Sports notices: Long Reach is looking for field hockey players

Sports notices

August 15, 2012

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Field hockey

Long Reach High School's field hockey program needs players at both the varsity and junior varsity level. If interested, email for tryout details.


Thunder Cruzeiro (rising U-13 girls, born on or after Aug. 1, 1999) are looking for two or three hard-working players to add to the roster. Supplemental tryouts will be held the rest of the summer. Cruzeiro will play in WAGS Division 2 this fall. The team trains and plays its home games in Columbia/Western Howard County. Email if interested in trying out.

The SAC United White (U-11 girls) team is looking for players for the fall and spring. Email mstromberg13@gmail or call 410-207-5174.

The Thunder Soccer Club Spurs (U-10 boys, born after Aug. 1, 2002), coached by Kevin Cowley, will hold supplemental tryouts in August. The Spurs will play in the CMSSL and in several tournaments. Interested players should email

The Soccer Association of Columbia U-12 girls select team will hold supplemental tryouts from 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 16 and 21 at Centennial High School. There are openings for four to five girls and the team is particularly looking for goalie experience. It is only necessary to attend one tryout. Email if interested in trying out.

Ice hockey

The Long Reach ice hockey team is desperately seeking players who plan to attend Long Reach High School in the fall and want to play ice hockey. No experience is necessary just a desire to learn and have fun. The team will help with equipment. E-mail if interested.


The HCYP Raiders travel program is sponsoring teams from 8-U to 19-U for the 2013 season. The Raiders plan to have a total of 20 teams in 12 age groups, including two 12-U Cooperstown teams, an 18-U college prep team in the Eddie Brooks League and two American League team affiliations.

Go to for August tryout dates, times and locations. Email

The Howard County Youth Program is holding open registration for the 2012-13 fall and spring baseball seasons. Registration is open to boys and girls ages 5-18. Registration forms and further details are available at

The Columbia Red Storm high school age travel team will hold tryouts Aug. 25 from 3-5:30 p.m. at Oakland Mills High School. Email

The 11-U Elkridge Hurricanes travel team is looking for a few good players. If you are interested in trying out, contact Cary Connell at Interested players must not be 12 as of May 1, 2013. The team will play a limited fall schedule and compete in the MABA Spring League and a number of local tournaments next summer.

The Elkridge Youth Organization 10-U Sunday Only travel team will hold tryouts for their 2013 spring team at the Elkridge Elementary School fields, 2:30 p.m., Aug. 18 and 19. Contact Vince Widmaier at

The Elkridge Youth Organization 12-U travel team continues tryouts 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. Email

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 or call 410-446-9059.

The AYRA travel teams continue tryouts:

10-U: 10 a.m., Aug. 25 at Hammond Middle School, field 1.

11-U (born after April 30, 2001): 2 p.m., Aug. 19, at Hammond Park.

12-U (born after April 30, 2000): 2 p.m., Aug. 19 at Hammond Park. The team will play spring MABA travel league and three to four tournaments. Email

13-U: 2 p.m., Aug. 18 at Schooley Mill Park, field 3.


The 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 Email with questions. All tryouts are at Western Regional Park.

9-U Hough: 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. 19, 3 p.m. (field 9).

11-UA Finkelston: Aug. 19, 1 p.m. (field 9).

11-UB Elliott: Aug. 19, 1 p.m.

12-U Roschella: Aug. 18, 9 a.m. and possibly Aug. 26, 5:30 p.m. (all field 1).

13-UA Gold: Aug. 16, 6 p.m., (field 1).

13-UB Smith: Aug. 19, noon (field 1).

14-U Harding: Aug. 25, 3 p.m. (field 1).

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