Submitting sports notices

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


Thunder Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its rising U-14 Girls WAGS Division I team June 4, 5 and 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Alpha Ridge Park. Register for the tryouts at For information, go to or email

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The Under Armour SAC Player Development Soccer Camp will be held June 11-15, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m., at the Bob Lucido fields at Covenant Park. The camp is for boys and girls ages 7-16 and is under the direction of former Johns Hopkins University coach Matt Smith. Register at or


The Rob Ryerson Professional Residential Soccer Camps will be held at Mount St. Mary's University June 17 (girls advanced, ages 11-17), June 22-24 (boys advanced, ages 9-10), June 24-28 (boys advanced, ages 11-17), July 22-26 (coed advanced, ages 11-17). Go to, email or call 1-877-futbol-1.


Registration is open for the Western Howard County Soccer program fall season. Teams are being formed for boys and girls ages 5-18. Go to for more information and registration.

Field hockey

The Long Reach High School field hockey program is hosting a one-day clinic, June 13, from 4-5 p.m. at the school. The clinic is for incoming freshmen girls interested in trying out for the team. No experience necessary. Current and former Long Reach players will be on hand to review expectations for tryouts and the upcoming season. Parents are welcome to stay and ask questions. Participants will need running shoes, water and a field hockey stick. The clinic will meet on the Long Reach track. Email questions to

Sports physicals

Kernan Sports Medicine is offering pre-participation sports physicals for high school athletes. Cost: $30 per athlete for completion of the Kernan Sports Medicine physical form. There is an added $5 fee for each additional form. Call 410-298-0990 ext.15 to speak with a certified athletic trainer to set up an appointment. Walk-ins not accepted.

Physicals are offered:

June 24, 9 a.m.-noon, Kernan Physical Therapy in Woodlawn.

July 22, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Central Maryland Rehabilitation in Columbia. (Must register by July 18).

Aug. 5, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Maryland Orthopedic Associates in Columbia. (Must register by Aug. 1).


TriColumbia's 5th annual Kidz Triathlon will be held July 22 as part of the Maryland Youth Triathlon Series. The Kidz Tri is for ages 7-15. Race distances are age appropriate. For more information on the Maryland Youth Triathlon series or to register today for the TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon, visit