The Capitol Pegasus Field Hockey Club will hold tryouts Oct. 16 from 10-11 a.m. at Champions Field House in Rockville. Tryouts are free and open to all U-14, U-16 and U-19 players. Teams play in local and national tournaments and practice on Sunday mornings at Champions, starting in November. Email lloyd@capitolpegasus.com or call 410-531-7655. Register at http://capitolpegasus.org.

 

Running


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The Howard County Striders are holding a youth cross country meet at Centennial High School Sept. 25. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and costs $5. The course walk will be held at 12:45 p.m. and the races begin at 1:30, with the youngest going first. This event is for children born in 1997 or later. Go to http://www.bullseyerunning.com.

 

The 25th annual BWI Airport 4-mile run and 2-mile family walk will be held Sept. 25 at the BWI Airport Midfield Cargo Warehouse Complex. The race starts at 8 a.m. and benefits children with Down syndrome. Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to participate. Cost: $30 (adults); $15 (children 13-under). Online team fundraising is available. For more information, call 410-933-7866 or go to http://www.es.northropgrumman.com/airportrun/register.html.

 

Baseball

 

The 17-U/19-U Columbia Red Storm travel team will hold tryouts for the 2012 season on Sept. 17 and 18 from 9-11 a.m. at Oakland Mills High School.

The Red Storm competes in the MABA high school travel division and in various local and out of town tournaments. The team is currently ranked No. 1 in the 17-U age group by ECTB in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Umpire classes will begin soon for anyone interested in umpiring youth baseball in Howard County and surrounding areas. These are paid positions. Call 301-776-9933, 410-916-5655, or email tcua@verizon.net.

The 18-U WHC Renegades will hold tryouts for the summer 2012 season on Sept. 17 at Glenelg High School starting at 4 p.m. Check-in will begin at 3:30. Email r.nease@verizon.net or call 240-672-2827.

 

Softball

 

HCYP fall fastpitch softball registration is open for girls ages 5-17. This is an instructional program for 8-U, 10-U and 12-U players. It also includes a competitive older league primarily for high school players not playing year-round but looking towards spring tryouts. Register online at http://www.hcyp.org.

 

Soccer

 

The i9 soccer season will be held Saturdays, Sept. 24-Nov. 19, at the Columbia SportsPark on Harper's Farm Road. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 3-5), 9:30-11 a.m.; Youth (ages 6-8), 10 a.m.-noon; Junior (ages 9-12). 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Register online at http://www.i9sports.com or call 443-485-4202.

 

Football

 

The i9 flag football season will be held Saturdays, Sept. 24-Nov. 19, at the Columbia SportsPark on Harper's Farm Road. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 4-6), 12:30-2 p.m.; Youth (ages 7-8), 1-3 p.m.), Junior (ages 9-11), 2-4 p.m.; Senior (ages 12-14), 3-5 p.m. Register online at http://www.i9sports.com or call 443-485-4202.