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 will have 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 are welcome to 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.