Submitting sports notices

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


The Howard County Recreation and Parks' Celebration of Sports golf tournament will be held Oct. 14 at Timbers at Troy. The tournament begins with a shotogun start at 9:30 a.m. Fees: $85 (individual); $340 (team). Register by calling 410-313-7275 or online at

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




HoopKidz Instructional Basketball sessions begin Oct. 1 the Maryland Juniors Sports Center in Jessup. Go to


The i9 basketball season will run Sundays, Oct. 2-Nov. 20, at the Howard County Sports Center on Dorsey Road in Elkridge. The divisions and times are: Pee Wee (ages 5-6), 4-5:15 p.m.; Youth (ages 7-9), 5:15-6:30 p.m., and Senior (ages 10-11), 6:30-7:45 p.m. Register online at or calal 443-485-4202.




Teams are forming to represent Howard County in the Baltimore Tennis Patrons Junior Indoor Tennis League. There are four divisions, and boys and girls, grades four through 12, are welcome. Play runs October through March on weekends only.

New player evaluations continue 2:30-5:30 p.m., Sept. 18, at the Owen Brown Tennis Club, in Columbia. Players should come ready to hit tennis balls.

For more information, call 410-296-2100 or email


Field hockey


Team Baltimore Field Hockey Club will hold tryouts Oct. 1 from 10-11 a.m. at Garrison Forest School in Reisterstown. The tryouts are free and open to all U-14, U-16 and U-19 players. Teams play in local and national tournaments and practice on Sunday afternoons at Garrison, starting in November. Email or call 410-531-7655. Register at