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YOUTH

CLAYTON Tennis, QuickStart eight-week session starts Aug. 10, ages 5-10, $45-$55; lessons, ages 11-15, $35-$45 four weeks. Contact: 919-553-1551, www.townorclaytonnc.org.

RALEIGH Baseball, ages 10-16, $57-up, due July 12. Softball, ages 11-17, $32-up, due July 12. Contact: 919-831-6836, www.parks.raleighnc.gov.

ADULT

CARY Softball, senior league registration July 6-23, 50-over, 60-over, $35-$50; adult leagues, July 6-9, coed, men's open, church B/C, $425, modified $450. Contact: senior, 919-469-4063, aubrey.clayton@townofcary.org; adult, 919-469-4062, tracey.hedgpeth@townofcary.org.

CLAYTON Softball, men's, coed seasons August-October; ages 18-up; $550, plus $40 each non resident, due June 30. Tennis, lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays starting July 15, Aug. 18, Sept. 22, Clayton Community Park, ages 16-up, $35-$50, eight weeks; singles ladder, men and women, 3.0-4.0 and 4.5-up; $5-$20. Contact: 919-553-1551.

HOLLY SPRINGS Softball, registration July 6-23, $450 team plus $9 per nonresident. Contact: 919-557-9600, www.hollyspringsnc.us.

RALEIGH Softball, registration July 19-22, Athletics Office, 2401 Wade Ave. Fee: $400 team. Contact: 919-831-6836, parks.raleighnc.gov.

BASEBALL

CAMPS Wolfpack Camps, Doak Field, N.C. State, Raleigh: ages 6-12, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 5-8, July 19-22; ages 13-16, July 12-15. Fee: $265. Contact: Brian Ward 919-395-5302, www.gopack.com/camps.

CAMPS East Carolina University, Green ville: Day, father-son, July 9-10, ages 7-12, $200; Little League, July 12-16, ages 7-12, $200. Over night , prospect, July 23-25, grades 7-12, $350 ($300 commuter); pitcher-catcher, July 25-27, ages 10-rising senior, $300 ($250); hitting, July 27-29, ages 10-rising senior, $300 ($250). Contact: Jeff Stevens 252-737-1989, stevensjef@ecu.edu, http://college baseballcamps.com/pirates .

CAMPS Diamond Stars Baseball Summer Training Camps: ages 8-14, July 26-29, The Factory, Wake Forest; ages 8-12, Aug. 9-12, St. David's, Raleigh. Fee: $225. Contact: Jason Roach 919-334-8004.

CAROLINA WARRIORS Tryouts for 14U travel teams July 28-29, Aug. 4-5. Contact: Big Hits Baseball, David Williamson, 919-219-2103, www. bighits baseball.org .

INSTRUCTION Narron Pro Hitting fundamentals. Fee: varies. Contact: Johnny Narron 919-202-6365, www. narronprohitting.com .

WEST RALEIGH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Registration ends Aug. 8; tryouts Aug. 14-15. Ages: 5-13. Contact: 919-633-5709, wrbaseball.reg@gmail.com, www.wrbaseball.org.

BASKETBALL

CAMPS St. Francis Catholic Church Basketball Camp, Raleigh: grades K-1, 9-noon July 12-16; grades 2-4, 12:30-3:30 p.m. July 12-16, 9-noon July 19-23; grades 5-8, 12:30-3:30 July 19-23. Fee: $60 ($50 sibling). Contact: Eddie Rogosich 919-848-0229, rogosich@juno.com.

CAMPS Donald Williams Basketball Academy, July 6-9, Word of God Christian Academy, Raleigh, with former North Carolina star, area coaches, pros. Ages: 8-16, boys and girls. Fee: $200. Contact: Home Team Athletics 910-938-0862, hometeamathletics.embarqspace.com.

CAMPS Kellie Harper Wolfpack Basket ball Academy, N.C. State, Raleigh: elite, July 1-3, grades 9-12, $275; day, July 19-22, ages 7 to rising ninth grade, $225. Contact: L'Tona M. Lamonte 919-515-5157, www.wolf packbasketballacademy.org .

CAMPS Purple and Gold Camps, June 28-July 2, Broughton High, Raleigh. Ages: 10-16. Fee: $180. Contact: Chic Ferrell 919-878-3636.

CAMPS July 26-30, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Raleigh: grades K-2, 9-noon; grades 3-6, 1-4 p.m. Fee: $45. Contact: 919-847-0160, kturner@mtvernonbaptist.net.

TOURNAMENT Men, July 10-11, Holla way Center, Kinston. Fee: $150, due July 2. Benefits youth team. Contact: Roger Jones 252-560-9371, roger.jones@djjdp.nc.gov.

FOOTBALL

FLAG FOOTBALL U.S. Flag Football League registration ends Aug. 24, play starts Aug. 29: weeknights, 5-on-5, men's 5-on-5 contact, coed 5-on-5, 4-on-4 men/women, $380 team; Sundays, 8-on-8 contact, noncontact, $600 team. Officials, $25 game. Contact: Tim Langdon 919-894-7976, 919-412-2155, info@flagfootball.org, www.flagfootball.org.

FLAG FOOTBALL NFL Youth 5-on-5, registration July 1-28, Sunday games. Ages: 5-17 boys and girls. Fee: $65 player. Contact: Calvin Cole 919-395-5913, www.flagfootball.org.

NORTH RALEIGH BULLDOGS Pop Warner football, cheerleading sea son starts Aug. 1. Ages: 5-15. Con tact: Doug Herakovich 919- 673- 4395, www.northraleighbulldogs.com .

GOLF

CAMP July 12-16, Falls Golf Complex, 8515 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Ages: 8-17. Fee: $175; clubs avail able. Contact: 919-870-1984.

CAMPS July 6-8, July 13-15, Aug. 10-12, Crooked Creek Golf Club, Fuquay-Varina. Ages: 7-17. Fee: $135; loaner clubs free. Contact: 919-557-7529, www.playcrookedcreek.com.

CAMPS Wolfpack Junior Golf Schools, July 5-8, Lonnie Pool Golf Course, Raleigh. Ages: 6-18. Fee: $265. Contact: Chip Watson 919-846-1536, www. lonniepoole golf course.com .

MISCELLANY

CAMPS Ravenscroft School, Raleigh: basketball, July 12-16, grades 3-12, $225; cheerleading, July 19-23, grades 1-20, $170; football, July 19-23, grades 3-10, $170. Contact: Grace Edwards 919-847-0900, ext. 2263, www.ravenscroft.org/summer.

CYCLING Bull Moon Ride nighttime bicycle ride through downtown, 8 p.m. July 10, Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham. Benefits Habitat for Humanity of Durham. Fee: TBA. Contact: Habitat 919-682-0516, www. durhamhabitat.org .

EQUESTRIAN N.C. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Horse Show June 30-July 4, Hunt Horse Complex, 4601 Trinity Road, Raleigh; spec tators free. Clinic, Pet a Pony Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 1, ponies, show jumping, horse care presentations with N.C. State School of Veterinary Medicine; free. Contact: Barbara Bays 919-676-8293, www.nchja.com.

ROPE SKIPPING Bouncing Bulldogs camps, Rams Plaza, Chapel Hill: full-week, July 5-9, July 12-16, July 26-30, Aug. 9-13, Aug. 16-20, $200; mini-camp June 29-July 2 ($160), June 23-24 ($80). Contact: Charryse Fredrick 919-493-7992, ittojump@aol.com, www.bouncingbulldogs.org.

SAILING Learn-to-sail courses, East Carolina Sailing School, Washing ton; American Sailing Association, U.S. Sailing Association certifica tions. Ages: teen-adult. Fee: $495-up. Contact: 252-495-0175, www.east caro linasailing.com .

SOCCER Goldstar Soccer Club, season August-October; ages 3-up; $75, due July 1. Instruction, summer programs, fees vary. Contact: 919-302-2334 (Se habla Espanol), www.goldstarsc.org.

TENNIS Carolina Tennis Camps, through July 15, Chapel Hill. Ages: 9-17. Fee: $650 ($370 commuter). Contact: 919-929-7000, info@carolinatennis, www.carolinatennisschool.com.

VOLLEYBALL Camps/clinics, Youth (grades 2-8), Classic (grades 6-12), Elite (grades 9-12 with club exper ience), Triangle Volleyball Club, Morrisville; fees vary. Beach/sand camps , grades 6-12, $100. Contact: 919-544-9400, info@trianglevolleyball.org, www.trianglevolleyball.org.

MULTI-SPORT

BASKETBALL, FLAG FOOTBALL Basket ball, coed leagues start July 17; ages 5-12; fee varies. Flag football, coed leagues start Aug. 21; ages 4-14; fee varies. Contact: i9 Sports South Wake, Jeff Adkins, 919-210-0319, www.i9sports.com.

RUNNING

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FREEDOM 5K RUN/WALK 8 a.m. July 3, American Legion Post 187, 225 East Holding Ave., Wake Forest. Benefits Wounded Warrior Project, Fisher House and Raleigh Vet Center. Fee: $25-$30. Contact: 919-873-1207, www.runnc.com; Anne Deal littledeal@earthlink.net.

N.C. WATERMELON FESTIVAL 5K 10 a.m. July 31, Murfreesboro. Fee: $20 ($25 race day). Contact: Lee Canipe 252-398-0569, watermelon5k@yahoo.com, www.murfreesboronc.org.

SOFTBALL

FUNDRAISER The King and His Court, four-man comedic exhibition team, 7-9:15 p.m. July 2, Knights of Columbus Field, 4301 Columbus Drive, Raleigh. Benefits Catholic church programs. Fee: $5 person, $20 carload. Contact: 919-231-3315.

WEST RALEIGH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Girls fastpitch registration ends Aug. 8; tryouts Aug. 14-15. Ages: 7-12. Contact: 919-633-5709, wrbaseball.reg@gmail.com, www.wrbaseball.org.

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