Submitting sports notices

Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday.

Training

Accelerate Your Game will be conducting Speed, Agility and Quickness Training on Mondays and Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. this fall. For more information and to register, visit accelerateyourgame.com or call 301-490-7002.


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Basketball

Western Howard County Basketball is accepting registrations for its recreation teams for the 2013-14 season. Tryout information for its travel teams is posted online. Go to teamsportsinfo.com to find out more.

The Sharks Travel Basketball tryouts will begin in September at middle and high schools in Howard County. Tryouts will be held in the evening and are available for boys in third through eighth grade, along with girls in fourth through eighth grade. For exact schedules and updates visit hcyp.org. Email billnap2844@yahoo.com with questions.

Increase your Vertical Jump, Speed and Agility at Accelerate Your Game Basketball Training on Tuesdays and Thursdays this fall. For more information, visit accelerateyourgame.com or call 301-490-7002.

The WHC Force Travel basketball tryouts will be held for eighth grade boys on Sept. 8 (2-4 p.m. at the Glenwood Community Center), Sept. 10 (7-9 p.m. at Folly Quarter Middle School) and Sept. 15 (11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Glenwood Community Center). All tryout information is listed on the whcybasketball website. Please also check the site for changes to times or dates for the tryouts. For more information contact BJ Borden at Hbordenjr@aol.com or 443-790-4768.

Golf

Athelas Institute Inc., a Columbia-based non-profit human service organization providing housing, job and individual support to adults with intellectual disabilities, will be hosting its 20th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 30 at Hobbit's Glen Golf Course in Columbia. The tournament is for all skill levels, with prize giveaways and lunch. Call 410-964-1241 Ext. 107 or e-mail plowens@athelasinstitute.org for more information, including sponsorship opportunities, or register at athelasinstitute.org.

Lacrosse

The Maryland RoughRider high school and youth club lacrosse program has announced the addition of four new coaches to the program, headlined by former University of Maryland and MLL standout Brian Reese. In addition to Reese, Eric Diprospero, Jon Robinson and Matt Warner are all joining the coaching staff. The RoughRider program will begin tryouts for its Spring/Summer teams on Sept. 8.

Tennis

The Baltimore Tennis Patrons are beginning to put together their travel teams and instructional tennis programs for the 2013-14 Junior Indoor League season for boys and girls in fourth-12th grade. In Howard County, there are three teams based out of the Owen Brown Tennis Club and three teams based out of the Columbia Athletic Center. Many high school players in Howard County play in the league to gain instruction and match experience.

In order to get into the league, new players must attend one of the upcoming evaluation sessions, which will be held at the Owen Brown Tennis Club on Sept. 15 and Sept 17. For more information, contact the Baltimore Tennis Patrons at 410-296-2100 or email tennis@tennispatrons.org.