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Sports calendar

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 1:47 pm

Women's softball

• The Jan Carper Memorial Tournament will be Sept. 13 at Kreager Park. For more information and all forms, go to www.eteamz.com/fwwsa.

• Registration is under way for a fall one-pitch league. Doubleheaders will be played Mondays beginning Sept. 1. Entry fee is $200. For more information, call Dona at 1-260-639-3535.

Family fun fest

The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest returns to the Memorial Stadium parking lot for a third consecutive season 4-7 p.m. Saturday.

Fans of all ages are invited to attend the free, family-style event featuring more than 20 baseball-themed attractions, a Minor League Baseball Museum and an Xbox 360 Best Buy Home Run Derby video game trailer.

A midway of activities will be offered. Days Inn will allow fans to have their picture taken and create their own baseball card, and Sports Illustrated Kids Magazine will give fans the opportunity to have their picture on a souvenir cover.

Fans are encouraged to stick around for the Wizards game against the Lansing Lugnuts at 7 p.m. in the opener of a six-game homestand for Fort Wayne.

Golf

The fifth annual Brad Miller Golf Outing and Auction will be a two-day charity event this year. A silent auction will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at Ceruti's Diamond Room, 6601 Innovation Blvd. The golf outing will be the following day at Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville. Shotgun starts are at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Miller plays for the NBA's Sacramento Kings, played college ball at Purdue and attended East Noble High School.

His charity is Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Auction tickets are available for $50 or $500 for 12. Golf teams of five may still purchase tickets for $500 each. Contact Michelle Schwab at 1-888-456-1600 or Michelle.Schwab@bbbs.org for more information.

Basketball

Beginning Sept. 7 for four consecutive Sundays, the Lady Legit AAU girls basketball program will host its third annual fall Sunday camp and workouts for high school players.

The event will be 2-6 p.m. at the University of Saint Francis. Cost is $50 for Lady Legit players and $75 for non-Lady Legit players and is payable at registration, which starts at 1:30 on Sept. 7. The camp/workouts are designed to supplement player preparation for both the high school season and the Oct. 3-5 fall college exposure weekend at Spiece Fieldhouse.

Officials needed

The Police Athletic League of Fort Wayne is looking for high school or college students interested in helping officiate games for its 9- 12-year-old tackle football program. These are paid positions and training will be provided. League games are played Saturday mornings in September and October.

Call 432-4122 to register or for more information.

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