Submitting sports notices
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578.
Waterloo Elementary School is hosting a Family Fit 5k and Fun Run 1k, Sat., March 17 at Centennial High School. Check in begins at 7:45 a.m.; the run/walk begins at 9 a.m. The event is being held to raise money for two cancer related funds — the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and the Children's Roads to Recovery. Race day registration is $15 per family (checks should be made out to the chosen fund.)
Registration forms are available at http://www.waterloopta.org.
The Howard County Junior Striders spring track registration is open. Practice starts March 26 and will be held Monday and Thursday evenings through May 21. There are two locations: sprinters and field event athletes born 2005 and before will practice at Oakland Mills, distance runners born in 2005 and before and all participants born in 2006 or 2007 will practice at Atholton. Register at the youth page at http://www.bullseyerunning.com or at http://www.striders.net. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freedom HKY (formerly Spitfire Field Hockey), a competitive, year-round field hockey club run by former national team players, will hold tryouts for its 2012 spring outdoor teams on March 15 and 22 at the University of Maryland College Park and March 25 and April 1 at Western Regional Park.
Freedom fields boys and girls teams for U-10 through U-14 and women's teams for U-16 and U-19.
Select teams practice up to twice a week and will play in spring and summer competitive tournaments.
In conjunction with Howard County General Hospital, the River Hill High School Boosters are offering sports physicals April 17 from 6-9 p.m. Advance registration is preferred; the cost is $25. Registration forms are available at http://www.riverhill.org. Email questions to email@example.com.
The Glenmont Tennis League is a summer recreational tennis league for adult women. Meet new players and just have fun. Applications are due by April 1. For an application, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-730-6565.
The Cindy LaRue League, an informal co-rec softball league, is looking for players age 19 and older —especially couples and women — from all parts of Howard County. This is slow-pitch, non-competitive softball played on Sunday afternoons at Wilde Lake Middle School from late April to August. Athletic skill not required. Everyone plays. Registration fee: approximately $20 per person. E-mail email@example.com or call 410-461-6712.
The Ellicott City Patriots Cheer and brand new poms squad is looking for head coaches, assistant coaches, teen coaches, competition coaches, tumbling coaches, stunt coaches, dance coaches, fitness trainers and administrative helpers.
Every position is considered open and all candidates will be interviewed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-250-9838.
Registration for the Ellicott City Patriots football, cheer and poms squads is March 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Howard County Recreation and Parks headquarters, 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia.
The River Hill Boosters are sponsoring summer sports camps at River Hill High School. The camps are designed to help young athletes improve their fundamental athletic skills. Weekly camps begin June 18 and run from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Over 20 different camps are offered including football, dance and an Allied Sports camp. Camp forms are available in the main office at River Hill High School or at http://www.riverhill.org. Call 410-313-7120.
Register before May 15 and receive a 10 percent discount for the Reservoir Boosters Summer camps. Register online at camps.rhsboosters.com. Email questions to email@example.com.
Registration for the Hammond High School Boosters summer sports and clubs program can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/hammondhsboostercamps/. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Registration for the Marriotts Ridge High School Boosters Summer Camps is open. There is a 10 percent early bird discount through May 15. Registration forms and online purchases (via Visa/MasterCard) are at http://www.mrhs-boosters.com/summercamps. Email email@example.com with questions.
The Maryland Exiles Youth Rugby team is holding tryouts through the month of March. Experienced and inexperienced players are welcome to join the Exiles in their quest for a third straight Potomac Rugby Union League Championship. The team is open to all public, private or home schooled students in or near Montgomery County. Potential players and interested parents can view the team's website at http://www.highschoolrugby.com. Call 301-693-4123.
The rec department's adult co-rec football league begins March 27. Games will take place on Tuesday nights between 6:15 and 10:30 p.m. Cost: $285 per team, plus $30 weekly due to officials.
The inaugural Adult Co-Rec Football Tournament will take place June 30-July 1. Games will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee: $200 per team. Register by June 1.
All league and summer tournament games will be held on Howard County turf fields. To register call 410-313-7275 or go online to http://www.howardcountymd.gov/rap.
The Howard County rec department is registering for the Spring Flag Football League for boys and girls ages 5-14. Games are 5-on-5 and 50 minutes long. Practices are one hour, one day per week, between 5 and 8 p.m. starting April 1. Practice locations depend on team assignment. Games are played on Sundays at Hollifield Elementary beginning April 14. Cost: $90.
Volunteer coaches are needed and receive a discount for their child.
Flag football referees are also needed. Salary is up to $20 an hour, depending on experience. Call 410-313-4715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 410-313-7275 to register.
The Howard County Terps Youth Football and Cheer program is seeking experienced and dedicated coaches for the fall season. Applicants must be available evenings and weekends during the season which begins in late July. Interviews will begin in March. Applicants will be subject to a background check before final assignment and will need to attend coaches meetings, clinics and classes before season begins.
The Western Howard County Warhawks cheer program will hold registration for their upcoming season March 18, from noon-2 p.m. at the Glenwood Community Center. Go to http://www.gowarhawks.com or e-mail email@example.com.
The Waverly Woods Ladies Golf League will hold its organizational meeting Tues., March 20 at 9 a.m. at the Waverly Woods Pro Shop, 2100 Warwick Way, Marriottsville. The league is for players who have an existing handicap or are working toward acquiring one. The 18-hole league plays on Tuesday mornings. A continental breakfast will be served at the meeting and there will be a trunk show of Nike ladies golf attire. Weather permitting, all participants will be permitted to play nine holes of free golf. Call 410-501-3534.
The Glen Mar Golf Classic set for May 7 at the Timbers of Troy Golf Course in Elkridge is hosted by Glen Mar United Methodist Church and will benefit Grassroots, Howard County's 24-hour crisis intervention center which shelters individuals and families who are homeless.
The format is captain's choice. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8:30. Entry fee: $125 (per player); $500 (foursome). Non-golfers may attend at $25 per person to join the luncheon and participate in the silent auction.
Sponsorships are available from $2,500 (corporate level) to $250 (signage on one of the 18 holes). All proceeds from tournament sponsorships, fees and the silent auction will support operations at Grassroots.
Register at http://www.glenmargolfclassic.com. For information about sponsorships, call 410-465-4995.
Thunder Soccer Club's Spurs (U-9 boys born between Aug. 1, 2002 and July 31, 2003) are holding supplemental tryouts Mondays from 5-6 p.m. at the Howard County Sports Center, 6742 Dorsey Road, Elkridge and Fridays from 6-7 p.m. at Philips School, 8920 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-227-0188.
Team registration is being accepted for the U.S. Club Soccer's 2012 Maryland Cup, which will take place April 28-29 in Carroll County.
The Maryland Cup features boys and girls competition in U-10 to U-19 single age groupings in recreational travel and premier travel levels. The premier lever winners receive a free berth to the US Club regional competition.
Register by April 18 at elitetournaments.com.
Soccer Source 360 is offering a spring break camp (April 2-6) and week-long summer camps starting June 18 at various locations around the county. Go to http://www.soccersource360.com or call 443-851-0844.
The final tryout for the Maryland Sure Shots AAU boys basketball teams will be held Fri., March 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Leadership Through Athletics, 2900 Hammonds Ferry Road, Lansdowne. The tryouts are for the sixth, eighth and 11th grade teams. Call 410-917-9588.
Team registration is underway for the Lax Max Lacrosse Tournament which will be held June 8-10 in Westminster. The event is open to all school, recreation and club affiliated teams. Competition is available in the AA, A, A/B, B, B/C and C levels for both boys and girls. Registration material is available at laxmax.com. Call 410-363-8610.