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The regular session of Talkin' Baseball will be held Oct. 8 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Bill Gilbert will discuss his book, "Now Pitching, Bob Feller." Call 410-740-1145.

The AYRA baseball program is holding tryouts for its 10-U, U-11 and U-15 spring travel teams. Go to for details.

The 11-U team will hold tryouts Sat., Oct. 1 at noon at the baseball fields at Hammond Middle School. The team will play in the Mid-Atlantic Baseball Association league and several local tournaments. Direct questions to

The 15-U team's tryouts will be held from 2-4 p.m., Oct. 22 and 29. E-mail

The Severn 12-U tournament team is holding tryouts for the 2012 season. The tryouts will be held Sat., Oct 1 at 4 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. at Severn Danza Park field 2, 726 Donaldson Avenue, Severn. The team will participate in local tournaments and will be going to Cooperstown Dreams Park in August. E-mail or call 410-925-9026 to reserve tryout spot.

The Burtonsville Storm 9-U team will hold tryouts Sun., Oct. 2 from 3-5:30 p.m. at Columbia Park, No. 2, in Burtonsville. Interested players must be born on or after May 1, 2002. The team will compete in the Montgomery County Baseball Association travel league and regional tournaments. Email with keyword Storm9U.

The Columbia Red Storm high school division travel team is looking for players. If interested email for tryout information. Please include position(s) and experience.

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


Cheerleading tryouts for the Maryland Marlins are 6-7 p.m., Sept. 29. There are 11 different competition teams for ages 4 and up. Contact, or 410-796-2244.


The Howard County Recreation and Parks' Celebration of Sports golf tournament will be held Oct. 14 at Timbers at Troy. The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Fees: $85 (individual); $340 (team). Register by calling 410-313-7275 or online at


The Dazzle Dash will be held Nov. 19 for runners and Nov. 20 for walkers. This is a 1.4 mile run or walk through the Symphony of Lights. Early registration ends Nov. 1. Save $5 by registering early. Go to


The Savage Boys and Girls Club will hold tryouts for its 6th grade travel team on Tue., Oct. 4 and Thurs., Oct. 6 at Murray Hill Middle School from 6-7:30 p.m. Players are encouraged to attend both sessions. Tryouts for all other graded-based teams will be posted on the Savage website, Email for more information.

Howard County Youth Program is accepting registration for its winter basketball program for boys and girls ages 6-18. Go to, click on "register now" then select "basketball" and follow the instructions Once the registration form is complete you will immediately be registered. Call 410-461-7694.

Team registration is being accepting for the 18th annual Northwest Tip-Off tournament scheduled for Dec. 3-5, at The Park School in Baltimore County.

Dual-age competition levels for boys and girls in the 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14 age groupings are available. The tournament features round-robin competition, and all teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games.

Registration and roster forms are available at under the basketball icon. Call 410-363-8610.

The i9 basketball season will run Sundays, Oct. 2-Nov. 20, at the Howard County Sports Center on Dorsey Road in Elkridge. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 5-6), 4-5:15 p.m.; Youth (ages 7-9), 5:15-6:30 p.m., and Senior (ages 10-11), 6:30-7:45 p.m. Register online at or call 443-485-4202.


The Baltimore Hawks will hold tryouts for its summer lacrosse club team Oct. 30 from 8-10 a.m. at Mustang Stadium on the Owings Mills Campus of Stevenson University. The Hawks will hold tryouts for players graduating in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Tryout fee: $40 (non-refundable).

Email or call 443-352-4298.

Stevenson University will host the Meghan Puls Lacrosse Classic Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. to help raise funds for the Meghan Puls Foundation.

The classic will feature four teams Stevenson, Stevens Institute of Technology, Virginia Wesleyan College, and Goucher College.

Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and Lions Camp Merrick diabetes camp. Other beneficiaries include The Seton Keough High School Scholarship, Marillac and Focus programs.

Admission is free, but a suggested donation of $5 is encouraged. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Email for more information.

The Buffalo Wild Wings (U-13 boys elite) Spring-Summer lacrosse tryouts will be held from 8-10 a.m., Oct. 2 and 9 at Alpha Ridge Park, 11685 Old Frederick Road, Marriottsville. Email http://www.hotbedlax..

Field hockey

Team Baltimore Field Hockey Club will hold tryouts Oct. 1 from 10-11 a.m. at Garrison Forest School in Reisterstown. The 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 afternoons at Garrison, starting in November. Email or call 410-531-7655. Register at

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