Sports notices: Rec baseball teams are looking for players

Sports notices

October 10, 2011

Submitting sports notices

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


The HCYP Raiders 16-U tournament team is looking to fill the final two slots on its roster. The team will be participating in high-level tournaments throughout the mid-Atlantic area between Memorial Day and the middle of July. Eligible candidates should have travel baseball and high school baseball experience as a catcher or outfielder and cannot turn 17 before May 1, 2012. Email or call 410 371-9843.

The 12-U Pasadena Eagles travel team will be competing in either MABA or Metro travel league play, five or six local tournaments and the Cooperstown Dream Park Tournament next July. Interested players should email or call 443-812-6778 to schedule a workout.

The AYRA baseball program is holding tryouts for its 10-U, U-11 and U-15 spring travel teams. Go to for details. The 15-U team's tryouts will be held from 2-4 p.m., Oct. 22 and 29. E-mail


Sign up for a 9k Around the Fairways at the Timber at Troy Golf Course on Nov. 5. This is a new race and the opportunity to run the golf cart path. Brunch is scheduled after the race. Register 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 travel team tryouts for 4th grade boys (Oct. 18 and 20) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Murray Hill Middle School. Tryouts for the 7th grade boys team will be held Oct. 17 and 19 from 6:30-8 p.m., also at Murray Hill. Players are encouraged to attend both sessions.

Tryouts for other grade-based teams will be posted at Email for more information.

Western Howard County Youth Basketball is still accepting registrations for the 2011-2012 recreation program. Please go to for registration information.

HCYP is registering 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 are registered. Call 410-461-7694.

Field hockey

Columbia's Spitfire Field Hockey Club holds its U-12 and U-14 winter indoor team tryouts on Oct. 29 from noon to 2 p.m. at Garrison Forest School, in Owing Mills. Register online at or call 301-490-9997 for more information.


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 West (U-13 boys elite) spring-summer lacrosse tryouts are being held. Email http://www.hotbedlax for dates and times.


The Howard County Recreation and Parks' Celebration of Sports golf tournament will be held Oct. 14 at the 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 Central Maryland Terror Fastpitch Softball Organization is looking for talented players at the 10-U and 18-U levels to play tournament softball for the 2012 season. Terror fastpitch is a cost effective, family-friendly organization that stresses skill development while enjoying regional and national success. Go to or email

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