Color guard support

The Red Oak color guard will serve at the Sonic Drive-In located at 201 E. Ovilla Road in Red Oak on Saturday, Aug. 8. The color guard will be on hand from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Knife cutting competition

The North Texas Cutting Competition hosted by Bladesports will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 412 Alyssa Lane in Waxahachie. Competition begins at 11:30 a.m. to kick off the 2009 season. For more information contact Warren Osborne, 972-935-0899.

7U and 11U baseball

Tryouts for 7U and 11U baseball teams will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, for select teams that will compete in the fall and spring. To RSVP and get more information call 972-814-7170.

10U baseball

Local 10U Select Baseball team looking for dedicated players and parents for the 2009 Fall season. Contact Marc Roux 972-921-1947, Jason Moore 469-337-7736 or Wess Winn 469-585-7993 for tryout information.

Braves 10U team seeking players

Braves baseball 10U is an established select team looking for competitive baseball players to fill the roster for the 2009 tournament season. The Braves are dedicated to teaching solid fundamentals and creating a positive team atmosphere. Talented, hard working players can tryout at Optimist Park in Waxahachie Tuesday, Aug. 11. Tryouts begin at 7 p.m. for players who do not turn 11 before May 1, 2010. Call Lance Whitlock for more information or to reserve a tryout spot, 214-796-9607.

11U select tryouts

The 11U Waxahachie Cardinals are looking for pitchers and positional players for the fall season and beyond. Tryouts are from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Optimist Curry field. For eligibility, players must be 11 years or younger old prior to April 30, 2010. 

WHS season tickets

In preparation of the upcoming Waxahachie High School football season, season tickets go on sale to current season ticket holders from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at the athletic multi-purpose dressing facility near the WHS tennis courts. Sales to current season ticket holders will also be held Aug. 13 and Aug. 15. The Aug. 13 sales will be held from 5-8 p.m. while the Aug. 15 sales will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Season ticket holders will be allowed to trade tickets on trade day held from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 22. The mad rush for new season ticket sales will be held 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the multi-purpose facility. For more information, contact Terri or Tiffani Siebert at 972-937-5937 or tiffanisiebert@gmail.com.

14U baseball players needed

The Red Oak Red Sox are recruiting players for the upcoming baseball season. To schedule a tryout call Ken Hicks 214-212-7524.

Players needed

The Texas Eliminators 8UAA select boys coach pitch baseball team is looking for players who do not turn 9 years of age before May 1, 2010, to join the team for the 2009 fall season. For more information or to set up a private tryout, contact  coach Jeff Johnson at 972-268-3137, or e-mail coachjeff@lifetimebaseball.com.

Junior golf camp

Waxahachie Country Club is offering weekly golf camps in July and August. The camps are open to children from 6-16 years of age. This year’s camps include new golf and swim camps as well as advanced camps for experienced juniors. Call Devin Thomas at 972-937-3521 to sign up or get more information.

Baseball tryout and hitting camp

Coast to Coast baseball invites local players, ages 10-18, to participate in one if its tryout events. Monday, Aug. 10 at the University of Dallas at Irving tryouts and a hitting camp will be held. Camp starts at 10 a.m. At the tryout staff will evaluate player skills in four areas and players accepted will represent the United States in competition in Puerto Rico or work with top college coaches and pro scouts at a MLB spring training complex. For more information call 740-373-4455 or visit www.coasttocoastathletics.com.

Super Bowl volunteers needed

The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau is currently accepting Super Bowl XLV volunteer information for those interested in volunteer opportunities with the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, in preparation for Super Bowl XLV, which will be played in the Dallas Cowboys new $1.1 billion stadium in 2011. Thousands of volunteer opportunities will be available, with a variety of skills needed. Those interested can go to www.arlington.org/volunteers.

Volleyball season

 The 2009 Waxahachie High School volleyball season tryouts begin at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 at the Solis gym.

To have your community sports news included in Sports Happenings, contact Chad Wilson at 469-517-1455 or e-mail chad.wilson@wninews.com.