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Local sports roundup: 8/3/2014

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Blazers offering tryouts for three age groups

The Indiana Blazers will conduct tryouts for its 13U, 14U and 15U baseball teams today at Clifty Park.

Tryouts will be at 10 a.m. for the 15U team and 1 p.m. for the 13U and 14U squads. A $10 tryout fee will be charged to cover field rental.

Red Alert 12U softball tryouts set for today

The Red Alert 12U competitive travel softball team will conduct tryouts from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Clifty Park.

The team will practice from August to July. For more information, contact coaches Rusty and Cathy Brummett, 350-9805 or; or Mike Bombardiere, 630-485-1764 or

Also, tryouts for a separate Red Alert 12U team will

be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at

the Columbus North softball diamond behind Northside Middle School.

For more information, call Joe Martin, 595-1658, or Herb Gross, 498-316.

East boys tennis practice, tryouts start Monday

Columbus East boys tennis practice and tryouts will begin at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the East tennis courts.

For more information, call coach Jim Stone, 371-9098.

Central announces

practice, tryout dates

Central Middle School cross-country practice begins after school Monday until 5 p.m. Runners will need completed physicals turned into the athletics office.

Central tennis tryouts will be Tuesday through Thursday at Donner Park. Boys tryouts will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m., followed by girls tryouts from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Anyone interested in playing football at Central can come to practice by Friday. Practices are from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Players must have a physical on file to practice.

Indiana Outcast softball team to conduct tryouts

The Indiana Outcast 16U fast-pitch softball team will have tryouts from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Edinburgh Parks and Recreation fields.

For more information, call Ben, 350-8501.

Players needed to play

in coed softball league

Friday is the deadline to sign up for the Columbus Softball Association 40-and-over coed fall league. Players from any experience level

are needed.

For more information, call CSA, 379-4872.

Hauser seeks players for alumni baseball game

The Hauser baseball team will host an alumni game at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hauser baseball field.

A contact and sign-up information sheet is available at the Hauser High School website,

Ceraland taking signups for baseball, softball

Baseball signups for Ceraland’s AAU-sanctioned Fall Ball League will continue through Aug. 10. League games start at noon every Saturday beginning Aug. 16. Cost is $425 for 8U, 10U and 12U teams and $475 for 14U and high school division teams.

Signups for Ceraland’s girls outdoor fast-pitch softball league will continue through Aug. 10. League games start at noon every Sunday beginning Aug. 17. Cost is $350 for 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and high school division teams.

Registration for both leagues are available at Ceraland’s Sports and Fitness Center or online at For more information, call 377-5849 or email

Red Alert looking for athletes for softball squad

Red Alert ’02 is seeking athletes with 2002 and 2003 birth dates for its competitive travel softball team. Former Columbus East, Jennings County and Columbus North coach Jerry Burton will be the

head coach.

Tryouts will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at the North softball diamond behind Northside Middle School.

For more information, contact Burton, 390-0014 or; or Todd Acton, 371-6144 or

County softball players can

participate in open field

There will be an open field for Bartholomew County girls in Grades 5 to 8 from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. Aug. 12 and 19 at the Columbus North softball diamond behind Northside Middle School.

Travel coaches and high school players will run the free event. For information, call Jerry Burton, 390-0014.

Columbus Revolution to hold tryouts for Grades 2-4

Tryouts for Columbus Revolution Boys basketball will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17 for second-, third- and fourth-graders. Details and signups can be found at

For more information, contact director of Columbus Revolution Basketball Scott Wilson, director@columbus or 552-6054.

Tipton Lakes to host

Bump and Run Classic

Tipton Lakes Athletic Club will host its fourth annual Bump and Run Classic on Aug. 16 at Harrison Lake Country Club.

The 5K run/walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $17 for TLAC members or kidscommons annual members, $20 for nonmembers without a shirt, or $25 for nonmembers with

a shirt.

Registration is available at and also will be available from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at TLAC and

7 to 8 a.m. Aug. 16 at Harrison Lake. For more information, contact Jeff Niewedde, 447-5528 or

The golf outing will begin at noon, following a cookout at 11 a.m. The four-person scramble is limited to the first 80 players or 20 teams.

Friday is the registration deadline. Cost is $85 per person or $340 per team. For more information, contact John Hayden, 342-4495 or

Proceeds from the events will benefit kidscommons.

Hope Fall Fast-pitch League to begin Aug. 17

The Hope Fall Fast-pitch League will begin Aug. 17

with leagues for 10U, 12U and high school.

Cost is $330 per team. Teams will play seven games.

For more information, call Craig Sims, 390-5365, or Jerry Burton, 390-0014.

Seymour fall softball registration continues

Seymour Parks and Recreation Fall Open Softball League registration will continue through Aug. 18. League play begins Sept. 8

and will feature games on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Gaiser Park and Freeman Field.

The registration fee is $505 for a 15-player team. For more information, call the Seymour Parks Office, 522-6420.

Columbus Flag Football accepting registration

Aug. 22 is the first registration deadline for The Fall ’14 Columbus Flag Football League. League officials will be at Fourth Street Bar and Grill from 5 to 8 p.m. that day taking registration, which will be $550 for men’s teams and $350 for women’s teams.

After that, the fees will be $650 for men’s teams and $450 for women’s teams by Aug. 29. The season begins Sept. 7.

For more information, contact Larry Anthony, columbusflagfootball@

Sprint with the Spirit 5K scheduled for Aug. 23

St. Peter’s Lutheran School will host the Sprint with the Spirit 5K run/walk at 8 a.m. Aug. 23.

Registration is $20 with a T-shirt or $15 without a T-shirt by Saturday, or $25 with a T-shirt or $20 without a T-shirt after Saturday and is available at

State 5K championships scheduled for this month

USA Track and Field will host the Indiana Association 5K Championship on Aug. 23

at St. Maria Goretti Church

in Westfield.

There will be championships for youth, open and masters, with $2,000 in prize money awarded for the open and masters winners.

For more information

about the Born2Run 5K, visit

Columbus BMX plans events at track in city

Columbus BMX is

hosting races at its track on Spear Street across from

the fairgrounds.

For race days and times, visit Practices are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

For more information, contact Shane Kaisher, 447-0750, or Kris Lasure, 317-716-0163; email or visit Columbus BMX on Facebook.

Fall event to feature golf, ATV and motorcycle rides

The Harmon Group’s Joy of Giving Fall Event will be Sept. 20 with a golf tournament and ATV and motorcycle rides.

The golf tournament will be at noon at St. Anne’s. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. Cost is $500 per team.

The ATV ride will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning at Sand Creek Elementary. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. Cost is $30 for a single rider or $50 for a couple.

The motorcycle ride will be from noon to 4 p.m. beginning at Mann’s Harley-Davidson in Edinburgh. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. Cost is $30 for a single rider or $50 for a couple.

The events will conclude with a dinner at 5 p.m. at St. Anne’s. Cost for dinner

only is $10 for adults, $5 for children and free for children

2 and younger.

To register and pay with Visa or Master Card, call 346-2048 and talk to Lori or Lindy. Sponsorships are also available. For more information, call Harmon Construction, 346-2048.

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