Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email ( Questions? Call 410-332-6578.


The First Tee of Howard County's spring program still has openings for selected sessions. Register and find schedule online at

Submit a Letter to the Editor for the Laurel Leader, Columbia Flier and Howard County Times


The Mt. Hebron girls lacrosse camp will be held from 5-8 p.m., June 11-18 at Mt. Hebron High School. The camp is for girls in grades 1-8. Both fundamentals and advanced skills will be taught. Registration forms are available at


Bullseye Running is coordinating the following races. Register at

April 21, 8 a.m., Ellicott City's Hills of Milltown 5k. This is a fundraiser for Blossoms of Hope.

April 22, 8:30 a.m., Savage Boys and Girls Club U-12 Red travel baseball team 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk. This is a fundraiser for the U-12 Red team's trip to Cooperstown this summer.

April 28, 8 a.m., Thunder Hill 5k and 1 mile run/walk at Thunder Hill Elementary School. This is a community outreach to promote health and wellness.

May 5, 9 a.m., Hope for the Homeless 5k trail race and 1 mile fun run/walk. This is a fundraiser for the Rt. 1 homeless shelter.

Reservoir High School will hold its sixth annual Musical Madness 5k and 1k kids' fun run May 12 in Maple Lawn. The race starts at 8 a.m. and the post-race festival will include food and prizes from race sponsors and musical performances by Reservoir students. Musical Madness is a fundraiser for the Reservoir music program. Go to for details.

The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association Central Maryland Chapter is holding its annual Race for Excellence 5k and 1-mile fun run. The race will be held at April 28 at 9 a.m. at 6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Columbia. The race benefits AFCEA's Central Maryland Scholarship fund. Go to

The Elkridge Elementary School PTA is sponsoring its second annual Elkster 5k and Fun Run, April 15. The races start at 9 a.m. at Elkridge Elementary School, 7075 Montgomery Road, Elkridge. Register online at or at For more information or to make a donation email

Table tennis

The newly renovated Maryland Table Tennis Center is having an Open House and Grand Re-Opening April 7. Many of the top players in the United States will be present. There will be junior training (10:30 a.m.-noon), demonstrations (noon-2 p.m.), exhibitions, instruction and open play (2-4 p.m.). All activities are free. The center is located at 18761-Q Frederick Road, Gaithersburg, MD. Email or call 240-994-7144.

Sports physicals

In conjunction with Howard County General Hospital, the River Hill High School Boosters are offering sports physicals April 17 from 6-9 p.m. Advance registration is preferred; the cost is $25. Registration forms are available at Email questions to