• Tryouts for 9U and 11U travel baseball teams are July 20 at 9 a.m. at Riverside Park on Hardy McManus Road, open to players that do not turn 12 before May 1, 2014. Call Eddie Haley at (706) 726-1410.
Fast-paced bouts with plenty of action contribute to the excitement of the sport, said head coach Jason Craig.
"It's full-contact. They hit really, really hard," he said. "It's a very exciting game and it goes very, very fast."