The Cen-Tex Sliders, a local 13-and-under select baseball team, is holding open tryouts for its team. The Sliders are coached by several former college players.

The Doris Miller YMCA will hold its Little Dribbler basketball league for ages 3-14, with registration open through Wednesday. Individuals and teams may sign up.

An interest meeting for Van Davis’s Volleyball Training for Life Program will be held from 2-3 p.m. Sunday in Room 308 of the McLane Student Life Center on the Baylor campus.

Then there were three. In a matchup between two teams that had to win or go home, New Mexico downed Louisiana, 3-0, Monday at the George W. Bush Little League complex in Waco. New Mexico is hoping to win the Little League Baseball Southwest Regional.

The Little League Southwest Regional continued Sunday at the George W. Bush fields with New Mexico advancing to Monday’s play. New Mexico downed Mississippi, 10-6, behind the hitting of Tristin Thomas and Aden Quintela. Thomas had four hits and 3 RBIs, while Quintela had three runs and three hits.

Crawford’s Dawsen Holly claimed USA Track and Field All-American honors after finishing eighth in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics National Championships in Greensboro, N.C.

Five years ago, Chance Bacon watched from the stands as his daughter’s Robinson team went to the World Series in Portland where they eventually lost in the semifinals by one run. Despite the success from that season, the next year that group didn’t want to compete in Little League ball anymore.

Signups for youth Summer Basketball League 2 for ages 3-4 and (grades child was in May 2018) pre-k – k, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 individuals or teams. The cost is member $25 and non-members $45 or team fee of $400 with jerseys included. If the child is on free or reduced School lunch the fee is $31.50 with documentation. The deadline to sign up is Friday July 13.

Crestview Church of Christ and Columbus Avenue Baptist Church will host a volleyball mentorship program for interested players beginning Saturday and running through Aug. 18. It’s open to players in third through the ninth grades.

McLennan Community College will host the Ricky Rhodes FUNdamental Basketball Camp beginning Monday and running through Thursday.

District 9 administrator Eddie Burns said that Little League games have continued to be played for the last several days following a controversy Thursday night.