Submitting sports notices

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

Special Olympics

Orioles fans who plan to attend games at Camden Yards this year have the opportunity to help Special Olympics athletes at the same time. Special Olympics has obtained vouchers for $15 tickets to all Oriole games except the prime games. Five dollars from each ticket purchased will go to Special Olympics. To order tickets, email r7a1m5@aol.com or call 443-904-3326.


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

Baseball

The regular meeting of Talkin' Baseball will be held June 14 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Paul Dickson who will discuss his book, "Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick." Call 410-740-1145.

The Rich Jenkins Summer Baseball Camps offer instruction and game experience for players ages 5-15. For more information, go to richjenkinsbaseballcamps.com/ or call 410-707-6387. Register by calling 410-313-7275.

Softball

Mt. Hebron High School is hosting a fastpitch hitting camp June 11-15. The camp, run by coach Chuck Struhar, is open to students in grades 3-8 (incoming ninth graders) and will focus on hitting, bunting and baserunning. Email cstruhar@hcpss.org.

The Maryland Stars fastpitch camp will be held June 25-29 at Mayeski Park in Carroll County. The camp is for players ages 7-13 and is offered in two time slots (9 a.m.-noon and 12:30-3:30 p.m.). Cost: $120 per session (if registered before June 1). Email cwarholic@gmail.com.

Rugby

The county rec department is inviting boys and girls to register for its Summer Rugby League (ages 6-18) and rugby camps (ages 7-16). Ages 6-14 play a two-hand touch version of the game; ages 15-18 play the tackle version. The teams practice twice a week from 6:30-8:30 p.m. starting the second week of June. Games are on Saturdays (mid-June to early August) at different county locations. Cost: $90. Call 410-313-4715; register at 410-313-7275.

Football and cheer

The Howard County Terps youth tackle football and cheerleading is open for registration. The Terps are for ages 5 through 14. Practices start July 30 and games begin in late August. Home games will be played on the new turf fields at Blandair Park. Register at 410-313-7275.

Register for the Ellicott City Patriots football, cheerleading or new poms squad. Ages 4-14 are welcome (four year olds are for junior cheer). Register through parks and recreation at http://www.hcrpsports.com.

The cheer and poms programs need head coaches, assistant coaches, teen coaches, competition coaches, tumbling coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, fitness trainers and administrative helpers. Every position is open and all candidates will be interviewed. Email theklopfamly@verizon.net or call 443-851-9351 if interested in interviewing for these volunteer positions.

The football program needs head and assistant coaches and administrative helpers. Every position is considered open and all candidates will be interviewed. Several training sessions will be held. If interested email mgrisham@verizon.net.