Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email ( Questions? Call 410-332-6605.


The Western Howard County Fever girls fastpitch travel program will hold tryouts at Western Regional Park on field 3 as follows:

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

10-U: noon-2:30 p.m., Aug. 12 and 19. Email

11-U: noon-2:30 p.m, Aug. 11 and 25; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Aug. 15. Email

12-U: 2:30-5 p.m., Aug. 12; noon-2:30 p.m., Aug. 19. Email

13-UC: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Aug. 8; noon-2:30 p.m., Aug. 26. Email

13-U: noon-2:30 p.m., Aug. 12; 2:30-5 p.m., Aug. 18 and 19. Email

14-U: noon-2:30 p.m., Aug. 12; 2:30-5 p.m., Aug. 18 and 19. Email

15-U: 9:30-noon, Aug. 12 and 19. Email

16-U: 9:30-noon, Aug. 12 and 19. Email

18-UB: noon-2:30 p.m., Aug. 19 and 25. Email

18-UA: 2:30-5 p.m., Aug. 11 and 18. Email

Private tryouts may also be offered by individual coaches.

The Fever's teams play fall ball, practice indoors during the winter, play in national events as well as college showcases for the high school age teams.

Call 410-365-1404 or 443-756-0608 with questions.

The Maryland Chill fastpitch softball organization, located in Ellicott City, field teams in every age group from 10-U to 18-U. Maryland Chill teams play in tournaments in the Mid-Atlantic region and have played in national tournaments. Tryouts for the 2012-13 season are:

10-U: 10:30-noon, Aug. 11; 6-8 p.m., Aug. 13. Raindate: 9-10:30 a.m., Aug. 18.