Sports notices: HCYP Sharks are holding travel team tryouts

Sports notices

August 29, 2011

Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578.

Basketball

The HCYP Sharks travel teams are holding tryouts as follows. Contact the listed coach or go to hcyp.org for more information.

9-U girls (fourth grade): Sept. 12-13, 5:30-7 p.m., at Veterans Elementary School. D_mcniff2009@comcast.net or 443-763-0390.

9-U boys (fourth grade): Sept. 18, 3-4:30 p.m., at Burleigh Manor Middle and Sept. 21, 6:30-8 p.m., at Patapsco Middle. Steve.michelotti@gmail.com or 443-812-0919.

10-U girls (fifth grade): Sept. 13 and 14, 7-8:30 p.m., at Veterans Elementary School. Ahearn6@verizon.net.

10-UB (fifth grade): Sept. 6 and 7, 6:30-8 p.m., at Dunloggin Middle; Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-noon, at Burleigh Manor Middle. Billterp00@yahoo.com or 410-788-5338.

11-UG (sixth grade): Sept. 6 and 12, 6:30-8 p.m., at Ellicott Mills Middle. MeghaMahadevan@hotmail.com or 301-514-2091.

11-UB (sixth grade): Sept. 6, 7 and 13, 6:30-8 p.m., at Rockburn Elementary. Mike_Pelligrini@verizon.net or 410-908-0032.

12-UG (seventh grade): Sept. 11 and 18, 5-6:30 p.m., at Burleigh Manor Middle. Dlinns@verizon.net or 410-418-9335.

12-UB (seventh grade): Sept. 11, 1-3 p.m., at Burleigh Manor Middle and Sept. 13, 7-9 p.m., at Ellicott Mills Middle. Cjtringali@comcast.net or 410-313-8966.

13-UG (eighth grade): Sept. 11 and 18, 6:30-8 p.m., at Burleigh Manor Middle. Larrykinz@verizon.net or 410-869-6086.

13-UB (eighth grade): Sept. 13 and 21, 7:30-9 p.m., at Dunloggin Middle. Billnap2844@yahoo.com or 410-258-4189.

The Western Howard County Force youth travel teams will have tryouts in September for the upcoming winter season for the girls and boys fourth through eighth grade teams. Go to whcybasketball.com for the tryout schedule. (Click on the appropriate travel team in lower left of home page for schedule.)

Tennis

Teams are forming to represent Howard County in the Baltimore Tennis Patrons Junior Indoor Tennis League. There are four divisions, and boys and girls, grades four through 12, are welcome. Play runs October through March on weekends only.

New player evaluations will be held 6-8:30 p.m., Sept. 15 and 2:30-5:30 p.m., Sept. 18, at the Owen Brown Tennis Club, in Columbia. Players only need to come to one session but need to come ready to hit tennis balls.

For more information, or if you cannot attend either of the evaluation sessions, call 410-296-2100 or email tennis@tennispatrons.org.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Howard County is in need of soccer coaches. The 2011 season runs from late August through October. Practices are held twice a week on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

Training will be provided. All new coaches must attend a volunteer orientation Sept. 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Special Olympics is a year-round sports training and athletic competition program for children and adults who have intellectual disabilities.

Call 410-740-0500.

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 lloyd@capitolpegasus.com or call 410-531-7655. Register at http://teambaltimore.org.

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.

The Spitfire Field Hockey Club will continue tryouts for its winter indoor U-16 and U-19 tournament teams Sept. 11 from 3-5 p.m. at the Garrison Forest School. Cost: $25. The Spitfire plays in local and national tournaments from November through March.

The club also offers fall preseason indoor skills training for U-12 and U-14 boys and girls. Younger teams tryouts are in late October.

Go to http://www.spitfirehockey.org or call 301-490-9997.

Running

The second annual Valley Mede Fun Run and 5k CureSearch race will be held Sept. 5 in Cypressmede Park, Ellicott City. The race, which starts at 9:15 a.m., will benefit CureSearch, an organization that supports children's cancer research. Entry fees: $25 (family of four or more), $10 (adults and children 11 and older), $5 (children 10 and younger). Register at http:curesearch.kintera.org/personalfundriaser/matty. Bring registration a copy of our registration form on race day. Make checks payable to CureSearch and send them c/o Ann Arnold, 3101 Story Book Court, Ellicott City 21042.

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