Every Wednesday the local sports signups are in the Reno Gazette Journal. Funny how they aren’t under the “Sports” section and only under the Communities…
RENO NATIONAL LITTLE LEAGUE is holding registrations for players ages 5 to 12 for the spring season. In-person sign-ups are from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and Feb. 6 at Swope Middle School, 901 Keele Drive. Cost: $85 for T-ball and $95 for rookie-major. Bring copy of birth certificate and proof of residency. Details: www.eteamz.com/renonational/.
SPARKS BABE RUTH holds sign-ups for 13- to 15-year-olds from 6 to 8 p.m. today and Feb. 17 at Round Table Pizza, 550 E. Prater Way in the Baring Village Shopping Center. Other in-person registrations are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 13 and from 6 to 8 p.m. March 3 at Tommy’s Grand Stand, 830 Merideth Way. Cost: $140.00, players new to the league must bring an original birth certificate. Details: 775-846-0949 or www.sparksbaberuth.com.
GAMER BASEBALL holds tryout preparation clinics from 9 a.m. to noon for players age 8 to 12 and from 5 to 8 p.m. for players age 13 to 15 each day Feb. 13-15 at Kelley Athletic Training Center, 4056 Kietzke Lane. Cost: $100 per player ($90 per additional sibling). Details: 775-997-9541,firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gamerbaseball.com.
RENO AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE is accepting registrations through March 1 for the upcoming season. In-person registration is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Reno Fire Station No. 11, 7105 Mae Anne Ave. Boys and girls ages 5 to 12 as of April 30. Games are played at Terrace Sports Complex, 2525 Robb Drive. Details: 775-747-3323 orwww.renoamerican.com.
CHALLENGER DIVISION of Little League Baseball, a league for special-needs youth, is accepting sign-ups until March 1 for the spring season. For ages 5 to 21. Fee: $25. Details: Kathy Crawford 775-853-4065 email@example.com.
TOMMY’S GRAND STAND, 830 Meredith Way in Sparks, is collecting new or gently used baseball equipment, such as cleats, bats, socks, belts, mitts and equipment bags, for children ages 4 to 14 whose families can’t afford to buy it. The business/restaurant also has baseball/softball instruction, batting cages and tunnel rentals by appointment. Birthday, business, team parties no facility charge. Also, there’s a $6.95 special for students ages 5 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, which consists of a meal selection, beverage, batting cage tokens, project tables and arcades. Children must be supervised by an adult. Details: 775-355-7323 (facility information) or 775-830-8252 (donation information).