The Howard County Junior Striders Fall Cross Country program registration is open. Register before Sept. 3; practices start Sept. 4. Go to http://www.striders.net or http://www.bullseyerunning.com for a registration form with all the details and an online registration link.
The ninth annual Knights of Columbus 10k Run will be held Sept. 1 at 8 a.m. at the Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City. The annual charity race is organized by the Knights of Columbus St. Louis the King Council of St. Louis Parish. The event helps support local charities, including the Arc of Howard County and FISH of Howard County.
This is a family event with lots of activities planned including music, food, random prizes, post race massages and a moon bounce for the kids. Cash awards ($150, $75 and $50 for the top three male and female finishers) and non-cash awards in seven age-group categories. The race course is USATF certified.
Go to http://www.kc11898.com for a race flier. Register online at http://www.active.com. Call 410-531-7594 for more information.
The National Family Resiliency Center 5k run and 1k walk will be held Sept. 22 starting at the Columbia Lakefront. Go to http://www.nfrchelp.org for details and registration.
The Harvest Harrier 5k Trail Run at Rockburn Branch Park will be held Oct. 7. Go to http://www.bullseyerunning.com to register.
Team registration is being accepted for the Central Maryland Soccer League's annual Columbus Classic, which is held Oct. 6-7 in the Westminster area of Carroll County. The Classic is open to all USSF-affiliated school, recreation and club teams in the mid-Atlantic region and is sanctioned by SAY and US Club Soccer. Competition is available for both boys and girls teams in the single age groupings of U-8 through U14 and the dual ages of U-16 and U-18. The tournament format is round-robin.
Register by Sept. 24. Forms are available at cmsasoccer.com. Call 410-363-8610.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Long Reach ice hockey team is 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 email@example.com if interested.
Fall recreation baseball and softball registration is open for the Western Howard County Youth Baseball and Softball League. For more information on how to register, dates and fees go to http://www.whcsports.com. Fall league play begins Sept. 9. Registration will remain available until opening day.
For baseball questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For softball questions go to email@example.com.
Registration is open for the HCYP fastpitch softball fall season for girls ages 5-17. This is an instructional program for 8-U, 10-U and 12-U players. It also includes a competitive older league primarily for high school players not playing year-round but looking toward spring tryouts. Go to http://www.hcyp.org for information and registration.
The 18-U Columbia Red Storm will play at Ripken Myrtle Beach this November and a full regular summer travel season in 2013 (MABA or Metro). The season includes several high profile tournaments at the high school level next summer. Tryouts begin Sept. 8 at the Oakland Mills High School baseball fields. Pitchers and catchers report at 11 a.m.. All other players report at noon. Interested players should contact Rick Hart at 443-285-9771 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 http://www.hcyp.org for August tryout dates, times and locations. Email email@example.com.
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 http://www.hcyp.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Baltimore Hawks will hold tryouts for their 2014 and 2015 summer club teams Sept. 23 from 8-10 a.m. at Mustang Stadium on the Owings Mills campus of Stevenson University. The $40 tryout fee is non-refundable. For more information, call Tim Puls, 443-352-4298.
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.
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 information and registration.