NEVADA DUSTDEVILS 12U seeks tournament-level players for its fall season, scheduled from August through October. Tryouts are scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sky Main Field, 9732 Pyramid Highway. Players must be age 11 or younger as of May 1 to qualify. Details: 775-720-5072.
TEAM VELOCITY holds tryouts at 2 p.m. May 23 for its fall season, which is scheduled from August through November. This is a competitive pay-as-you-play nonprofit corporation. Details: 9U Andy Parisotto 775-229-5288, 10U Damon O’Connell 775-690-3475, 11U Mike Bosco or Don Kittilsen 775-425-6332, 12U Travis Lee 775-745-5811, 13U Black & 13U Orange Don Kittilsen 775-425-6332, 14U Mark Prizina 775-745-5952.
SIERRA NEVADA SENIOR BABE RUTH holds sign ups from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Governor’s Bowl Park, 1498 E. Seventh St. The Saturday practices are also open workouts so players can bring their gear. The league is open to those born between Jan. 1, 1991 and April 30, 1994. Those born before April 30, 1995 may petition to play. Registration for parallel league (early April-early May) is $80 and summer season (mid May-mid July) is $225. Those signing up for both sessions pay $280. Details: Danny Rogers at 775-240-6374.
SOUTH RENO BABE RUTH holds sign-ups for baseball players will be between ages 13 and 15 prior to May 1. Games are played at Jack Tighe stadium, 325 Burris Lane. Cost: $155.00 per player, new players must bring an original birth certificate. Details: 775-843-0695.
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).