Local sports scrapbook – August 6

Indiana Hustle to conduct tryouts for baseball team

The Indiana Hustle 12U baseball team will conduct tryouts at 1 p.m. today at the Columbus North baseball field at Southside Elementary.

Prospects cannot turn 13 before May 1, 2018, to be eligible. Players should bring their own helmet, bat and glove.

For more information, call Jaime Jones at 812-343-2292 or Mike Johnson at 812-603-0035.

Signups conclude for youth flag football

Columbus Youth Flag Football registration will conclude from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Fair Oaks Mall for boys and girls ages 4 to 14.

Cost is $100, and there is a multiple-sibling discount. Games will be played Sunday afternoons from mid-August to mid-October at Central Middle School.

For more information, contact Vince James at 812-927-0495 or vejames@sbcglobal.net or visit columbusyouthflag football.com.

Southern Indiana Select hosting baseball tryouts

The Southern Indiana Select travel baseball team will conduct tryouts for its 13-and-under 2017-18 season from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Clifty Park.

If unable to attend or for more information, call Scott McMullen at 812-579-6407.

New travel baseball team conducting tryouts

The Indiana Ballers, a new Columbus 9-and-under travel baseball team, will conduct tryouts for its 2017-18 season at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wayne Park. The rain date is 1 p.m. Aug. 13.

If interested, but unable to make the tryout, call Greg Hensley at 812-344-4932, Terry Burns at 812-447-5313 or Andy Shoaf at 812-344-7270.

Supplemental tryouts, soccer academy offered

The Academy at Columbus Express is accepting registrations.

The academy is a learning-centered program designed for boys and girls born between 2008 and 2011. Interested players must sign up before the academy begins Aug. 14.

For more information, visit columbusexpress.com or contact Ty Smith at director@columbusexpress.com or 812-767-3092.

Registration available for fall softball league

The Seymour Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its fall softball league until Sept. 1. No late registrations will be accepted.

League games will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Gaiser and Shields Parks. A $200 team sponsor fee and a minimum of 10 $15 player fees are required at the time of registration.

Online registration is available at seymourin.recdesk.com or at the parks office, 301-309 N. Chestnut St., Seymour. For more information, contact Jason Kleber at jkleber@seymourin.org or 812-522-6420.

Fastpitch travel softball team to conduct tryouts

Indiana Nitro Fastpitch 16-and-under softball tryouts will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Northside Middle School diamond. The team plays five fall, one winter and eight summer tournaments.

The team is looking for a pitcher and quality infielders and outfielders. Players should have some travel fastpitch experience.

For more information, contact Ed Loweth at 812-350-2783 or Chris Klosterman at 812-592-3000 or email nitrofp@ comcast.net.

Scholarship outing to benefit finance student

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Columbus 2017 Scramble for Scholarships will be at 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at Otter Creek Golf Course. A breakfast buffet and sign-in will be at 8 a.m.

Cost is $100 per player and includes, 18 holes with a cart, breakfast, lunch, snacks, competitive holes and team awards and golfer gift bags. The scholarship will benefit an IUPUC finance major.

Golfers may register as individuals, partners or teams. To register, mail a check with players’ names and captain’s email address to NAIFA-Columbus, P.O. Box 1772, Columbus, IN 47202.

Registration open for Harvest Bicycle Boogie

The Autumn Harvest Bicycle Boogie will be Oct. 7, beginning and ending at the Columbus Learning Center. Registration will be from 8 to 10 a.m., and riders may start at anytime after registering.

Bicyclists can pick from rides of 12, 30 or 55 miles. Cost is $25 through Oct. 5 or $30 the day of the event, with proceeds benefiting the IUPUC Alumni Association Scholarship Program.

For more information, call Cindy Felsten at 812-375-7531, email alumni@iupuc.edu or visit iupuc.edu/bicycle-boogie.