Register for the Grovetown High School Mini-Camp on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the high school. The camp is for those in pre-K through sixth grade and costs $50 per camper up to Oct. 11 and $55 after. Go to the Grovetown High School Web site or contact coach Amanda Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org or coach Jennifer Cartledge at email@example.com.
Columbia County Animal Rescue and Greyhound Crossroads has its Howling Hounds 5K run at Savannah Rapids Canal on Oct. 19 at 8 a.m. The $30 entry will be used to help raise awareness about rescued animals. Dogs can accompany their owners in the run. Prizes will be awarded in different categories. Register at active.com by Thursday to guarantee a T-shirt. Call Jennifer Dixon at (706) 504-4575.
• CSRA Force fastpitch travel ball softball is having tryouts for the 14U team for all positions. Call Kathy Guin at (706) 401-1820. Coach Wayne Wilson has individual tryouts for the 12U Team. Call coach Wilson at (706) 564-5357. The 10U team has tryouts for pitchers. Call coach Wilson or coach Guy Poss at (706) 962-7347.
• The 11U Georgia Lightning baseball team needs players for the upcoming season. Players can’t turn 12 before May 1, 2014. Call Billy Kelley at (706) 825-9898.
• Former Chicago White Sox player and Curtis Baptist baseball coach Chico Valdez has tryouts for a 10-year-old travel ball baseball team. Players can’t have turned 10 before May 1, 2013. Call Van Dixon at (706) 830-2806 for dates of tryouts.
• A 9U travel baseball team needs players ages 8 and 9. Call Eddie Haley at (706) 726-1410.