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Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for the Spring 2014 Recreation season scheduled to begin the weekend of April 4-6. The league is open to players from ages 7-18. Teams meet for eight weeks for practices and weekend games. Players receive an Under Armour jersey, shorts and socks. Register by March 21 to ensure placement on a team. Go to sackick.com to register. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAC is now registering players for the Spring 2014 Clinic season scheduled to begin the weekend of April 4-6. The league is open to players from ages 4-6. Players receive an Under Armour jersey and socks. Register by March 21 to ensure placement on a team. Go to sackick.com to register. For more information, contact email@example.com.
The SAC Juniors Program offers six, one-hour weekday or weekend introductory sessions for ages 3-4 throughout the year in Howard County. Players receive an Under Armour jersey. Topics include body awareness, agility, balance and ball control. Go to sackick.com to register. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A shooting and finishing clinic for boys and girls high school soccer players looking to fine-tune their abilities will be held at the New Goals Baltimore facility from 7-8 p.m. on Thursdays from March 6-April 10. The clinic is being run by Coach Ben Christian (Stevenson University). The cost is $150 a player. Soccer balls are included.
Women's pick-up soccer is being held at the New Goals Baltimore on Sunday nights from 8-10 p.m. It is $10 and women of all abilities are welcome. The facility is located at 6159 Edmondson Ave. in Catonsville.
ASA/USA Softball and Softball Factory will be hosting an open tryout National Identification Program for high school softball players in Bel Air on March 9 at Harford Sports Complex. Players should report to the field for registration by 9 a.m. All softball players ages 13-18 are encouraged to attend. Select players from the event will qualify for Under Armour Softball Factory National teams or National Training events. Registration fee is $99. Call 855-822-5115 with questions.
The Hero's Tournament Lacrosse Club will be holding its Fourth Annual Golf Tournament April 28 at Turf Valley. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Hero's teams. For more information about the event, including a registration form, visit Heroslax.com.
The First Tee of Howard County is holding its annual "Taste for the First Tee" on March 20. The event will be held at Turf Valley's grand ballroom from 6-9 p.m. There will be a live jazz band and food from several of Howard County's fine restaurants. Tickets are $60 each and a reserved table for 8 is $450. Call 410-730-1114 for more information.
The Crusader Nation Basketball Program will hold tryouts for its boys teams. The schedule is as follows: 14U (8th grade) and 15U (9th grade) from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays starting March 3; 16U (10 th grade) and 17U (11th grade) from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 11. Visit crusadernation.org or call 410-984-4092 for more information.
Next Level Up Basketball will host free shooting clinics on March 8, 15 and 22. Clinics are open to all boys and girls grades 7-10. Also AAU tryout dates are posted. Clinics will be held at the Westminster Family Center from 2 to 3 p.m. Visit nextlevelupbasketball.com or call 443-546-6464 for details or to ask questions.
HC Elite will hold tryouts for AAU basketball teams playing this spring and summer. Go to HCElitebasketball.com for more information.
AYRA spring baseball registration is open. Leagues are available for all players ages 5-18. Visit ayra.com for details. The season starts April 1 and runs until the end of the school year.