Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com).

Baseball

Professional Baseball Training is offering a Spring Break camp on Thursday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a full day of baseball instruction and other fun activities with the staff of PBT. Participants will be provided with a mid-morning fruit snack and pizza lunch. PBT is located at TZ Sports, at 6400 Ridge Road in Eldersburg. Camp is for ages 7-12. Cost is $75 per camper.


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The regular meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" will be held on Saturday, April 6 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way in Columbia. The speaker will be Dick Heller, the dean of Washington sportswriters. Call 410-740-1145 for more information.

AYRA Spring 2013 Baseball registration is open. Leagues are available for all players ages 5-18. Visit http://www.ayra.com for details. The season runs from April 1 to the end of school year. AYRA provides a youth baseball program central to Clarksville, Columbia, Fulton, Maple Lawn, North Laurel, Savage and Simpsonville communities.

Soccer

Team registration is currently being accepted for the US Club Soccer's 2013 Maryland Cup scheduled for June 1 and 2 at and around the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The tournament offers recreational travel and premier travel divisions and is open to boys and girls' age groups from U10 to U19. Winners in the premier travel division earn a free berth onto US Club regional competition. The application deadline is May 1, 2013. The online application and additional information is available at elitetournaments.com or by emailing mlibber@elitetournaments.com.

Tennis

The Glenmont tennis league is a summer recreational league for adult women. It is a fun league where you can meet new players. Applications are due by April 1. Any questions, call 410-730-6565 or email suefilson@verizon.com.

Football/Cheer

The Ellicott City Patriots Youth Football, Cheer and Poms program is holding preregistration for the upcoming 2013 fall season. Ensure you hold a spot on our teams by coming out this Saturday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Howard County Recreation and Parks Building (7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, side entrance). Coaches for football, cheer and poms will be on site to meet with you and answer any questions you may have. For more information about the EC Patriots, go to www.ecpatriots.com.

Golf

The First Tee of Howard County has added a new class for spring 2013. If you are new to The First Tee and are between the ages of 12 and 15 we are offering a combined PLAYer/PAR class #150, beginning April 22. Upon successful completion of this class, participants can move on to take the next level BIRDIE class. You can find schedules and registration information at http://www.thefirstteehowardcounty.org.

Football

The Columbia Ravens are continuing to accept applications for football coaches at all levels for the 2013 fall season. Interviews will be conducted Monday, April 8 and April 15, between 6-8 p.m. Interested parties should email columbiaravens@gmail.com for additional information.

Basketball

HC Elite offers spring break basketball camps, April 1-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info go to http://www.hcelitebasketball.com/camps.

Running

Registration is now open for the Howard County Junior Striders spring track program for kids ages five to 15. Search 'Howard County Junior Striders' on active.com to register and for more information. Practice starts March 25, but sign up now to avoid the late fee.

Upcoming Striders races: Mind, Body & Soul 5k in Woodstock, March 23; Queen Anne's Race, a 5k trail run to end Kennedy's disease in Cooksville, April 7; Retriever Run, Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School, April 21; Wine in the Woods 5k at Centennial Lake (only $21), May 11; Hills of Milltown 5k, May 12.