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    Baseball•U.S. Baseball Academy Spring Training Program for grades 1-12, Dec. 28-Feb. 1 at Bellmont High School; usbaseballacademy.



•Indiana Tech Winter 1 registration open for ages 6-14; Wednesdays, Oct. 23 to Jan. 8, at The Plex South; cost is $140 per person, deadline is Oct. 16; 496-9999, ext. 307, or for information.


•Vernard Hollins Fall Basketball Showcase for boys grades 7-12; Oct. 26 at SportOne Parkview Fieldhouse; 219-614-2535 for information.

•Gym Rats Fall League for boys and girls grades 3-8; Sundays, Oct. 13 to Nov. 10; cost is $550, deadline is Oct. 6; 471-5270 or for information.


•JIL Youth Sports Foundation 5K Benefit Run/Walk; 9 a.m. Saturday at Deer Ridge Elementary; cost is $20 or $15 for students; 749-5527, or for information.

•Peru Rotary Club Cole Porter Classic 15K/5K run/walk; 9 a.m. Saturday in Peru; proceeds benefit the Nickel Plate Trail; 765-473-6668 for information.

•River City Rat 5K/10K Race; 2 p.m. Oct. 27 in downtown Fort Wayne; proceeds benefit YMCA Strong Kids Program; 704-4064 or for information.


•Star’s Softball Academy Travel Teams looking for girls for 12U and 16U teams beginning in October; 710-6677, or for information.

•Men’s C Slowpitch Tournament; Oct. 12 at Turners; cost is $175 per team and guarantees three games; 580-3280 or for information.

Calendar announcements can be submitted by fax to 461-8648, by email to or by mail to Sports Calendar, The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Items should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the event.