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Competitive

Putty Hill baseball tryouts for 11U-18U teams at St. Paul's, Aug. 20 and at Calvert Hall Sept. 3. 410-299-7417 or Nationsmg@aol.com.

Cockeysville Clippers 14U travel baseball team seeks players for 2012 season for MABA league and tournament play. michaelreid241@comcast.net.

Lutherville-Timonium Rec seeks teams for fall men's slow-pitch softball league, Reisterstown Regional Park. Starts in late August and runs through November. Separate leagues on Mondays and Wednesdays. 410-821-7728 or tjharrington51@netscape.net.

Baltimore Tennis Patrons forming fall and winter indoor instructional and team tennis programs for Baltimore City and Baltimore County boys and girls in grades four to 12. Program runs October to March.410-296-2100 or http://www.tennispatrons.org.

Cockeysville-based 15U baseball needs players for the 2012 MABA Season. 410-868-7239 or dhoffman@cpsgumpert.com.

MABA 11U travel baseball team seeks players for fall season. 443-537-8653 or sbayne20@verizon.net.

Mountain Club

The Mountain Club of Maryland conducts hikes, overnight and camping trips and maintains trails.

Sat., Aug. 27, Gunpowder Falls State Park, Hereford area: A circuit hike primarily covering the Mingo Forks and Bunker Hill trails. Minor stream crossings. 805-300-4698.

Sun, Aug. 28, Seneca Creek Greenway Trail: An out-and-back hike in a Montgomery County park, south of Damascus. 410-486-8737.

Wed., Aug. 31, Oregon Ridge State Park: A 5-mile hike with some hills and stream crossings. 410-484-0275.

Baltimore Tennis Patrons forming fall and winter indoor instructional and team tennis programs for Baltimore City and Baltimore County boys and girls in grades four to 12. Program runs October to March.410-296-2100 or http://www.tennispatrons.org.