The Elkridge Youth Organization 12-U travel team is holding tryouts Aug. 11 (9 a.m.-noon, general session), Aug. 12 (1-4 p.m.), Aug. 18 (9 a.m.-noon) and Aug. 19 (1-4 p.m., general session). All tryouts will be held at Rockburn Park, field 8. Players must be born on or after May 1, 2000 and must attend at least one general session but may attend more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Elkridge Hurricanes 11-U travel team will conduct tryouts Aug. 12 from 1-3 p.m. at Rockburn Park, field 7. Interested players must not be 12 years old as of May 1, 2013. Email email@example.com if planning to try out. The team will play a limited fall schedule and compete in the MABA spring league and a number of local tournaments next summer.
The 9-U Catonsville Cubs travel team will hold tryouts for the 2013 season Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. and Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. at St. Timothy's Church, 200 Ingleside Ave., Catonsville. Tryouts are open to any baseball player who will be 9 years old as of May 1, 2013. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-446-9059.
The AYRA travel teams are holding tryouts:
10-U: 10 a.m., Aug. 11 and 25 at Hammond Middle School, field 1.
11-U (born after April 30, 2001): 2 p.m., Aug. 12 and 19, at Hammond Park.
12-U (born after April 30, 2000): 2 p.m., Aug. 12 and 19 at Hammond Park. The team will play spring MABA travel league and three to four tournaments. Email email@example.com.
13-U: 2 p.m., Aug. 18 at Schooley Mill Park, field 3.
Western Howard County Renegades travel baseball teams (9-U through 22-U) participate in the MABA, Baltimore Metro, Eddie Brooks and Maryland Collegiate Baseball League. Tryouts will continue through September. For a complete list of tryout dates (and updates), click on the Travel Baseball Tryouts link on the left hand side of http://www.whcsports.com. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. All tryouts are at Western Regional Park.
9-U: Aug. 12, 4 p.m. (field 2); Aug. 16, 6 p.m. (field 2); Aug. 19, 4 p.m. (field 1); Aug. 23, 6 p.m. (field 2).
10-U Deluliis: Aug. 12, 1 p.m.; Aug. 19, 3 p.m. (all field 2).
11-UA Finkelston: Aug. 19, 1 p.m.
11-UB Elliott: Aug. 19, 1 p.m.
12-U Roschella: Aug. 11, 9 a.m.; Aug. 12, 5 p.m.; Aug. 18, 9 a.m. and possibly Aug. 26, 5:30 p.m. (all field 1).
13-U: Aug. 16, 6 p.m., (field 1).
14-U Harding Sun: Aug. 25, 3 p.m. (field 1).
15-U Greenway: Aug. 19, 9 a.m. (field 2); Aug. 18, 7 p.m. (field 1).
The regular meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" will take place at 9 a.m., Aug. 11 at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Jim Hawking will discuss his book, "Baseball Broadway and the Brotherhood." Call 410-740-1145.
The Savage Boys & Girls Club 2013 travel teams are holding tryouts Aug. 12 and 19 at Savage Park as follows:
8-U: field 4, noon-3 p.m.
9-U: field 3, noon-3 p.m.
10-U: field 3, 3-6 p.m.
11-U: field 2, noon-3 p.m.
12-U: field 2, 3-6 p.m.
13-U: field 5, 3-6 p.m.
14-U: field 5, noon-3 p.m.
15-U (and higher): to be determined.
Email email@example.com or call 301-873-5780.
The Burtonsville Athletic Association is holding tryouts for its fall travel teams for the U-9 though U-14 age groups. Fall rec league registration is also being accepted. Go to http://www.burtonsvillesports.org.
The Maryland Roughriders club team will hold tryouts for the summer 2013 teams Sept. 9 and 16 from noon-6 p.m. at CCBC-Catonsville. The Roughriders will field six teams: U-13, U-15, U-16 (two teams), U-18 Select and U-18 Elite. The tryout times are:
U-18 Elite and Select: noon-3 p.m., Sept. 9 and 16.
U-13, U-15 and U-16s: 3-6 p.m., Sept. 9 and 16.
To register go to http://www.MDRoughriders.com.
The Teach My Daughter to Play Basketball Clinic will be held Aug. 23-25 at Lake Elkhorn Middle School, in Columbia. The clinic is for girls ages 9-13. Evening sessions (6:30-8:30 p.m.) will be held Aug. 23 and 24; Aug. 25 is a morning session (10 a.m.-noon). Applicants may attend one, two or all three sessions. Cost: $40 per session. Go to http://www.teachmydaughter.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fourth annual Celebration of Sports Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 5 at the Timbers at Troy Golf Course. The tournament is held in conjunction with the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks' Celebration of Sports. Sept. 28 is the entry deadline. Cost: $85 (per individual), $340 (per team). Register by calling 410-313-7275, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or online at http://www.howardcountymd.gov/rap.
The Howard County/Carroll County Table Tennis Club will host a table tennis and chess day camp in the Carrolltown Center in Eldersburg Aug. 20-24. All ages and levels of play welcome. The full-day camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a half-hour lunch break. For an application, email email@example.com or call 301-580-9842.
HCYP is registering for its fall volleyball season for girls and boys. The season begins Sunday, Sept. 9. Go to http://www.hcyp.org for more information and registration.
Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club is hosting volleyball fall clinic. Go to http://www.mdjrs.org for detailed information and application form.
Columbia Ravens Football is registering players for a 14-U unlimited weight team. The team will be compete against other unlimited teams in the surrounding counties. To participate, players cannot be over 14 years old as of Aug. 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://www.columbiaravens.com.