best bets

BEST BETS

July 07, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Baseball

Padres@Nationals

Where -- RFK Stadium, Washington

When -- Tonight and tomorrow 7:05 p.m.; Sunday, 1:05 p.m.

What now? -- The Padres, in contention in the crowded National League West, visit for a three-game series to close out the first half of the season before the All-Star break.

Online -- www.nationals.com

Running

Spirit of Gettysburg 5K

Where -- YMCA Campus, Gettysburg, Pa.

When -- Tomorrow, 7:50 a.m.

What now? -- The event expects to draw 1,200 runners, with proceeds going to the local YMCA. The course goes through Gettysburg National Military Park.

Online -- www.ywcagettysburg.org/5k.htm

Volleyball

Toyota Pro Beach Volleyball Tour

Where -- Rash Field, Inner Harbor

When -- Tomorrow, 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What now? -- $7,500 in total prize money is up for grabs for volleyball players hoping to move up a level to the Association of Volleyball Players tour.

Online -- www.toyotaprobeach.com

Miscellaneous

Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam Tour

Where -- Six Flags America, Largo

When -- Tomorrow and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

What now? -- Famous skateboarder Tony Hawk performs along with other athletes - from BMX, Motocross during this appearance. Tickets start at $20.

Online -- www.boomboomhuckjam.com

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