Email notices to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday

Baseball

The 16U Western Howard County Renegades are looking for players, a catcher in particular. This team is fully sponsored, so there are no parent fees. The team participates in the Mid-Atlantic Baseball Association along with additional tournaments. Email inquiries to smejharding@comcast.net.

The regular session of "Talkin' Baseball" will take place Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens. Our speaker will be John Lord, who will discuss his book, "Bill Giles and Baseball." Call 410-740-1145 for more information.


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Atholton Youth Recreation Association (AYRA) fall 2014 baseball registration is now open. Leagues are available for all players ages 5-18. Visit ayra.com for details. The season runs from Sept. 2 through Oct. 26.

Running

The 11th annual Ellicott City Labor Day Running Classic 10K and 5K (formerly the Knights of Columbus 10K Run) is scheduled for Aug. 30 at 8 a.m. at the Shrine of St. Anthony. The annual charity race is presented by the Knights of Columbus St. Louis the King Council #11898 of St. Louis Parish, Clarksville, Md.

This event helps support local charities, including the Arc of Howard County and FISH of Howard County, and in the last 10 years, it has raised over $50,000, which was donated to many local charities.

For further information including a race flyer, visit kc11898.com. Register online at active.com. For additional information, call 410-531-7594 or email KnightsOfColumbus10kRun@verizon.net.

Football

Registration is now open for fall football and cheer for the Columbia Ravens. Plenty of spots are available for participants ages 5-10. Participants ages 5-14 are eligible to register. For more information, visit columbiaravens.com.

Basketball

The Savage Boys and Girls Club announces the travel basketball tryouts schedule for the 2014-15 season. Tryouts will be held as follows:

Boys — 4th grade: Sept. 9 and 11, 6-8 p.m., at Hammond Middle; 5th grade: Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m. at Hammond Middle, Sept. 11, 6-8 p.m. at Patuxent Valley Middle; 6th grade: Sept. 8-9, 6-8 p.m. at Patuxent Valley Middle; 8th grade: Sept. 8, 7-9 p.m. at Hammond Middle; Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m. at Murray Hill Middle; Sept. 10, 7-9 p.m. at Patuxent Valley Middle.

Girls — 8th Grade: Sept. 8 and 10, 7-9 p.m. at Murray Hill Middle.

The organization is still seeking coaches for a boys 7th grade team, and girls teams in grades 4-7. If interested, contact Mike Hewitt at mike.hewitt@verizon.net.

Contact the appropriate coach/manager for additional questions:

Boys 4th: Ray Cary, lee_nyesha@yahoo.com

Boys 5th: James Walls, jvwalls4@gmail.com

Boys 6th: Mike Hewitt, mike.hewitt@verizon.net