boys and girls ages 4-15 are taking place in August all over Puget Sound for half day ($160) or full day ($230). See website for dates and locations. Details: 425-203-8315 or visit ).


Adult Men’s and Coed Fall Softball Leagues —start Aug. 27 at Meadowdale Playfields in Lynnwood. $570/team for eight USSSA officiated games and playoffs for top teams. Details: Todd at 425-771-0229 or visit ).

Northwest Baseball and Softball Academy —Lady Bombers select summer fastpitch teams are looking for players for U16. Contact for tryouts and more information. Details: Mark Potoshnik at 425-471-1195 or visit ).

Show Me the Cash Softball Bash —money tournament is Aug. 24-Aug. 25 in Kalispell, Mont., for men’s and co-rec upper and lower divisions. $250. Details: Keaton Koski at 406-407-2176 or visit ).


Aces Tennis —of Renton is offering tournaments, flights and private lessons, and also putting together USTA mixed doubles and USTA junior teams. Details: 425-235-9495 or visit ).

Mountlake Terrace Adult and Teen Tennis Lessons —for ages 13 and up are Tuesdays and Thursdays at Evergreen Playfields for beginners (6:30-7:30 p.m.) and intermediate (7:30-8:30 p.m.). Six lessons for $35 to $40. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or visit

Mountlake Terrace Kids Tennis Camps —for ages 7-9 (9-10:30 a.m.) and ages 10-13 (10:30 a.m. to noon) are Tuesdays through Fridays during the summer at Evergreen Playfields. $29 to $32 per week. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or visit ).


Co-Rec Competitive Volleyball League —is Tuesday nights starting Sept. 24 at Edmonds C.C. gym. $325 league fee for seven week round robin and tournament for all teams. Details: Todd at 425-771-0229 or visit ).

Mountlake Terrace Fall Coed Leagues —for competitive or recreational 6-on-6 divisions play Tuesday evenings starting Sept. 10. $334/team for ten officiated matches plus playoffs for top teams. Register by Aug. 25. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or e-mail

Women’s 4-on-4 Volleyball League —is Thursday evenings starting Sept. 12 at Edmonds C.C. Gym at 7:15 or 8:45 p.m. $345/team for ten weeks in an upper or lower division. Details: Todd at 425-771-0229 or visit ).

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