Submitting sports notices
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions? Call 410-332-6578.
Use the day off from school Feb. 18 to start preparing for the baseball season, getting some quality instruction and practice in at the President's Day Holiday Baseball Camp at PowerUP Sports and Training in Laurel. The camp goes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be run by Reservoir High School varsity baseball coach Adam Leader and his staff. The camp is open to youth, middle and high school players. All aspects of the game will be covered in a structured format. Go to http://pst_presidentsdaybaseballclinic.eventbrite.com/# for more information.
The Howard County Youth Program (HCYP) is holding open registration for the 2013 spring baseball season. Registration is open to boys and girls ages 5-18. Registration forms and further details are available at http://www.hcyp.org.
Registration for the Western Howard County (WHC) Youth Baseball and Softball League spring season for boys and girls ages 4-18 is ongoing. For more information and registration, visit whcsports.com, call 410-313-4626 (TTY 410-313-4665) or email email@example.com.
The regular meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. 9 at the Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way in Columbia.
Registration for the spring softball season in the Western Howard County (WHC) Youth League for girls ages 7-18 is ongoing. Early-bird discount and eligibility for free instructional clinics is available if registered by Feb. 15. For more information and registration, visit whcsports.com, call 410-313-4626 (TTY410-313-4665) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia Ravens Football is seeking qualified, committed individuals to coach in its youth tackle football program, for players ages 5-14 for the spring 2013 indoor and fall 2013 outdoor seasons. Interested parties should contact the Director of Football at email@example.com. For more information, visit columbiaravens.com.
Registration is being accepted for the second annual Lions' Pride Howard boys lacrosse clinic scheduled for Feb. 21, 4-5:30 p.m. at Howard High. Sign-in will begin at 3:30 p.m. near the side lot next to the tennis courts. This is a free clinic open to all Howard County residents in grades 6-8. Registration information is available at howardhighschool.net/index/Lacrosse_Boys.html.
HYBA is accepting registration forms for its Friday night basketball league for boys and girls ages 5-18. Games will be played on Friday nights in April, May and June at Howard County Public Schools. To download an application, or if you have questions, visit hyba.org or call 410-461-7694.
Cheer and Poms
The Ellicott City Patriots Youth Cheer and Poms (dance team) organization is looking for volunteer head coaches, assistant coaches, choreographers, stunt/tumbling coaches and dance coaches for our fall sports season. Experience desired but not necessary. We offer training and preparation to those who are interested. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-851-9351 to speak with Cheer director Ande Kolp if interested.
The First Tee of Howard County is having classes for new students, ages 9 years old or older by Sept. 1, 2013. These classes are for entry-level players and will be conducted in four one-hour sessions. There are two sections (Feb. 16-17 through March 9-10, or March 16-17 through April 13-14). There are four students per class and the cost is $46.99. Call 410-730-1114 or visit thefirstteehowardcounty.org for registration and more information.